snow covered sandstone rock outcrops at the Ledges
Ledges in winter

©Ralph Casale

Link for National Weather Service Current Conditions

The weather in Cuyahoga Valley National Park is typical of Northeastern Ohio: four distinct seasons offering something for everyone. Dress in layers as there are variations between daily high and low temperatures.
Average Temperatures and Precipitation
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average Day Temperature in Fahrenheit 33 36 46 57 69 77 81 79 72 61 49 37
Average night temperature in Fahrenheit 19 21 29 38 48 58 62 61 54 44 35 25
Average rainfall in inches 2 2 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3
Average snowfall in inches 13 12 11 2 Trace 0 0 0 0 1 5 12

Average annual rainfall: 39 inches

Average annual snowfall: 61 inches

Spring's rain and warming temperatures bring new leaves on trees, blooming wildflowers, and visitors anxious get out on the trail after a long winter.

Summer temperatures range from 49 to 95 degrees F and can be humid. Dressing in layers is advisable for any biking or hiking activities.

Fall temperatures can range from low 70s during the day to freezing during the night. Come prepared for all types of weather, from sun to fog, from downpours to flurries. Fall foliage often peaks during the first few weeks in October; the peak time is generally mid-October. Weather conditions over the summer, such as drought, may alter the time that the leaves peak.

Winter weather conditions can rapidly change, due to the lake effect snow from Lake Erie. Temperatures vary from mid-30s to below zero. The park averages 61 inches of snow annually. For the latest in weather information, call the park at 800-257-9477.


Last updated: January 8, 2018

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