Ski USA - California

Squaw Valley Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Squaw Valley at 2308 m altitude issued: 4 pm30 Sep 2016 (local time)  
Ski USA - California

Squaw Valley Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Squaw Valley Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 11°C on Fri afternoon, min -4°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SW on Sun morning, light winds from the NW by Mon morning).

Days 4-6 Squaw Valley Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 3.0mm), mostly falling on Mon night. Very mild (max 11°C on Thu morning, min 1°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the W on Mon night, calm by Wed night).
FriSaturday 1Sunday 2Monday 3Tuesday 4Wednesday 5Thu
PMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAM
 
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
light snow
clear
partly cloudy
snow showers
light snow
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
km/h
Wind (km/h)
45 SSW45
40 SW40
25 SW25
25 SW25
30 SSW30
45 SW45
40 SW40
30 WSW30
20 NW20
15 W15
30 W30
20 W20
15 WNW15
5 WNW5
10 E10
10 ESE10
5 E5
5 WSW5
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Snow cm
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mm
Rain mm
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max°C
Max °C
11667411-213224447611
min°C
Min °C
933710-1-4-2212321656
chill°C
WChill°C
4-4-23-6-7-9-12-8-2-5-4-10-1436
Humid.%505815292842929355437893554750493924
Freezing level (m)355032503050310030002400210017502400270030502550290029002900320037003950
Squaw Valley freezing level scale
snowy slopeSquaw Valley freezing level
Sunrise--6:56--6:58--6:58--7:00--7:01--7:01
Sunset6:43--6:42--6:39--6:38--6:37--6:35--

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

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.

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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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