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Photos of Mayo, Yukon

An Explorer's Guide to Mayo, Yukon

This sign is seen on the North Klondike Highway just south of Stewart Crossing, the Junction of the North Klondike and the Silver Trail which leads to Mayo, Elsa and Keno City. The record high temperature at Mayo was 36.1°C (97°F) on June 14, 1969, the coldest was -62.2°C (-80°F) on February 3, 1947. That is the Canadian record for the greatest range of absolute temperatures, a difference of 98.3 degrees Celsius between the extreme high and extreme low.

This photograph is © 2014 by Murray Lundberg, and is not to be copied without express permission.
Mayo, the hottest and the coldest spot in the Yukon