Weather Data - Lovell Wyoming Area
The southern part of the park is a few miles east of Lovell, Wyoming. This area is one of the northern most example of a Great Basin Desert in the United States. The elevation is just above 3,600 feet. The high temperatures, high winds, and less than 6 inches of precipitation put it firmly in the desert category.
Weather can be quite extreme. In the summer expect highs over 100. Because of these temperatures severe dehydration and sunburn can be a problem. In the winter, temperatures can be brutally cold with lows reaching -20 and even lower at times.
Average Temperatures at Lovell, Wyoming
Average Precipitation in inches at Lovell, Wyoming
Did You Know?
The bighorn sheep disappeared from the area in the 1800s. In the 1970s, Montana and Wyoming state game agencies translocated sheep into nearby areas. Descendants of these sheep moved into the range along Bighorn Canyon and today the estimated population is 150 to 200. More...