Grand Canyon Park Weather

Partly Cloudy




Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the low 30s.

Partly Cloudy




Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine in the morning with more clouds for later in the day. High 67F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph.





Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 64F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph.

Mostly Cloudy




Mostly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will become overcast in the afternoon. High near 60F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph.

Chance of Rain




Chance of Rain
Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will give way to occasional showers in the afternoon. High 58F. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

Chance of Rain




Chance of Rain
Cloudy with occasional rain showers. High near 60F. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.


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 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...

Temperature Inversion Fog. NP Photo by Erin Whittaker

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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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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...

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

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