In the winter months, from November to March, Whitehorse is cold. While the temperature can dip quite low, it's a dry cold which is quite tolerable. By dressing in layers, winter sports can be enjoyable and you'll find the crisp air invigorating. The summer brings comfortable temperatures that complement a day on the water or a hike through the area's many trails. The area gets warmer than you might think – July averages a temperature of 20 C (68 F) during the day.