Yosemite Park Weather

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

Chance of Rain
Thursday 12/08 80%
Chance of Rain
Cloudy with periods of light rain. High 47F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Chance of Rain
Friday 12/09 30%
Chance of Rain
Cloudy skies with a few showers later in the day. High near 50F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
Rain
Saturday 12/10 100%
Rain
Cloudy with periods of rain. High 48F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 100%. 1 to 2 inches of rain expected.
Partly Cloudy
Sunday 12/11 10%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy skies early, followed by partial clearing. High near 50F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Snow
Monday 12/12 50%
Snow
Rain and snow showers in the morning. The rain and snow will change to rain showers in the afternoon. High 48F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Snow
Tuesday 12/13 60%
Snow
Rain and snow showers in the morning changing to rain showers in the afternoon. High 47F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Snow accumulations less than one inch.
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