Climate of Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon has a mediterranean climate. The summers are warm and dry, and the temperature is cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for Grand Canyon is 18° degrees and there is about 88 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 296 days a year with an average humidity of 43% and an UV-index of 4.
Climate averages for the whole year
- Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 6°C and 30°C
- Night:the average nighttime temperature is between -4°C and 18°C
- Rain: it rains 42 days and there is a total of approximately 88 mm rainfall
- Snow: it snows an average of 22 days per year
- Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3527 sun hours
|Maximum temperature:||between 6°C and 30°C|
|Warmest month:||30°C in July|
|Coldest month:||6°C in January|
|Night temperature:||between -4°C and 18°C|
|Dry days:||301 days|
|Days with rain:||42 days|
|Days with snow:||22 days|
|Total rain sum:||88 mm|
|Hours of sunshine:||3527 hours|
This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Grand Canyon.
This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Grand Canyon.
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Climate table of Grand Canyon
In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Grand Canyon. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Grand Canyon might be like in a given month.
|Day temp. (°C)||6||8||13||17||22||29||30||29||26||18||12||6|
|Night temp. (°C)||-3||-2||2||4||9||15||18||17||14||7||1||-4|
|Days with rain||3||3||4||4||3||2||5||5||3||5||2||3|
|Days with snow||5||6||2||2||-||-||-||-||-||-||2||5|
|Sun hours per day||7||9||9||11||12||12||12||12||10||8||7||7|
|Wind force (Bft)||2||3||3||3||3||3||2||2||2||2||3||2|
Best time to visit Grand Canyon
The best time to visit Grand Canyon is May through October. In this period you have a warm temperature and almost no precipitation. The highest average temperature in Grand Canyon is 30°C in July and the lowest is 6°C in January.
Climate of Grand Canyon by month
What is the average climate in a given month for Grand Canyon? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.
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