Grand Canyon, Arizona, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Grand Canyon, Arizona, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Grand Canyon, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Grand Canyon, Arizona, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Grand Canyon, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Grand Canyon, Arizona, United States of America by month

January

If you are traveling to Grand Canyon in January, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Insulated boots
  • Gloves
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Sweaters
  • Scarf
  • Very heavy socks
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Fleeces

February

February in Grand Canyon is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens

March

If you are traveling to Grand Canyon in March, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters

April

Traveling to Grand Canyon in April, you will notice that it is cool. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Socks

May

May for Grand Canyon is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear

June

If you vacation in Grand Canyon during June, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals

July

July for Grand Canyon is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

If you vacation in Grand Canyon during August, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts

September

If you are traveling to Grand Canyon in September, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals

October

October in Grand Canyon is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat

November

If you are traveling to Grand Canyon in November, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens

December

If you are traveling to Grand Canyon in December, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Grand Canyon, Arizona, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Grand Canyon, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Grand Canyon
  • Appropriate museum wear

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