Zion Park Weather

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

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Zion National Park Weather: Average Precipitation

This climate chart gives you annual average precipitation and temperatures of Zion National Park. Use this weather chart when planning a trip or deciding the best times to visit.

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Zion National Park Weather Overview

Zion is known for a wide range of weather conditions. Temperatures vary with changes in elevation and day/night temperatures may differ by over 30°F.

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It is forcast to be Clear at 7:00 PM PST on March 05, 2015
Clear
73°/50°
It is forcast to be Clear at 7:00 PM PST on March 06, 2015
Clear
76°/53°
It is forcast to be Clear at 7:00 PM PST on March 07, 2015
Clear
78°/54°
It is forcast to be Clear at 7:00 PM PDT on March 08, 2015
Clear
74°/54°
It is forcast to be Clear at 7:00 PM PDT on March 09, 2015
Clear
77°/56°
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 7:00 PM PDT on March 10, 2015
Partly Cloudy
77°/60°
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Top Ten Things to do in Zion Park

1. Explore a Slot Canyon

Zion possesses one of the areas richest treasure troves for intrepid explorers willing to match their wits, their legs and their fingers against Mother Nature.

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2. Look for Rock Arches in Utah’s National Parks

These geological phenomena are formed when water percolates through cracks, and it freezes and expands, cracking and carving rock into natural arches.

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3. Delve into Zion History

There are tens of thousands of ruins, artifacts, petroglyphs and pictographs throughout the region. One of the most fun things you can do is find an ancient artifact on your own.

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4. Listen to the Experts

Varied ranger-led programs are meant to inspire and educate visitors of Zion National Park. These varied programs can feature film, slides, and other forms of presentation.

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5. Explore The Narrows

The Narrows are easily accessed by everyone. The hike begins at Temple of Sinawava, then winds along the paved pathway of Riverside Walk to the beginning of the area where the canyon walls narrow.

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6. Watch Wildlife

Utah has some amazing animal populations– big cats, buffalo, bears, and more. With a little persistence you can catch a glimpse of many of Utah’s native residents.

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7. Drive the Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway

With switchbacks, slickrock and sweeping views with seasonal waterfalls, the approach has numerous spots where you can pull off the road for a better view or to take a short hike, encapsulating many of the highlights seen elsewhere in this most scenic of areas.

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8. Soak in fabulous scenery

Utah is know for its striking scenery, but Zion stands above the rest. With breathtaking waterfalls, towering cliffs, narrow canyons and numerous water features, it is hard to image a place more beautiful.

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9. Visit a Museum

The Southwest is dotted with small museums set up by an individual or a small group who really wanted to tell people about something. These mini-gems of museums are worth the time and money.

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10. Go Where the Locals Go – Kanab, Snow Canyon, Red Cliffs

With 15 miles of trails through coral-colored Navajo sandstone interspersed with snow white cliffs, dark lava flows and bright red sand dunes, the five-mile Snow Canyon Park draws rock climbers, photographers, spelunkers, RVers and hikers.

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