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Weather in Sequoia & Kings Canyon

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks have a large range of elevations, and a corresponding range of climates. The two main areas visited are the foothills and the middle elevations, where the sequoias are located. The foothills are mild in winter, warm in spring and fall, and very hot in summer. Most precipitation occurs from January to May. The statistics below are most accurate for the foothills region. Further up, at 5,000 to 7,000 feet, the sequoia zone, the temperatures are 15-20°F cooler. Deep snows occur in the winter months, and can remain until late May or June.

Averages and Records at Sequoia & Kings Canyon

MonthAvg HighAvg LowRecord HighRecord LowAvg Precip
January583684204.70
February623985224.63
March654286264.20
April704596282.23
May8052105330.91
June9060114380.31
July9766113420.09
August9766114460.02
September9160112370.48
October8051103301.26
November664193252.66
December593682173.72

All temperatures are reported in Fahrenheit. All precipitation is reported in inches.

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