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    John Day Fossil Beds

    National Monument Oregon

Weather

Weather conditions at John Day Fossil Beds National Monument are highly variable in this semi-arid desert landscape. Summer highs can climb into the 110's. Winters tend to be fairly mild, with occassional snow and ice and lows occasionally dipping into the single digits.

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Did You Know?

Image of a running rhino from the clarno formation

Some of the earliest rhino fossils in the world were found in the John Day beds. We call these the "running rhinos".