Climate and Vegetation

The climate at Red Lake is characterized by cold winters and moderate summers. The highest average temperature is 18.1°C in July and the coldest average temperature is -19.6°C in January. The average yearly precipitation is 640 mm, with the highest rainfall in June (90.8 mm) and the highest snowfall in January (33.4mm; www.climate.weatheroffice.gc.ca. Snowfall typically starts in late October and snow melting starts in late March.

Vegetation is typical of northern boreal forest consisting of aspen, spruce, birch, tamarack and pine.

Exploration can be completed year round. Mapping and geochemical surveys are best executed in the summer months and drilling on the claims on lakes is only possible during the winter months when the ice cover on the lakes is thick.