• Wupatki Pueblo at sunset

    Wupatki

    National Monument Arizona

Weather

Sunset clouds

NPS photo by Dallas Larsen

Be prepared for variable and extreme weather conditions. Expect windy afternoons. Summer daytime temperatures can exceed 100 degrees. Short afternoon thunderstorms are common July through September. Autumn and spring days are warm and mild while winter days are cool with occasional snow & freezing temperatures. Best advice - dress in layers, because the weather can change quickly at any time of year.

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Did You Know?

1851 lithograph of Wupatki Pueblo

The sites at Wupatki were first described by Lorenzo Sitgreaves during his expedition in 1851. Camping near Wupatki Pueblo, he recorded that the sites must have been the remains of a large town covering 8 or 9 miles, and that the pottery was thickly strewn over the ground.