Weather in Bryce Canyon Country

So much of your vacation activities can be dependent on the weather, especially when you're visiting Bryce Canyon Country. With an abundance of activities for you to enjoy, the weather will be a major determining factor of where you want to explore.

Here’s a quick weather guide to areas in Bryce Canyon Country and their varying temperatures through each season.

 

Bryce Canyon National Park Weather, Panguitch, Panguitch Lake and Hatch Weather

Winter

The hoodoos, filled with snow, are truly a sight to behold. Visitors during this time of year are attracted to the seclusion and small crowds. Although it’s beautiful, make sure to bundle up for your adventures as the temperatures average 15 - 40 degrees Fahrenheit in the months of December through March

Come prepared for snowy and extremely chilly weather. A water-resistant coat, gloves, hat, boots and extra layers will be needed to keep you warm. December is usually the coldest month and February to March usually gets the most snow.

Click here to learn more about the winter activities Bryce Canyon Country has to offer! We bet you'll be surprised how much there still is to do.

 

Summer

The most popular time of the year to visit is summer! The weather, although hot, is a perfect time to hike through the hoodoos, bike the red rock paths and ATV the dirt trails. The weather from June - September is usually 45 - 80 degrees Fahrenheit.

With Bryce Canyon being at a higher elevation of 8,000 to 9,000 feet, the nights cool down quite a bit. July is the hottest month of the summer with temperatures sometimes reaching into the 90s. Plan strenuous activities like hiking and biking early in the morning or later at night so you don’t feel overheated by the sun.

Click here to learn more about all of the activities available through the summer.

 

Spring and Fall

Temperatures are mild throughout most of the day. A light jacket might be needed though especially when the temperatures drop at night. Spring, with its warmer weather, typically rolls around in late March through May bringing temperatures of 45 - 65 degrees Fahrenheit. Don’t be surprised if a late winter storm comes in or a good rainstorm hits.

Fall in the Panguitch and Bryce Canyon area is beautiful. The summer temperatures usually hang around for a while and nights get cooler. Expect temperatures of 40 - 70 degrees Fahrenheit September through November.

Check out the available during the spring and fall. Usually, most of the summer activities are available.

 

 

Bryce Valley Area and Escalante Weather

Winter

Colder temperatures creep into Escalante in November and last until March. Average temperatures range from 13 - 30 degrees Fahrenheit. However, being in such a dry desert landscape, there won’t be any snow. Bundle up with layers and take advantage of smaller crowds and winter scenery in the area.

Check out the list of winter activities available in Bryce Canyon Country.

 

Summer

The busiest months of the year in Escalante are also the warmest. From June until July temperatures range from 45 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit. The days are warm but the early mornings and late evenings cool down. With weather that’s warm, but not blistering hot, enjoy hiking, biking and more, all in the middle of the day.

Click here to learn more about all of the activities available through the summer.

 

Spring and Fall

Until the end of March, temperatures are usually still very cold. From April until May, temperatures warm up and spring is quite pleasant. Temperatures range from 30 to 57 degrees Fahrenheit. Still expect some chilly days but take time to hike and explore before the summer crowds start building up.

Fall in Escalante has mild temperatures from September to November. Temperatures will be 34 to 66 degrees Fahrenheit. Enjoy the leaves changing with a little breezy chill in the air but still comfortable enough to enjoy the outdoors. 

 

 

Boulder Weather

Winter

Temperatures begin to drop in November and continue through March. Winter temperatures range from 21 to 50 degrees Fahrenheit. Heavy snowfall can be expected from December through February and sometimes into March.

Check out the list of winter activities available in Bryce Canyon Country!

 

Summer

Enjoyable summer temperatures start peeping through at the end of May and go through August. July is typically the hottest month. Temperatures range from 53 to 83 degrees Fahrenheit. Summertime brings the most visitors for hiking, biking and visiting Anasazi State Park and Museum.

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Spring and Fall

Spring usually goes from late March into May with temperatures starting around 30 degrees to 65 degrees Fahrenheit. Some light rainfall is to be expected. September through November brings relatively mild temperatures ranging from 48 to 73 degrees Fahrenheit. Fall is a beautiful time to visit Boulder with the changing leaves and light breeze in the air.

Check out the activities available during the spring and fall. Usually, most of the summer activities are available. 

 

 

North Lake Powell and Ticaboo Weather

Winter

Compared to the rest of Bryce Canyon Country, Ticaboo has mild winters. December through February you can experience temperatures from 25 to 58 degrees Fahrenheit with only a slight chance of snow in January and February. 

 

Summer

Temperatures quickly warm up in May and continue until August. Temperatures in the summer tend to be 50 degrees Fahrenheit at night earlier in the summer but can get up to 95 degrees Fahrenheit during the day as the summer goes on. July is typically the hottest month reaching into the high 90s. Luckily, Lake Powell is nearby so cooling off is no problem!

Click here to learn more about all of the activities available through the summer.

 

Spring and Fall

Temperatures begin to warm up in early March through May to make for a pleasant spring. Experience temperatures from 37 to 69 degrees Fahrenheit.

Fall time is quite enjoyable too. September through November temperatures start around 86 degrees Fahrenheit and cool off to the low 30s.

Check out the available during the spring and fall. Usually, most of the summer activities are available.

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