Grand Canyon Park Weather

Clear

Saturday

08/29

20%

Clear
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 83F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.

Chance of a Thunderstorm

Sunday

08/30

40%

Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partial cloudiness early, with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 79F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

Partly Cloudy

Monday

08/31

0%

Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High near 80F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.

Clear

Tuesday

09/01

0%

Clear
Sun and a few passing clouds. High 79F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph.

Clear

Wednesday

09/02

0%

Clear
Sunny skies. High 78F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph.

Clear

Thursday

09/03

0%

Clear
Sunny skies. High 77F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph.

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Enjoy Winter in the Grand Canyon

The South Rim is open year round, but the North Rim is closed from mid-October until mid-May. Learn about winter hiking, camping, and other activities here. Read More...

Extreme Heat in the Grand Canyon

Extreme Heat in the Grand Canyon

Plan on going for a hike in the Grand Canyon? Then make sure to be careful. Extreme heat, lack of shade and limited water sources can be a life-threatening nightmare. Read More...

Temperature Inversion Fog. NP Photo by Erin Whittaker

Grand Canyon Filled with Clouds – Temperature Inversion

The canyon sometimes gets fog called “temperature inversion” when warm air sits on top of cold air. A partial inversion occurs a couple times each year, usually in winter. Total inversions are rare. Read More...

Road in Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon Weather and Road Condition Hotlines

Be prepared by using these resources for weather and road conditions. Read More...

Plateau Point in the Grand Canyon. Photo by Doug Koffler

Grand Canyon Weather Trends

With an elevation spanning from around 2000 feet to over 8000 feet (760-2440m), the Grand Canyon area experiences a variety of weather conditions. Read More...

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South Rim Heat Index & Climate Overview

Grand Canyon South Rim, at about 7,000 feet elevation, is generally pleasant in the summer, with the average high temperature 84F and the average low 50F in July (the warmest month). Read More...

Rainbow at the end of a storm in the Grand Canyon

What to Pack for Grand Canyon’s Weather Above & Below-the-Rim

Weather can sidetrack your plans if you’re not prepared, so guarantee your time in the park is spent relishing the moment by packing the right gear. Read More...

Snow in the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Photo: NPS Michael Quinn

Winter Photos in the Grand Canyon

Even with all of the winter sunshine, significant snowfall can be expected during the winter, and occasionally snow will make it even to the river. The result is a beautiful blanket over red rock. Read More...