Deer Lake and area has a micro-climate and enjoys a higher percentage of sunshine than any other place in the province, except Goose Bay in Labrador, which is similar but colder in winter. Summers are warm and pleasant and the winters cold and crisp with adequate snow for skiing and snowmobiling.

Climate facts are listed below (source Environment Canada)
Annual Average Temperatures
Annual Average Max. (C) 8.8
Annual Average Min. (C) -2.0
Annual Summer Max. (C) 19
Annual Summer Min. (C) 6.4
Annual Winter Max. (C) -0.8
Annual Winter Min. (C) -10.2
Annual Average Precipitation
Rainfall (mm) 696.7
Snowfall (cm) 393.8
Total Precipitation (mm) 1034.3