Yellowstone Park Weather

Yellowstone National Park weather is always changing – it’s a four-season destination! Because elevations inside Yellowstone National Park range from 5,280 feet to 11,400 feet, visitors should not be surprised if the Park’s weather changes without a moment’s notice.

Clear

Sunday

05/01

0%

Clear
Lots of sunshine. High 47F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.

Clear

Monday

05/02

0%

Clear
Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. High 54F. Winds light and variable.

Clear

Tuesday

05/03

0%

Clear
Sunny skies. High 57F. Winds light and variable.

Clear

Wednesday

05/04

0%

Clear
Sunshine and some clouds. High 58F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.

Partly Cloudy

Thursday

05/05

10%

Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High 58F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.

Chance of a Thunderstorm

Friday

05/06

80%

Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy in the morning. Thunderstorms developing later in the day. High 56F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%.

Yellowstone's Hayden Valley in Autumn

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Steaming landscape in Yellowstone National Park

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Bison Calf born on May 10, 2014. Photo by NPS Neal Herbert

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Lightning Storm. Photo by Blair Lucken

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Lewis Falls in Autumn

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Yellowstone's Cistern Springs poking through the snow in the North Geyser Basin. Photo by Jeff Vanuga

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