The weather station is located 20 kilometers north of downtown Whitehorse, which is the capitale of Yukon Territory, in Canada.
The town is about 26.000 inhabitants, the Territory counts a little bit more than 34.000, on an area of 482,000 sqm, just a bit smaller than France.
The station opened in September 2009, and send reports to several weather amateur networks such as Awekas, CWOP, PWS, Anything Weather, MetOffice et Weather Wunderground.
Here are some characteristics of the station :
- The station is located in the Hidden Valley Subdivision, on the top of a small hill, 660 meters above sea level.
- The hill is about 100 meters wide, orientated East-West and surrounded by a small depression North, South and West. The environment is mainly wooded.
- It is a Davis Vantage Pro 2 station, with an ISS at 1,50 m above ground.
- It has an active and passive aspiration, the anemometer is at 2,00 m above ground
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