Best Time To Visit Death Valley National Park, California

Best Time To Go To Death Valley National Park

Death Valley is among the hottest areas on the planet. You can expect temperatures as high as 49 degrees Celsius (120 degrees Fahrenheit), and these are common between June and September. Between November and March, the weather is mild, and this is where you can expect temperatures of around 15-25 degrees Celsius (60-70 degrees Fahrenheit). Death Valley hardly sees rain, but that which falls in the mountain sends flood down canyons.

The weather is at its best from December to January. During summer, Death Valley is scorching, so travel only when the weather is not too hot.

Climate in Death Valley National Park

Know weather for your travel dates:

24-May-2018
Today 24 May

80

54

Clear throughout the day.

Wind:5.36 m/s

Humidity:25%

Precipitation:0.01%

  • Fri 25 May
    75 | 60

    Partly cloudy overnight.

  • Sat 26 May
    81 | 65

    Partly cloudy in the morning.

  • Sun 27 May
    88 | 71

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Mon 28 May
    90 | 71

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Tue 29 May
    92 | 69

    Partly cloudy overnight.

  • Wed 30 May
    88 | 64

    Partly cloudy in the morning.

Month wise Weather in Death Valley National Park

Average Temperature in Death Valley National Park by month

  • 120℉
  • 90℉
  • 60℉
  • 30℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 48℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 64℉

Feb

Average temperature: 56℉

Minimum temperature: 36℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

Mar

Average temperature: 64℉

Minimum temperature: 39℉

Maximum temperature: 88℉

Apr

Average temperature: 69℉

Minimum temperature: 48℉

Maximum temperature: 88℉

May

Average temperature: 78℉

Minimum temperature: 54℉

Maximum temperature: 102℉

Jun

Average temperature: 90℉

Minimum temperature: 59℉

Maximum temperature: 117℉

Jul

Average temperature: 96℉

Minimum temperature: 77℉

Maximum temperature: 113℉

Aug

Average temperature: 92℉

Minimum temperature: 75℉

Maximum temperature: 111℉

Sep

Average temperature: 82℉

Minimum temperature: 55℉

Maximum temperature: 109℉

Oct

Average temperature: 66℉

Minimum temperature: 43℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Nov

Average temperature: 56℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 77℉

Dec

Average temperature: 48℉

Minimum temperature: 30℉

Maximum temperature: 66℉

Highest temperature in Death Valley National Park is recorded as 116.6℉ in June.

Lowest temperature in Death Valley National Park is recorded as 30.2℉ in December.

Average Rain in Death Valley National Park by Month (in mm)

  • 20
  • 15
  • 10
  • 5 0
Jan

Average Rain: 19.68 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 165.69 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 18.86 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 253.96 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 3.49 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 38.71 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 1.75 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 30.97 mm

May

Average Rain: 1.35 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 21.7 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 0.1 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 3.11 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 3.8 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 46.45 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 7.14 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 52.67 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 7.22 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 102.17 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 0.82 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 12.37 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 12.99 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 145.57 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Death Valley National Park is 253.96 mm in February.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Death Valley National Park is October.

Average Humidity in Death Valley National Park by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 61%

Minimum Humidity: 42%

Maximum Humidity: 81%

Feb

Average Humidity: 56%

Minimum Humidity: 37%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Mar

Average Humidity: 36%

Minimum Humidity: 27%

Maximum Humidity: 46%

Apr

Average Humidity: 29%

Minimum Humidity: 18%

Maximum Humidity: 47%

May

Average Humidity: 26%

Minimum Humidity: 16%

Maximum Humidity: 50%

Jun

Average Humidity: 19%

Minimum Humidity: 12%

Maximum Humidity: 31%

Jul

Average Humidity: 23%

Minimum Humidity: 13%

Maximum Humidity: 50%

Aug

Average Humidity: 28%

Minimum Humidity: 19%

Maximum Humidity: 47%

Sep

Average Humidity: 34%

Minimum Humidity: 22%

Maximum Humidity: 55%

Oct

Average Humidity: 22%

Minimum Humidity: 14%

Maximum Humidity: 33%

Nov

Average Humidity: 38%

Minimum Humidity: 25%

Maximum Humidity: 53%

Dec

Average Humidity: 49%

Minimum Humidity: 28%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Most humid month in Death Valley National Park is January.

Least humid month in Death Valley National Park is June.

Best time to visit Death Valley National Park Attractions in May

  • Best time to visit Badwater in Death Valley National Park
    • Everyday : 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Zabriskie Point in Death Valley National Park
    • Everyday : 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Dante's View in Death Valley National Park
    • Everyday : 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Scotty's Castle in Death Valley National Park
    • Everyday : 09:30 AM to 03:30 PM