Weather in Glacier National Park
Glacier National Park has variable weather depending on location. The western valleys receive the most rainfall, while the eastern side of the park stays drier. Temperatures in summer are generally mild and pleasant, although extremes of hot or cold can occur at any time. It becomes much cooler as elevation increases. Strong winds are common on the east side of the park, especially the Many Glacier area. Overnight lows throughout the park can drop below freezing, and snow can fall any time of year. There have been several examples of significant snowfall even in August. The weather statistics below are taken from the town of West Glacier just outside the West Entrance.
Average and Record Temperatures at Glacier
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