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Oct25

28th Annual Bison Range Ride…

Oct 24, 2014 - Oct 25 , 2014
This annual event is an opportunity to view one of the nation’s largest and oldest public herds as horseback…
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Oct25

Arsenic and Old Lace

Oct 17, 2014 - Nov 3 , 2014
The PG Players will continue their 30th anniversary celebration by bringing back another comedy classic, Arsenic and…
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Oct25

Boo at the Zoo

Oct 25, 2014 - Oct 25 , 2014
For over 20 years, kids 12 and younger have donned their costumes to trick-or-treat at the Zoo! Over 20 candy booths…
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Oct25

Brent Godfrey Solo Exhibiton

Oct 16, 2014 - Nov 15 , 2014
In "Personae" Godfrey reflects upon who we are as individuals and communities. His figures move through…
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Oct25

Brigham Young University…

Oct 25, 2014 - Oct 25 , 2014
BYU Mens A Capella group returns to Monticello. Vocal Point is Brigham Young University’s premiere 9-man a…
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Oct25

Catch Me If You Can

Oct 8, 2014 - Nov 29 , 2014
A Regional Premiere! Fresh from Broadway! This high-flying musical sings the true story of Frank Abagnale, Jr. ...is he…
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Oct25

Cemetery Clues

Oct 25, 2014 - Oct 25 , 2014
Cemetery Clues, a history related Halloween activity. Using clues from personal stories, each group will try to…
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Oct25

Cornbelly's Corn Maze and…

Oct 3, 2014 - Nov 1 , 2014
Cornbelly's is Utah's most popular Halloween destination. You're sure to be lost, laughin' and lovin it…
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Oct25

Damn Yankees

Oct 2, 2014 - Nov 22 , 2014
This rousing musical about America's favorite pastime knocks it out of the park! Hit songs and doubleheaders tell…
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Oct25

Deewali, Festival of Lights

Oct 25, 2014 - Oct 25 , 2014
Diwali is a shortened version of Deepawali (deepa=lamps, wali=row: rows of lamps). Households in India put lamps in…
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Oct25

Fall Family Festival

Oct 25, 2014 - Oct 25 , 2014
Come celebrate fall at the Fall Family Festival, hosted by New Creation Church in Sandy. A fun-filled festival full of…
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Oct25

Ghosts of Camp Floyd

Oct 18, 2014 - Oct 25 , 2014
Is Camp Floyd haunted? Participate in a paranormal investigation of Camp Floyd. Learn ghost hunting…
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Oct25

Hallow's Eve Exhibit

Oct 14, 2014 - Nov 9 , 2014
"Hallow's Eve" Exhibit at the Urban Arts Gallery The Utah Arts Alliance is proud to present…
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Oct25

Halloween Concert with…

Oct 25, 2014 - Oct 25 , 2014
Kensington  Symphony Orchestra presents their annual family-friendly Halloween Concert. Join them as they present…
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Oct25

Halloween Lift Rides

Oct 23, 2014 - Nov 1 , 2014
Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Sundance while you soar over Halloween themed scenes and are greeted by costume-clad…
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Utah, Weather, Climate

Utah Weather & Climate

Utah is a semiarid state with a variety of four-season climate factors. With elevations from 2,200 feet to over 13,500 feet, the terrain differs in deserts, forested mountains, and redrock canyons.

Utah Weather & Climate

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Weather Utah Suitcase Graphic
So you're coming to Utah ...

Got an eye on Utah's 
Mighty 5® national parksWondering what Zion National Park weather is like? Suitcase open. Ready to bundle like a pro, just not sure what to pack? Take a look at the regional averages below or get a feel for our four distinct seasons in "Should I Bring a Coat?" (Spoiler alert: except for summer, you should probably have a coat and a pair of gloves, though in summer the highest elevations can get a bit chilly at night.)

Weather Utah Hat Graphic

On average, the weather in Utah is quite temperate. Utah is a semiarid state with dry, high country air and plenty of sunshine. Generally speaking, Utah is best experienced with an extra bottle of water and some sunscreen. Stay hydrated and avoid altitude sickness. Your Indiana Jones adventure hat will be right at home at here as well.
 

