Elevation of Sedona

How high is Sedona?

bell rock and courthouse

The elevation of Sedona stands as a testament to the awe-inspiring natural beauty that surrounds this enchanting town. Nestled in the iconic red rocks, Sedona boasts a unique and diverse range of elevations that add to its allure. The elevation ranges from approximately 4,326 to 7,011 feet above sea level. Sedona’s varying elevations create a tapestry of landscapes, each more breathtaking than the last. Whether you’re standing atop the towering cliffs overlooking the dramatic canyons or trekking through the peaceful valleys and meadows, the different elevations of Sedona offer a myriad of viewpoints, boasting panoramic vistas that are bound to leave you in awe.

Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness isn’t usually felt below 8000 feet for most people.  For people who are sensitive to altitude sickness may have shortness of breath, nausea or headaches.  Therefore, it is best to talk with your doctor.  If you are planning to hike to the top of some of Sedona’s red rock peaks or visit the Grand Canyon, be mindful that the elevation is much higher than in Uptown Sedona.  The south rim of the Grand Canyon is 7000 feet.

At that Elevation, does it snow in Sedona?

Sedona Elevation and snow

The weather in Sedona is ideal for most people.  There are more than 300 sunny days. Because the altitude is high, it snows in Sedona.  Snowstorms may bring only a light dusting or up to several inches of snow.  The snow melts before the day is over, many days before noon.

Here is a list of the daily high temperatures. Data was collected using Weather.com.  Highs are in Fahrenheit.

January 58
February 61
March 66
April 74
May 84
June 93
July 96
August 94
September 88
October 78
November 66
December 57