The best times to visit Southwestern Utah – Bryce Canyon for ideal weather are

May 14th to October 7th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


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Weather in Southwestern Utah – Bryce Canyon

Temperature

Average temperatures in Southwestern Utah – Bryce Canyon vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 42nd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Southwestern Utah – Bryce Canyon, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late June where highs are regularly around 92.6°F (33.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 54.6°F (12.6°C) at night.

Southwestern Utah – Bryce Canyon Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Southwestern Utah – Bryce Canyon Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Southwestern Utah – Bryce Canyon Perceived Temperature (F)

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Southwestern Utah – Bryce Canyon Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Southwestern Utah – Bryce Canyon Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan41.926.914.7
Feb47.933.521.3
Mar58.34226.5
Apr64.547.831.2
May73.456.839.1
Jun86.369.648.7
Jul91.37557.8
Aug88.772.855.3
Sep81.964.846.6
Oct68.250.934.4
Nov55.338.824.3
Dec41.32816.1

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan5.5-2.8-9.6
Feb8.80.8-5.9
Mar14.65.6-3.1
Apr18.18.8-0.4
May2313.83.9
Jun30.220.99.3
Jul32.923.914.3
Aug31.522.712.9
Sep27.718.28.1
Oct20.110.51.3
Nov12.93.8-4.3
Dec5.2-2.2-8.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Southwestern Utah – Bryce Canyon are June, January, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late July with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 23rd.

When can you find snow in Southwestern Utah – Bryce Canyon? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Southwestern Utah – Bryce Canyon.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Southwestern Utah – Bryce Canyon (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan7%00.8
Feb12%01.1
Mar12%01.1
Apr11%01.1
May11%01.4
Jun3%00.3
Jul13%01.6
Aug12%01.2
Sep10%01
Oct8%01
Nov9%00.7
Dec12%01.4

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan702
Feb1202.8
Mar1202.8
Apr1102.8
May1103.6
Jun300.8
Jul1304.1
Aug1203
Sep1002.5
Oct802.5
Nov901.8
Dec1203.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Southwestern Utah – Bryce Canyon has some comfortably humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is June (13.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (58.5%).

Wind in Southwestern Utah – Bryce Canyon is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by June and May. April’s average wind speed of around 7.4 knots (8.5 MPH or 13.6 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early May where average top sustained speeds reach 17.5 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Southwestern Utah – Bryce Canyon.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan4.2Light breeze10.4Gentle breeze
Feb5.2Light breeze12.9Significant breeze
Mar6.5Light breeze15.3Gentle breeze
Apr7.4Gentle breeze16.9Significant breeze
May7.2Gentle breeze16.6Gentle breeze
Jun7.2Gentle breeze16.3Significant breeze
Jul6Light breeze15.5Gentle breeze
Aug5.9Light breeze14.9Significant breeze
Sep5.6Light breeze14Gentle breeze
Oct5.4Light breeze13.3Significant breeze
Nov5.2Light breeze12.9Gentle breeze
Dec5Light breeze12.1Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan55.7%
Feb50%
Mar35.3%
Apr29%
May25.4%
Jun13.9%
Jul25.1%
Aug26.3%
Sep26.7%
Oct33.7%
Nov41.4%
Dec58.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Southwestern Utah – Bryce Canyon?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Southwestern Utah – Bryce Canyon, the United States is May, followed by June and April. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Southwestern Utah – Bryce Canyon in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 19.9 in December means 19.9% of the tourists vs. May.

 

 

Overall Southwestern Utah – Bryce Canyon Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 80.5°F (26.9°C) and 49.8°F (9.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 3 to 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 1 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Southwestern Utah – Bryce Canyon, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 84.9°F (29.4°C) and 50.1°F (10.1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 3 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Southwestern Utah – Bryce Canyon to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 50.8°F (10.4°C) and 37°F (2.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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