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
41F
sunny
73% humidity
wind: 5mph SW
H 46 • L 27
62F
Thu
64F
Fri
52F
Sat
48F
Sun
59F
Mon

Grand Canyon West Weather

Grand Canyon West
35F
partly cloudy
42% humidity
wind: 2mph SW
H 35 • L 35
60F
Thu
65F
Fri
42F
Sat
47F
Sun
61F
Mon

Grand Canyon East Weather

Grand Canyon East
55F
sunny
24% humidity
wind: 9mph NNW
H 55 • L 55
61F
Thu
67F
Fri
65F
Sat
57F
Sun
55F
Mon

North Rim Weather

North Rim
34F
sunny
34% humidity
wind: 3mph SW
H 34 • L 34
63F
Thu
67F
Fri
63F
Sat
47F
Sun
52F
Mon

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...]