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Grand Canyon National Park Climate Summary

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Location: Arizona, United States, North America

Object Title: Grand Canyon National Park Climate Summary

 

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Created/Edited: Aug 7, 2006 / Dec 3, 2012

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Grand Canyon National Park Climate

Because of the vast ranges of altitude and terrain, the Grand Canyon has many climate zones. It is said that hiking from the North Rim to the bottom of the Grand Canyon is equivalent to hiking from southern Canada to northern Mexico. The charts below will help those planning a trip to the Grand Canyon to have a good idea of what to expect in each area.

North Rim

Weather and climate data for the North Rim, elevation 8410 feet. *National Weather Service Data 1948-2006.


MONTHAVE HIGHAVE LOWREC HIGHREC LOWAVE PRECIP (in)
JAN381764-183.89
FEB401864-233.18
MAR452266-43.39
APR53287431.53
MAY62348512.87
JUN73408922.59
JUL784792271.90
AUG754690242.58
SEP694088221.66
OCT58318261.58
NOV462266-21.62
DEC401868-222.45

South Rim

Weather and climate data for the South Rim, elevation 6980 feet. *National Weather Service Data 1903-2006.


MONTHAVE HIGHAVE LOWREC HIGHREC LOWAVE PRECIP (in)
JAN421871-201.44
FEB462169-201.47
MAR512475-71.59
APR6030828.95
MAY70379210.61
JUN81459825.46
JUL8552101311.76
AUG825196302.15
SEP764593241.38
OCT64358331.25
NOV522678-61.10
DEC441970-201.42

Phantom Ranch/Inner Canyon

Weather and climate data for the Inner Canyon /Phantom Ranch, located at the bottom of the Grand Canyon at an elevation of 2490 feet. *National Weather Service Data 1948-2006.


MONTHAVE HIGHAVE LOWREC HIGHREC LOWAVE PRECIP (in)
JAN57378117.86
FEB64419121.77
MAR72479325.87
APR835510628.51
MAY926311142.35
JUN1027211950.29
JUL1067712060.88
AUG10374120581.48
SEP976811448.87
OCT855810339.80
NOV68468719.61
DEC57377712.73

Supai

Weather and climate data for Supai, elevation 3210 feet and located in the southwestern section of Grand Canyon. *National Weather Service Data 1956-1987.


MONTHAVE HIGHAVE LOWREC HIGHREC LOWAVE PRECIP (in)
JAN532873-1.61
FEB6133805.63
MAR68389013.88
APR76449623.38
MAY865210424.41
JUN966111236.26
JUL10066116411.24
AUG9764110421.42
SEP905710534.65
OCT78469719.61
NOV64368011.72
DEC542970-4.75

Tuweep/Toroweap

Weather and climate data for the Toroweap/Tuweep, elevation 4780 feet, and located on the northern rim of the western section of the Grand Canyon. *National Weather Service Data 1948-1985.


MONTHAVE HIGHAVE LOWREC HIGHREC LOWAVE PRECIP (in)
JAN49287201.16
FEB5530758.88
MAR593384121.25
APR69409219.60
MAY79489828.53
JUN905810837.46
JUL9465108481.49
AUG9263105471.80
SEP855610434.90
OCT74469415.81
NOV60358011.94
DEC51287321.33

Lees Ferry

Weather and climate data for the Lees Ferry, elevation 3140 feet, and located at the upper terminus of Marble Canyon in the northeastern section of Grand Canyon National Park. *National Weather Service Data 1916-1985.


MONTHAVE HIGHAVE LOWREC HIGHREC LOWAVE PRECIP (in)
JAN4927733.41
FEB5732826.46
MAR67399115.50
APR77479924.40
MAY885611134.31
JUN996511639.20
JUL1037211954.77
AUG10070114521.04
SEP926111042.59
OCT78499928.67
NOV6136846.45
DEC4928752.42