Current Yosemite Weather
Tuesday 02/20 10%
Cloudy. High 39F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday 02/21 20%
Intervals of clouds and sunshine in the morning with more clouds for later in the day. High around 40F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday 02/22 80%
Snow likely. High 32F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 80%. Snow accumulating 1 to 3 inches.
Friday 02/23 10%
Abundant sunshine. High 39F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday 02/24 10%
A mainly sunny sky. High around 45F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday 02/25 10%
Sunny. High 46F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Never A Bad Time To Visit Yosemite
There is never a bad time to visit Yosemite. Every season offers spectacular scenery and many things to do. The Park is open 24-hours a day, every day of the year.
Visit Yosemite in the Spring:
Pros: Dogwoods in bloom, waterfalls and rivers roaring with runoff, less crowded.
Cons: High country usually still closed, possibility of rain and cold nights.
Visit Yosemite in the Summer:
Pros: Warm but not hot weather, long hours of sunlight, everything is open.
Cons: Crowds, crowded roads, crowded viewpoints, crowded trails, crowded lodging.
Visit Yosemite in the Autumn:
Pros: Delightful temperatures, autumn tree colors, fewer people, high country usually still open.
Cons: Dry waterfalls and low rivers.
Visit Yosemite in the Winter:
Pros: The mountains draped in snow and clouds are awesome and winter sports are in full swing.
Cons: Snow/rain, cold, short hours of sunlight, chains or snow tires may be required and high country closed.
Typical Weather By Month
Average Temperatures & Precipitation for Yosemite Valley (4,000 feet / 1,220 m)
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The high country areas of Yosemite including the roads through the high country are generally close from around November through May or June.