Yosemite Park Weather
Knowing the park’s seasonal weather variations will help you plan the perfect Yosemite vacation.
Weather and Road Conditions
For current road conditions, please call 209-372-0200 (press 1 then 1) for the most up-to-date conditions (the information below only reflects planned or long-term closures). Snowstorms do occur in spring and tire chains can still become required at this time of year. Read more about tire chains and check road conditions by calling the phone number above. Read More...
Average Temperature and Precipitation
Average Temperatures & Precipitation for Yosemite Valley (4,000 feet / 1,220 m). We don’t have climate data for other locations in Yosemite. For Yosemite’s higher elevations (e.g., Tuolumne Meadows), subtract about 10 to 20 Fahrenheit degrees (6 to 11 Celsius degrees) from the average temperatures above. Read More...
Top Ten Things to do in Yosemite Park
With more than 400 kinds of animals and multiple life zones for plant life, Yosemite is a top spot for wildlife watching. Read More...
Yosemite is the wild, wild West. From its earliest Native American inhabitants, to the mid-19th-century California Gold Rush, and the later arrival of ranchers, loggers, and hoteliers, the land surrounding Yosemite National Park is amazingly rich in historical sites. Read More...
Come to watch waterfalls in spring, go hiking in the Sierra Nevada high country in summer, roast marshmallows over your campfire in fall, and go skiing and snowshoeing in winter. Timing your visit to coincide with one of the region’s many festivals will only enhance your Yosemite vacation. Read More...