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Jackson Hole Weather Tips

Local weatherman Jim Woodmencey shares his Jackson Hole weather expertise and clues you in on what to expect while playing in the Tetons.
Jackson Hole Weather

Part of the allure of Jackson Hole is its extremes— extreme mountains, extreme sports … and even extreme weather. Like the locals who live here year-round, you’ll want to follow the weather trends closely to be prepared for each day in the mountains. Our high elevation, rugged terrain and relatively low humidity can create major fluctuations in temperature, precipitation and wind in a short period of time, potentially putting you at risk.

Instead of relying on the default weather app on your smartphone, we recommend using our local resource, mountainweather.com/forecast. Every morning during the winter and summer seasons, Jackson Hole meteorologist Jim Woodmencey interprets the local weather patterns to create a forecast, offering an informed sense of what to expect, so you can plan and dress accordingly. His audio forecast is great, too!

There are many ways to stay current with mountainweather.com’s features: from radar and satellite maps to webcams and a Yellowstone National Park weather page. You’ll find the seasonal info on the climate page especially helpful for planning your trip to Jackson Hole. 

(Traveler Tip: Be prepared and check our packing for Jackson Hole summer, and packing for Jackson Hole winter lists before you come).

Current Conditions

Fair
28°F

Forecast

Overnight
Mostly Clear
Low: 39°F
Friday
Showers Likely then Rain/Snow Likely and Breezy
High: 47°F
Friday Night
Snow Showers Likely and Breezy
Low: 28°F
Saturday
Scattered Snow Showers
High: 40°F
Saturday Night
Snow Showers Likely then Rain/Snow Likely and Breezy
Low: 31°F
Sunday
Scattered Rain/Snow and Breezy then Scattered Showers
High: 52°F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a steady temperature around 39. South southeast wind around 10 mph.
Friday
Rain showers likely before 3pm, then rain and snow showers likely. Increasing clouds, with a high near 47. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday Night
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
Scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Snow showers likely before 5am, then rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Breezy, with a south wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday
Scattered rain and snow showers before 8am, then scattered rain showers. Cloudy, with a high near 52. Breezy, with a south southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Scattered showers, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of rain before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 54.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 56.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.

Quick Facts

Average Temps in Jackson Hole:

  • Summer (June-August): 70 - 85+ degree days with cooler mornings and evenings. Generally sunny, though afternoon thundershowers are frequent.
  • Fall (September-early November): 45-75 degrees. Never rule out an early snowstorm in Jackson Hole!
  • Winter (mid-November-early March): 30 degrees and below.
  • Spring (March-May): 35-70 degrees. 

For current conditions visit MountainWeather.com

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