Carcross, originally known as Caribou Crossing, is an unincorporated community in Yukon, Canada, on Bennett Lake and Nares Lake. It is home to the Carcross/Tagish First Nation.
It is 74 km south-southeast by the Alaska Highway and the Klondike Highway from Whitehorse. The south end of Tagish Road is in Carcross. Carcross is also on the White Pass and Yukon Route railway.
Carcross is mainly known for its world-class mountain biking on the nearby Montana Mountain, and for the nearby Carcross Desert, often referred to as the “world’s smallest desert.” It occupies an area of about 1 square mile outside the community of Carcross in Yukon, Canada.
Carcross has a dry-summer subarctic climate (Köppen climate classification: Dsc), typical of this part of the Yukon. Summer days are mild to warm with crisp, cool nights due to low humidity during summers. Winters are cold by Canadian standards, but not so much by Yukon standards.
Annual snowfall averages 127 cm with peak snowpack reaching 40.6 cm during March. Carcross has one of the lowest amounts of precipitation days out of anywhere in Canada, only having 76 precipitation days, with the rainiest month September only averaging 9 days with precipitation, and the driest month April only averaging 2 days with precipitation.
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