Experience real desert weather at Kings Canyon with average temperatures ranging from approximately 22 degrees Celsius (72 degrees Fahrenheit) in winter to 35 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Fahrenheit) in summer.

  • During winter both the mornings and evenings can be very cool, crisp and clear, so remember to pack some warm clothing.
  • In summer, daytime temperatures can exceed 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit). Pack some sunscreen and a hat.

Average monthly maximum temperature

 

 JAN

 FEB

 MAR

 APR

 MAY

 JUN

 C°

36 

35 

33 

28 

24 

20 

 F°

97

95

91

82

75

68

 

 JUL

 AUG

 SEP

 OCT

 NOV

 DEC

 C°

19 

23 

27 

31 

34 

35 

 F°

66 

73 

81 

88 

93 

95 

Current Weather

For a current Kings Canyon weather forecast, please click here.

Sunrise and Sunset

The best time to hike the Rim Walk is Sunset.

   Sunrise  Sunset
 January  5:59 AM  7:35 PM
 February  6:21 AM  7:33 PM
 March  6:38 AM  7:14 PM
 April  6:52 AM  6:43 PM
 May  7:05 AM  6:17 PM
 June  7:19 AM  6:03 PM
 July  7:28 AM  6:07 PM
 August  7:20 AM  6:20 PM
 September  6:55 AM  6:32 PM
 October  6:24 AM  6:43 PM
 November  5:57 AM  6:58 PM
 December  5:47 AM  7:18 PM