When is the best time to go to Yosemite National Park?

When is the best time to go to Yosemite National Park? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Yosemite National Park are June, July and August
  • On average, the warmest months are July and August
  • August is the driest month
  • The coldest months are February and December
  • The rainiest months are January, February and March

For full information about the climate and weather in Yosemite National Park a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 27°F/40°F
27%
5.2in
February 25°F/38°F
28%
5.2in
March 27°F/40°F
35%
4.8in
April 32°F/47°F
28%
2.9in
May 40°F/54°F
26%
2.4in
June 52°F/68°F
14%
0.7in
July 59°F/76°F
11%
0.6in
August 54°F/76°F
8%
0.4in
September 49°F/70°F
8%
0.4in
October 40°F/59°F
9%
0.9in
November 31°F/47°F
18%
2in
December 23°F/38°F
30%
3.7in

Weather and climate in Yosemite National Park

  • Between january and may the climate is the worst possible. In average, on the morning it is 43°F and it rains in may about 2.4in.
  • Between the months of june and september the climate is good. By early evening, the temperature averages 50°F.
  • In the month of october the climate is not good, but still OK. The temperature rises to 59°F and it rains in october about 0.9in.
  • From november to december the climate is the worst possible. It is for example 38°F as maximum temperature in december and you can expect to have 3.7in of rainfall/month during this period.

Yosemite National Park : Breakfast with the Three Brothers



Charts: temperature and rainfall in Yosemite National Park

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Yosemite National Park: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Humidity



Map of California

Yosemite National Park appears on the map below with a blue icon. The other cities or locations in California appear on the map with a black icon. Click for information about the climate.

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