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Canadian Rocky Mountains Climate

Climate varies considerably from north to south in the Canadian Rocky Mountains ecoregion. A boreal weather pattern influences the northern end while inland maritime patterns affect the southern end.

Precipitation ranges from 80 inches, much of it snow, in the northern mountains to under 20 inches in the southern valleys. Overall, the precipitation averages just under 30 inches annually.


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