Best time to visit Grand Canyon

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When is the best time to visit Grand Canyon?

The best time to visit Grand Canyon is May and September based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 8°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Grand Canyon8
  • 11°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Grand Canyon11
  • 14°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Grand Canyon14
  • 19°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Grand Canyon19
  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Grand Canyon25
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Grand Canyon31
  • 33°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Grand Canyon33
  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Grand Canyon32
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Grand Canyon28
  • 22°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Grand Canyon22
  • 14°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Grand Canyon14
  • 9°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Grand Canyon9

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The weather guide for Arizona (Grand Canyon) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Grand Canyon?

The hottest time of year in Grand Canyon is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 33°C with low heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Grand Canyon?

In terms of rainfall, August is usually the wettest month in Grand Canyon with 39mm on average. There are normally 7 days in August with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Grand Canyon?

The sunniest time of year in Grand Canyon is normally June with bright sunshine on average for 88% of daylight hours; that's 13 hours of sunshine per day.

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