Middle Fork Salmon River

Middle Fork Salmon River Weather & Forecast

On the river, it's important to be prepared for all types of weather. Although the weather is warm and sunny for the most part, Mother Nature will occasionally surprise us with a renewing rainstorm or cooler temperatures. Temperatures can vary, but the following chart shows average temperature and precipitation for the months of May through September.

Temperature and Precipitation in Central Idaho

 
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
 
Mean Max. Temp
69°
78°
87°
86°
75°
Mean Min. Temp.
40°
46°
51°
48°
40°
Precipitation
1.42"
1.42"
1.03"
.82"
.77"




 

Current Weather Forecast for the Middle Fork Salmon River Area
Note: Use this weather forecast only as a general guide. As your trip will span miles of river, this forecast from the nearest major weather station may not be indicative of the entire region where your trip will take place. Weather in the canyon may vary greatly from the surrouding cities.

sun review
Camping on river banks, hikes to abandoned ranches, Wild Horses, Black Bear and her cub, Big Horn Sheep and lots and lots more! We’ve experienced all this in just 4 days, all while sunbathing and floating down the river surrounded by some of the most majestic views in the world! Our guides - Haley, James and Jess - were phenomenal and treated everyone like royalty.”

Lacey Sinoski, Baltimore, MD