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.

Chance of Rain




Chance of Rain
Cloudy with periods of light rain. High near 45F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.

Chance of Rain




Chance of Rain
Cloudy with showers. Thunder possible. High 44F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

Partly Cloudy




Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High 48F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.

Partly Cloudy




Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 53F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.

Chance of Rain




Chance of Rain
Cloudy with a few showers. High 47F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

Partly Cloudy




Partly Cloudy
Cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. High 42F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.

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