Best Time To Visit Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Best Time To Go To Yellowstone National Park

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. 

Climate in Yellowstone National Park

Know weather for your travel dates:

24-Apr-2018
Today 24 Apr

47

24

Partly cloudy overnight.

Wind:1.9 m/s

Humidity:61%

Precipitation:0.01%

  • Wed 25 Apr
    52 | 25

    Partly cloudy in the morning.

  • Thu 26 Apr
    54 | 30

    Partly cloudy in the morning.

  • Fri 27 Apr
    53 | 26

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Sat 28 Apr
    36 | 20

    Snow (2–6 cm.) in the morning and evening.

  • Sun 29 Apr
    38 | 22

    Overcast throughout the day.

  • Mon 30 Apr
    39 | 25

    Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.

Month wise Weather in Yellowstone National Park

Average Temperature in Yellowstone National Park by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
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.

Average Rain in Yellowstone National Park by Month (in mm)

  • 120
  • 90
  • 60
  • 30 0
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.

Average Humidity in Yellowstone National Park by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
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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