Ski USA - California

Squaw Valley Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Squaw Valley at 2308 m altitude issued: 10 am22 May 2017 (local time)
Ski USA - California

Squaw Valley Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Squaw Valley Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Very mild (max 18°C on Tue afternoon, min 8°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon afternoon, fresh winds from the SW by Wed afternoon).

Days 4-6 Squaw Valley Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 2.0mm), mostly falling on Sat night. Very mild (max 13°C on Sat afternoon, min 6°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.
Monday 22Tuesday 23Wednesday 24Thursday 25Friday 26Saturday 27
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partly cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
km/h
Wind (km/h)
10 ESE10
5 W5
10 E10
5 SSE5
15 W15
10 SW10
25 WSW25
35 SW35
20 WSW20
25 SW25
25 SW25
25 WSW25
10 WSW10
15 W15
15 ENE15
10 ENE10
5 NW5
15 ENE15
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Snow cm
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mm
Rain mm
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max°C
Max °C
14171516181514131010108898101311
min°C
Min °C
11161314171313128810679781310
chill°C
WChill°C
10161214161211955725746138
Humid.%323732354938443632315046557159414633
Freezing level (m)425045504550450046004500405039003800355035503500330034003500355039503950
Squaw Valley freezing level scale
snowy slopeSquaw Valley freezing level
Sunrise5:41--5:41--5:39--5:39--5:39--5:39--
Sunset-8:13--8:14--8:15--8:15--8:15--8:16-

Other resorts in USA - California are reporting: powder (0) / good piste (3)

The above table gives the weather forecast for Squaw Valley at the specific elevation of 2308 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of Squaw Valley. To access the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider view of the weather, check out the Weather Map of United States.

Click here to read further information on freezing levels and how we forecast our temperatures.

Visitor Reviews of Squaw Valley

coldsmoker from Australia writes:

Amazing terrain at Squaw, and consistently large snow falls (save for January 2011!!).

Problem is though when they do get the snow, the mountain is slow getting terrain open, or the upper mountain will be on wind hold, often leaving 30 min+ waits at the bottom of the select few lifts that do open. This leaves you stuck in line with a bunch of rude, and aggressive locals who'll ski right over your skis or board to get one precious chair ahead of you in the line. When they finally do get Granite Chief/Headwall/ KT22 or whatever open on a powder day you will get a pretty sweet run in.....before you have to spend the rest of your morning in line again. If you can be bothered lining up again, by the time you get back to the top most of the decent lines will be tracked out.

Also due to the generally mild conditions the snow usually turns to crud within a day or two of a snow fall. What is not mentioned when they are broadcasting 10 feet of new snow is that several inches of rain also accompanied the storm.

We had season passes this season but I wouldn't bother going back to this place. Plenty of other places with great terrain if you are prepared to hunt it out, and without the crowds, hype and aggro....and where you can actually ski powder all day.

On a different note, can someone tell the 'Squaw Valley USA' marketing that no-one really cares any more that they hosted the Olympics way back when. It was over 50 years ago, get over it!

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