Grand Canyon Weather - by Destination

Grand Canyon has a variety of weather patterns that move around it. Generally speaking, the North Rim elevations go from over 8,000 feet to 7,000 feet above sea level. This creates weather that is cooler and enjoys more precipitation. The South Rim elevations go from 6,000 to 7,000 feet and although cool at night, can warm up dramatically during the day. Grand Canyon West is in the 4,000 elevation range and enjoys quite moderate and warm temperatures. Grand Canyon East is in the 4,000 elevation range and enjoys quite moderate and warm temperatures, as well.

South Rim Weather

South Rim
64F
sunny
13% humidity
wind: 8mph SE
H 65 • L 63
65F
Fri
42F
Sat
57F
Sun
62F
Mon
60F
Tue

Grand Canyon West Weather

Grand Canyon West
72F
sunny
14% humidity
wind: 9mph SW
H 72 • L 72
66F
Fri
41F
Sat
49F
Sun
50F
Mon
59F
Tue

Grand Canyon East Weather

Grand Canyon East
68F
sunny
11% humidity
wind: 4mph S
H 68 • L 68
66F
Fri
54F
Sat
53F
Sun
50F
Mon
55F
Tue

North Rim Weather

North Rim
66F
sunny
8% humidity
wind: 18mph SW
H 66 • L 66
73F
Fri
48F
Sat
51F
Sun
51F
Mon
56F
Tue

Winter Storm at the South Rim

Many of you have been asking about weather and road conditions at the South Rim.  This past weekend there was a winter storm at the South Rim.  At approximately 10:00 am Sunday December 16th, the most recent park service weather update took place.  There have been closures on the Hermit Road and the Desert View Drive.  They expected to possibly get the roads cleared by late afternoon.  No updates are available yet today. The Park Service website has some really good suggestions for winter driving: Drive with caution and at speeds appropriate to the road conditions. Watch for deer and … [Read more...]