Average Annual Precipitation for Utah

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The tables below give yearly averages for rainfall plus snowfall at cities, towns and parks in Utah.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives in a year along with information on the number of days with wet weather. That includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The annual precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: North - Central Utah, Northeastern Utah, Southern Utah's Canyons and Western Utah.

North - Central Utah

Average yearly precipitation
Days Place Inches Millimetres
124 Brighton, Silver Lake 44.3 1125
  94 Deer Creek Reservoir Dam 23.8   605
  97 Echo Reservoir Dam 15.1   384
103 Logan 19.7   501
  91 Nephi 15.5   394
  61 Ogden 18.4   466
  89 Pleasant Grove 18.1   461
103 Provo 19.8   502
  96 Salt Lake City 16.1   409
101 Timpanogos Cave Monument 24.3   618
104 Rockport Reservoir, Wanship Dam 16.9   429

Northeastern Utah

Annual averages for rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Millimetres
  60 Dinosaur National Monument   9.1   230
  70 Flaming Gorge Reservoir Dam 12.2   310
  61 Roosevelt   7.5   189

Southern Utah's Canyons

Average amount of rain and snow a year
Days Place Inches Millimetres
  58 Arches National Park   8.8   224
  75 Bryce Canyon Park Headquarters 16.7   424
  59 Canyonlands Park, The Needles   8.4   214
  55 Capitol Reef National Park   8.2   207
  57 Escalante 10.2   258
  40 Glen Canyon, Bullfrog Basin   6.2   158
  48 Green River   7.6   193
  61 Hovenweep National Monument 11.2   285
  62 Moab   9.5   240
  69 Natural Bridges Monument 12.9   328

Western Utah

Average annual precipitation
Days Place Inches Millimetres
  86 Blowhard Mountain at 10,694 feet 29.3   744
  72 Cedar City 11.3   287
  66 Delta   8.6   219
  57 Fish Springs Wildlife Refuge   8.2   207
  74 Richfield   8.5   215
  45 St George   8.8   224
  38 Wendover   4.1   103
  68 Zion National Park 16.2   411
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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