Park Weather

With an elevation spanning from around 2000 feet to over 8000 feet, the Grand Canyon experiences a variety of weather conditions. This weather variety includes cold winters and mild pleasant summers, moderate humidity, with hot and drier summers at the bottom of the Grand Canyon along with cool damp winters. Summer thunderstorms and winter snowfall adds to the weather variety in this region.

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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...

Extreme Heat in the Grand Canyon

Extreme Heat in the Grand Canyon

Plan on going for a hike while visiting Grand Canyon National Park? Then make sure to be careful. Extreme heat, lack of shade and limited water sources can turn into the perfect storm making a quick day hike into a life-threatening nightmare. Read More...

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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...

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...

Temperature Inversion Fog. NP Photo by Erin Whittaker

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...

Weather for Grand Canyon National Park
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It is forcast to be Clear at 11:00 PM MST on September 23, 2014
Clear

79°/43°

It is forcast to be Clear at 11:00 PM MST on September 24, 2014
Clear

79°/46°

It is forcast to be Clear at 11:00 PM MST on September 25, 2014
Clear

79°/50°

It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 11:00 PM MST on September 26, 2014
Partly Cloudy

75°/50°

It is forcast to be Chance of a Thunderstorm at 11:00 PM MST on September 27, 2014
Chance of a Thunderstorm

72°/45°

It is forcast to be Clear at 11:00 PM MST on September 28, 2014
Clear

66°/37°

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