Should I Bring a Coat?

Weather Spring Graphic Spring in Utah can be dramatic with a quick rainstorm or snow flurry one moment, and warm sunshine in the next. This time of year you can ski and golf on the same day and the weather in Utah's national parks is perfect. Coat for skiing. Plus fours for golfing.
 Weather Utah Summer Graphic Summer in Utah is outdoors all the time, warm days and nights. The weather in Utah's national parks, ArchesCanyonlandsBryce CanyonCapitol Reef and Zion is often quite warm, but with a little planning it is a great season to be out playing. July is the hottest month in Utah, but with an early start on the trail you can take the afternoon to rest in the shade, set up camp or grab a drink.
 Weather Utah Autumn Graphic Autumn in Utah is as colorful and varied as the seasons. With a thunderstorm here and there, it's pretty much perfect throughout The Mighty 5® national parks of Utah. Red Red Country loves the fall and everyone is out playing in Northern Utah too. Grab a layer for the evening.
 Weather Utah Winter Graphic Winter in Utah is colder but surprisingly pleasant. Most of Utah's snow is reserved for the mountains, but even our national parks love the occasional dusting of snow. In a way, winter in national parks likes Bryce Canyon and Arches is a magical season.

Regional Averages

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Region Points of Interest January March May     July September November Average Annual Precipitation
Top of Utah Logan, near Bear Lake 31/11 F
-1/-12 C
48/26 F
9/-3 C
69/41 F
21/5 C
89/54 F
32/12 C
77/43 F
25/6 C
46/24 F
8/-4 C
17.2"
Wasatch Range Ogden, Salt Lake Provo. Park City average 5-10 F cooler 36/19 F
2/-7 C
52/31 F
11/-1
72/46 F
22/8 C
92/62 F
32/16 C
79/51 F
26/11 C
50/29 F
10/-2 C
19.13"/16.1"/13.26"
23.3" in Park City*
Eastern Utah Flaming GorgeDinosaur NM 37/12 F
3/-11 C
49/23 F
9/-5 C
68/37 F
20/3 C
87/51 F
31/11 C
75/41 F
24/5 C
46/22 F
8/-6 C
9.31"
Central Utah Fishlake NFBryce CanyonCapitol Reef NP 39/9 F
4/-13 C
50/21 F
10/-6 C
77/42 F
20/2 C
83/48 F
28/9 C
73/39 F
23/4 C
49/18 F
9/-8 C
8.15"
Southeastern Utah Moab, near ArchesCanyonlands 42/18 F
6/-8 C
62/33 F
17/1 C
82/48 F
28/9 C
99/63 F
36/16 C
87/51 F
30/11 C
57/28 F
14/-2 C
8.8"
Southwestern Utah St. George, near Zion 53/25 F
12/-4 C
67/36 F
19/2 C
86/51 F
30/11 C
102/66 F
37/18 C
93/55 F
34/13 C
65/32 F
18/-1
14.64"
Southcentral Utah Grand Staircase-EscalanteLake Powell 46/24 F
8/-4 C
62/35 F
17/2 C
83/51 F
28/11 C
99/67 F
37/19 C
87/57 F
31/14 C
57/33 F
14/1 C
11.34"

*Mountain resorts receive between 300" and 500" of annual snowfall 

Planning for Extremes:

Weather Utah Arch GraphicUltimately, what to pack depends on where you're going in Utah, and what you're doing: skiing The Greatest Snow on Earth® versus golfing and fishing statewide or hiking and exploring Utah's bucket-list national parks. (Or all of the above.) You see, there is more than 11,000 feet (3,350 meters) of elevation variation across three distinct provinces. Utah ranges from the unique desert climate of the American Southwest to whiteout snow conditions on high Rocky Mountain roads.

Those are the extremes.

You may not spend much time above 13,000 feet (4,000 meters) (but our skilled guides and outfitters are happy to help you get there). Sure, you'll have to pay attention for occasional afternoon thundershowers and flash floods throughout the Red Rock Country of Utah's national parks, and if you haven't driven in snow before, well, we invite you to let our friends at Public Safety help get you through that. Otherwise, welcome to the high country!

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