Annual average weather for Kathleen Lake, Yukon, Canada

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Annual Average Weather for Kathleen Lake, Yukon, Canada

The annual average maximum daily temperature is 4.0°C (39.2°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The annual average water temperature is typically 9.0°C (48.1°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit. Annually there are on average 6.3 days of rain per month and 4.1 hours of sun per day.

When is the best time to visit Kathleen Lake?

The best months to visit Kathleen Lake are May, June, July, August, for the best beach weather, the most sunshine and optimal sunbathing and swimming conditions with the least chance of rain.

The sea is best for swimming between June and October when the sea temperature is above the average 9°C (48°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Can you sunbathe in Kathleen Lake year round?

No, you can't sunbathe in Kathleen Lake all year round. Some months are too cold for sunbathing, however you might enjoy other beach activities such as taking a walk, going hiking along trails or just enjoying the scenery.

Even during the warmest month, sunbathing may not be ideal as temperatures don't reach 20°C (72°F). The warmest month in Kathleen Lake is July when the average maximum temperature is 19°C (67°F), average temperature is 13°C (55°F) and average minimum temperature is 6°C (43°F).

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Can you swim in Kathleen Lake year round?

No, you can't swim in Kathleen Lake all year round.

The warmest sea water temperatures in Kathleen Lake are found in August when they peak at 13°C (56°F) and lowest in February when they dip to 6°C (43°F).

The sea temperature is above average for swimming between June and October when the sea temperature is above 9°C (48°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

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When is the hottest month in Kathleen Lake?

The hottest month in Kathleen Lake is July when the average maximum temperature is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days 19°C (67°F), average temperature is 13°C (55°F) and average minimum temperature is 6°C (43°F).

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When is the coldest month in Kathleen Lake?

The coolest month in Kathleen Lake is January when the average maximum temperature is -13°C (10°F), average temperature is -18°C (-0°F) and average minimum temperature is -23°C (-10°F).

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When is the sunniest month in Kathleen Lake?

The sunniest days in Kathleen Lake are in June which has the most hours of sunshine per day. In June the sunshine percentage is 42% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.0 hours of sunshine per day.

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When is the least sunny month in Kathleen Lake?

December has the least sunshine. In December the sunshine percentage is 16% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with very little sunshine. There are only 0.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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When is the driest month in Kathleen Lake?

The driest month in Kathleen Lake is March with 1.2cm (0.5inches) of rain and January has the fewest days of rain with 2.5 days with some rain, a very dry time to visit the beach.

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When is the wettest month in Kathleen Lake?

The wettest month in Kathleen Lake is May with 6.9cm (2.7inches) of rain and August has the most days of rain with 11.5 days with some rain, a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

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When is the sea the coldest in Kathleen Lake?

The coldest sea water temperatures in Kathleen Lake are found in February when they dip to 6°C (43°F) which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

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When is the sea the warmest in Kathleen Lake?

The warmest sea water temperatures in Kathleen Lake are found in August when they peak at 13°C (56°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

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When is the most humid month in Kathleen Lake?

The most humid month in Kathleen Lake is August with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 8°C (46°F) which is a bit dry for some.

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When is the least humid month in Kathleen Lake?

The least humid month in Kathleen Lake is January with a dew point of -17°C (1°F) which is a bit dry for some.

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When is the windiest month in Kathleen Lake?

The most windy month in Kathleen Lake is May when the average maximum windspeed is 19KM/H (12MPH) and the average wind speed is 7KM/H (4MPH).

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Annual Temperature for Kathleen Lake

The hottest month in Kathleen Lake is July when the average maximum temperature is 19°C (67°F), average temperature is 13°C (55°F) and average minimum temperature is 6°C (43°F).

The coolest month in Kathleen Lake is January when the average maximum temperature is -13°C (-13°F), average temperature is -18°C (-0°F) and average minimum temperature is -23°C (-10°F).

Annual Sunshine for Kathleen Lake

The longest days in Kathleen Lake are in June, with an average of 19 hours of daylight per day. December has the shortest days with an average of 5.7 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in Kathleen Lake are in June which has the most hours of sunshine per day. The sunshine percentage is 42% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.0 hours of sunshine per day.

December has the least sunshine. The sunshine percentage is 16% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with very little sunshine. There are only 0.9 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in June when it reaches 6.8 and lowest in December when it reaches 1.2.

An ultraviolet index reading of 6 to 7 indicates a high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 20 minutes. Protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Annual Sea Temperature for Kathleen Lake

The warmest sea water temperatures in Kathleen Lake are found in August when they peak at 13°C (56°F) and lowest in February when they dip to 6°C (43°F).

The sea is best for swimming between June and October when the temperature is above 9°C (48°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Annual Rainfall for Kathleen Lake

The wettest month in Kathleen Lake is May with 6.9cm (2.7inches) of rain and August has the most days of rain with 11.5 days with some rain, a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

The driest month in Kathleen Lake is March with 1.2cm (0.5inches) of rain and January has the fewest days of rain with 2.5 days with some rain, a very dry time to visit the beach.

Annual Humidity for Kathleen Lake

The most humid month in Kathleen Lake is August with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 8°C (46°F) which is a bit dry for some.

The least humid month in Kathleen Lake is January with a dew point of -17°C (1°F) which is a bit dry for some.

Annual Wind Speed for Kathleen Lake

The most windy month in Kathleen Lake is May when the average maximum windspeed is 19KM/H (12MPH) and the average wind speed is 7KM/H (4MPH).

The least windy month in Kathleen Lake is December when the average maximum windspeed is 10KM/H (6MPH) and the average wind speed is 4KM/H (3MPH).

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