Best Time To Visit Yellowstone National Park

The best times to visit Yellowstone National Park from April to May and September and November. Each season brings with it a different facet of the park. Although the park is open all year round, it is always good to know the climate you might have to live in. Here’s a guide to the Yellow Stone National Park weather:

  • Spring: Mid March to early May. The daytime temperature varies from 40°F/ 4.4°C to 70°F/ 21°C. Night time temperature may drop below 0°.
  • Summer: May to early November. The daytime temperature varies from 65°F/ 18°C to 80°F/ 27°C. Night time temperature varies between 30°F/-1°C to 40°F/4.4°C.
  • Autumn: October end till early December. The daytime temperature varies from 50°F/ 10°C to 60°F/ 16°C. Night time temperature varies between 10°F/-12°C to 20°F/-5°C.
  • Winter:  Mid December to mid March. During the Yellow Stone winter, daytime temperature varies from 0°F/ -16°C to 8°F/-13°C. Night time temperature may fall well below zero degrees. 
09-Dec-2018
Today 09 Dec

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Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Wind:0.51 m/s

Humidity:83%

Precipitation:0.01%

  • Mon 10 Dec
    30 | 10

    Snow (1–4 cm.) overnight.

  • Tue 11 Dec
    19 | 14

    Snow (2–7 cm.) in the morning and overnight.

  • Wed 12 Dec
    19 | 2

    Heavy snow (5–12 cm.) until afternoon.

  • Thu 13 Dec
    21 | 4

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Fri 14 Dec
    33 | 18

    Light snow (< 1 cm.) overnight.

  • Sat 15 Dec
    19 | 3

    Snow (1–3 cm.) in the morning.

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Jan

Average temperature: 13℉

Minimum temperature: -24℉

Maximum temperature: 34℉

Feb

Average temperature: 25℉

Minimum temperature: -6℉

Maximum temperature: 39℉

Mar

Average temperature: 35℉

Minimum temperature: 12℉

Maximum temperature: 57℉

Apr

Average temperature: 36℉

Minimum temperature: 18℉

Maximum temperature: 61℉

May

Average temperature: 45℉

Minimum temperature: 27℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

Jun

Average temperature: 54℉

Minimum temperature: 34℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Jul

Average temperature: 62℉

Minimum temperature: 39℉

Maximum temperature: 84℉

Aug

Average temperature: 59℉

Minimum temperature: 37℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

Sep

Average temperature: 50℉

Minimum temperature: 30℉

Maximum temperature: 84℉

Oct

Average temperature: 38℉

Minimum temperature: 16℉

Maximum temperature: 63℉

Nov

Average temperature: 30℉

Minimum temperature: 3℉

Maximum temperature: 52℉

Dec

Average temperature: 13℉

Minimum temperature: -22℉

Maximum temperature: 32℉

Highest temperature in Yellowstone National Park is recorded as 84.2℉ in July and September.

Lowest temperature in Yellowstone National Park is recorded as -23.8℉ in January.

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Jan

Average Rain: 31.27 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 219.88 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 84.83 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 297.3 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 28.37 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 157.95 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 47.07 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 190.44 mm

May

Average Rain: 21.27 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 227.62 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 26.63 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 168.8 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 47.7 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 325.16 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 15.18 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 128.5 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 60.7 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 478.48 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 14.03 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 106.86 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 52.49 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 383.99 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 30.27 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 156.36 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Yellowstone National Park is 478.48 mm in September.

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

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Jan

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 66%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Feb

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 69%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Mar

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 58%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Apr

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 51%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

May

Average Humidity: 63%

Minimum Humidity: 45%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Jun

Average Humidity: 59%

Minimum Humidity: 41%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Jul

Average Humidity: 54%

Minimum Humidity: 43%

Maximum Humidity: 70%

Aug

Average Humidity: 54%

Minimum Humidity: 43%

Maximum Humidity: 77%

Sep

Average Humidity: 65%

Minimum Humidity: 43%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Oct

Average Humidity: 62%

Minimum Humidity: 39%

Maximum Humidity: 82%

Nov

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 60%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Dec

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 69%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

Most humid month in Yellowstone National Park is February.

Least humid month in Yellowstone National Park is July.

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