Best Time To Visit Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah

Best Time To Go To Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon lies in the heart of South Central Utah, which faces some extreme variance in weather depending on the current times of year and weather patterns. Bryce Canyon is much higher in elevation so temperatures swing really fast when cold fronts come in.

  • Summer (June – August) - Summer days in Bryce are quite pleasant and the nights are cool at 8,000-9,000 feet. July is considered the warmest month, with an average daytime high temperature of 27 degrees Celsius and a night-time low of 8 degrees Celsius. This is also the best time to visit Bryce Canyon. Much of the area’s rainfall comes as afternoon thundershowers during Mid to late summer. Spring and fall weather is highly variable.
  • Fall (September - October) –  Fall in Bryce Canyon can be relatively on the colder side with temperatures fluctuating between – 18 (minimum) to 30 (maximum) degrees Celsius. Due to the rather unpredictable weather, one could also experience some snowfall during the months of October.
  • Winter (November – February) –  Winter nights in Bryce Canyon are subfreezing. During some winters, Alaskan cold fronts descend on the Colorado Plateau region bringing temperatures to the lowest of 30 degrees below zero. Although January and February considered being the snowiest month, the area can experience snowstorms from October through April. Annual snowfall averages 95 inches, giving you the change for the greatest for cross-country skiing and sledging in Utah’s world famous snow. The winter months draw many visitors for winter activities. December is the coldest month out of the year in Bryce Canyon.
  • Spring (March – May) – Spring in Bryce Canyon is towards the cooler to mildly warm side, however carrying a jacket or coat is not a bad idea as it is relatively cool. During the spring season, one can the see run off and snow melt from the higher elevation mountains that surround Bryce Canyon. The temperature can fluctuate between -5 to 25 degrees Celsius during these months.

The best time to visit Bryce Canyon National Park would be during the summer months when the weather is relatively pleasant with minimum fluctuations. November can also be considered the best time to visit for winter activities.

Climate in Bryce Canyon National Park

Know weather for your travel dates:

24-May-2018
Today 24 May

73

44

Clear throughout the day.

Wind:2.32 m/s

Humidity:24%

Precipitation:0%

  • Fri 25 May
    67 | 41

    Partly cloudy starting in the evening.

  • Sat 26 May
    61 | 42

    Partly cloudy until evening.

  • Sun 27 May
    68 | 44

    Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.

  • Mon 28 May
    73 | 46

    Partly cloudy starting in the evening.

  • Tue 29 May
    75 | 47

    Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

  • Wed 30 May
    75 | 46

    Mostly cloudy until evening.

Month wise Weather in Bryce Canyon National Park

Average Temperature in Bryce Canyon National Park by month

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  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 27℉

Minimum temperature: -4℉

Maximum temperature: 46℉

Feb

Average temperature: 35℉

Minimum temperature: 5℉

Maximum temperature: 54℉

Mar

Average temperature: 43℉

Minimum temperature: 10℉

Maximum temperature: 70℉

Apr

Average temperature: 45℉

Minimum temperature: 23℉

Maximum temperature: 70℉

May

Average temperature: 53℉

Minimum temperature: 27℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Jun

Average temperature: 66℉

Minimum temperature: 37℉

Maximum temperature: 93℉

Jul

Average temperature: 71℉

Minimum temperature: 46℉

Maximum temperature: 97℉

Aug

Average temperature: 67℉

Minimum temperature: 46℉

Maximum temperature: 88℉

Sep

Average temperature: 58℉

Minimum temperature: 28℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Oct

Average temperature: 48℉

Minimum temperature: 21℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

Nov

Average temperature: 42℉

Minimum temperature: 14℉

Maximum temperature: 64℉

Dec

Average temperature: 27℉

Minimum temperature: -4℉

Maximum temperature: 50℉

Highest temperature in Bryce Canyon National Park is recorded as 96.8℉ in July.

Lowest temperature in Bryce Canyon National Park is recorded as -4℉ in January and December.

Average Rain in Bryce Canyon National Park by Month (in mm)

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  • 60
  • 40
  • 20 0
Jan

Average Rain: 12.79 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 61.94 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 12.83 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 125.39 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 16.23 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 255.48 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 8.72 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 113.02 mm

May

Average Rain: 8.64 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 130.09 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 1.08 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 26.33 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 61.73 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 610.09 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 22.67 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 332.9 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 17.75 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 151.73 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 0.85 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 12.37 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 0.31 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 7.74 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 10.99 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 111.5 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Bryce Canyon National Park is 610.09 mm in July.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Bryce Canyon National Park is November.

Average Humidity in Bryce Canyon National Park by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Feb

Average Humidity: 70%

Minimum Humidity: 59%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Mar

Average Humidity: 53%

Minimum Humidity: 41%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Apr

Average Humidity: 47%

Minimum Humidity: 37%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

May

Average Humidity: 42%

Minimum Humidity: 25%

Maximum Humidity: 81%

Jun

Average Humidity: 27%

Minimum Humidity: 17%

Maximum Humidity: 52%

Jul

Average Humidity: 44%

Minimum Humidity: 17%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Aug

Average Humidity: 49%

Minimum Humidity: 34%

Maximum Humidity: 69%

Sep

Average Humidity: 53%

Minimum Humidity: 32%

Maximum Humidity: 75%

Oct

Average Humidity: 40%

Minimum Humidity: 24%

Maximum Humidity: 58%

Nov

Average Humidity: 51%

Minimum Humidity: 36%

Maximum Humidity: 63%

Dec

Average Humidity: 68%

Minimum Humidity: 50%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Most humid month in Bryce Canyon National Park is January.

Least humid month in Bryce Canyon National Park is June.

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