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    Yosemite

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  • Road Closures Due to El Portal Fire

    The Big Oak Flat Road between Crane Flat and the El Portal Road is temporarily closed. There is no access to Yosemite Valley via the Big Oak Flat Road or Highway 120. Tioga Road is open and accessible via Big Oak Flat and Tioga Pass Entrances. More »

  • Campground Closures Due to Fire

    Crane Flat, Bridalveil Creek, and Yosemite Creek Campgrounds are temporarily closed. More »

  • Yosemite National Park is Open

    Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point, and Wawona/Mariposa Grove areas are open and accessible via Highways 140 and 41. Tioga Road is not accessible via Highways 140 and 41 due to a fire.

Temperatures & Precipitation

Average Temperatures & Precipitation for Yosemite Valley (4,000 feet / 1,220 m)

Month Maximum Minimum Precipitation
(°F / °C) (°F / °C) (inches / cm)
January 48/9 29/-2 6.5/16
February 52/11 30/-1 6.7/17
March 58/14 34/1 5.2/13
April 64/18 38/3 2.8/7.1
May 72/22 45/7 1.7/4.4
June 81/27 51/11 0.7/1.8
July 89/32 57/14 0.4/1.0
August 89/32 56/13 0.1/0.3
September 82/28 51/11 0.7/1.8
October 71/22 42/6 2.1/5.3
November 56/13 33/1 4.6/12
December 47/8 28/-2 5.5/14


 
We don't have climate data for other locations in Yosemite. For Yosemite's higher elevations (e.g., Tuolumne Meadows), subtract about 10 to 20 Fahrenheit degrees (6 to 11 Celsius degrees) from the average temperatures above.

Did You Know?

Rockfall area and talus slope at base of Three Brothers in Yosemite Valley.

In March 1987, the largest historical rockfall in Yosemite National Park deposited an estimated 1.5 million tons of debris at the base of Three Brothers, closing Northside Drive for several months.