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Best time to visit Bryce, UT, USA

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The best time to visit Bryce is October

Are you looking to travel to Bryce and want to find out when’s the best time to visit? You’re in the right place! The perfect time to visit Bryce is October due to the excellent weather conditions, and you might even find that the cost of flights and accommodation are lower than if you travel during the peak holiday seasons.

In the summer months, temperatures tend to get to a maximum of around 30℃ (86℉). The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Bryce is around -12℃ (11℉).

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Bryce are usually in July, so if you want to get the most out of your daytime activities, be sure to plan your visit around this time. The wet season in Bryce usually falls during the months surrounding May each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Keep reading to find all the info you need (and none of the stuff you don’t) about the best times to go to Bryce. By the time you get to the bottom, you’ll be ready to start booking your trip.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

July

Bryce seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Bryce as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Bryce is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Bryce

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Bryce for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Bryce climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Bryce for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Bryce in January

  • Average temperature: -4℃ (25℉)
  • Average high temperature: -1℃ (31℉)
  • Average low temperature: -7℃ (19℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 31mm (1") over 6 days
  • Average snow days: 10 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bryce in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Bryce in February

  • Average temperature: -2℃ (29℉)
  • Average high temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average low temperature: -5℃ (23℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 7 days
  • Average snow days: 8 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bryce in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Bryce in March

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 47mm (2") over 12 days
  • Average snow days: 4 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bryce in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Bryce in April

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 66mm (3") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bryce in April, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Bryce in May

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 78mm (3") over 18 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bryce in May, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Bryce in June

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 59mm (2") over 16 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bryce in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Bryce in July

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 53mm (2") over 16 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bryce in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Bryce in August

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 47mm (2") over 14 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bryce in August, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Bryce in September

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bryce in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Bryce in October

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 11 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bryce in October, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Bryce in November

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (42℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bryce in November, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Bryce in December

  • Average temperature: 0℃ (32℉)
  • Average high temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average low temperature: -3℃ (27℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 30mm (1") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 7 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bryce in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Bryce is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 27℃ (81℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Bryce is generally around February. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in February first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Bryce is generally around May, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of May too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Bryce, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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