Yosemite Park Weather

Knowing the park’s seasonal weather variations will help you plan the perfect Yosemite vacation.

Areal Flood Warning

Issued:
9:12 AM PST on February 21, 2017
Expires:
4:00 PM PST on February 23, 2017

Areal Flood Advisory

Issued:
7:29 AM PST on February 22, 2017
Expires:
7:30 PM PST on February 24, 2017
Snow Showers
Wednesday 02/22 30%
Snow Showers
A mix of clouds and sun this morning followed mostly cloudy skies and a few snow showers this afternoon. High 33F. Winds light and variable. Chance of snow 30%.
Snow Showers
Thursday 02/23 30%
Snow Showers
Partly cloudy skies early. A few snow showers developing later in the day. High 27F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 30%.
Clear
Friday 02/24 10%
Clear
Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. High 31F. Winds light and variable.
Snow Showers
Saturday 02/25 40%
Snow Showers
Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will give way to occasional snow showers in the afternoon. High 32F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 40%.
Snow
Sunday 02/26 90%
Snow
Cloudy with snow showers becoming a steady accumulating snow later on. High 34F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 90%. Snow accumulating 5 to 8 inches.
Snow
Monday 02/27 80%
Snow
Periods of snow. High 28F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 80%. 1 to 3 inches of snow expected.
Frazil ice in Yosemite Creek

Frazil Ice and Snow Cone Formations in Yosemite

Stand on the Yosemite Creek bridge below Yosemite Falls in March and April and you may see frazil ice in the creek and a snow cone under the upper falls. Read More...

Sequoia Winter Video Shoot by National Geographic on YouTube

Magical Video of Giant Sequoia in Snow

Called The President, the world’s second-largest known tree in neighboring Sequoia National Park gets a winter video shoot. Read More...

Road in Yosemite with the Half Dome in the background

Weather and Road Conditions in Yosemite

How to get the weather and road conditions for Yosemite National Park plus links for the latest forecast and webcams. Read More...

Sunset at Nevada Falls. Photo by Grant Ordelheide

What is the Average Temperature and Precipitation?

Average Temperatures & Precipitation for Yosemite Valley (4,000 feet / 1,220 m) by month. Read More...

Yosemite Valley and the Half Dome in Winter

Winter Sightseeing in Yosemite

Winter and early spring are the only times to see a pair of fascinating natural phenomena in the Valley. Watch of video of winter moments. Read More...

Yosemite Half Dome on an autumn morning

Yosemite in Autumn – Photos & Video

Autumn in Yosemite is a quite time with colorful leaves and meandering brooks. Take a moment and soak in the serene views in this video. Read More...