This report describes the typical weather at the Yoho Park (Field, British Columbia, Canada) weather station over the course of an average year. It is based on the historical records from 2001 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.
Field, British Columbia has a humid continental climate with warm summers and no dry season. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by forests (56%) and tundra (42%).
Over the course of a year, the temperature typically varies from 3°F to 70°F and is rarely below -16°F or above 80°F.
The warm season lasts from June 11 to September 9 with an average daily high temperature above 58°F. The hottest day of the year is July 30, with an average high of 70°F and low of 42°F.
The cold season lasts from November 16 to February 20 with an average daily high temperature below 24°F. The coldest day of the year is December 24, with an average low of 3°F and high of 13°F.
The length of the day varies significantly over the course of the year. The shortest day is December 21 with 7:50 hours of daylight; the longest day is June 20 with 16:39 hours of daylight.
The earliest sunrise is at 5:27am on June 18 and the latest sunset is at 10:07pm on June 22. The latest sunrise is at 8:51am on December 29 and the earliest sunset is at 4:36pm on December 12.
Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in this location during 2012, starting in the spring on March 11 and ending in the fall on November 4.
This weather station does not reliably report sky cover.
There is either very little precipitation at this location, or the weather station does not reliably report the conditions.
Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at any time during the year at this location or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.
The relative humidity typically ranges from 38% (comfortable) to 95% (very humid) over the course of the year, rarely dropping below 21% (dry) and reaching as high as 100% (very humid).
The air is driest around July 27, at which time the relative humidity drops below 46% (comfortable) three days out of four; it is most humid around June 15, exceeding 94% (very humid) three days out of four.
Dew point is often a better measure of how comfortable a person will find the weather than relative humidity because it more directly relates to whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid.
Over the course of a year, the dew point typically varies from 1°F (dry) to 49°F (dry) and is rarely below -20°F (dry) or above 54°F (very comfortable).
Over the course of the year typical wind speeds vary from 1 mph to 19 mph (calm to fresh breeze), rarely exceeding 26 mph (strong breeze).
The highest average wind speed of 12 mph (gentle breeze) occurs around January 13, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 19 mph (fresh breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 7 mph (light breeze) occurs around August 11, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 15 mph (moderate breeze).