Northstar at Tahoe Snow History

Is Northstar at Tahoe snowsure? Check out the Northstar at Tahoe Snow History graphs below. Select any week of the year to see the typical Ski Conditions, Snowfall Amount and Temperature based on nowcast weather data over the last 11 years. Whether you prefer bluebird conditions, powder days in any weather or just reliable snow in guaranteed sub-zero temperatures you can easily find the best week to go.

This week in history: Northstar at Tahoe normal weather and snow conditions during the third week of November at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2282m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (2821m) is a little above the middle elevation of Northstar at Tahoe. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Northstar at Tahoe in the middle of November with a rainy day during this week of November occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 14cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Northstar at Tahoe during week three of November with average maximum temperature 2.3°C and minimum temperature 0.6°C at the middle elevation. Expect the sun to shine on three or four days per week. Mainly light winds (average 22km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one or two days per week. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that don't have fresh snowfall happen on average one day every second year during this week every year.

Northstar at Tahoe Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Northstar at Tahoe (2007 – 2018)

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  • Best ski days:

  • Bluebird Powder day

    (Fresh snow, mostly sunny, light wind)

  • Powder day

    (Fresh snow, limited sun, any wind)

  • Bluebird day

    (Average snow, mostly sunny, light wind)

  • Very windy days:

  • (>30km/h)

Northstar at Tahoe

Winter
Summer
  • Best ski days:

  • Bluebird Powder day

    (Fresh snow, mostly sunny, light wind)

  • Powder day

    (Fresh snow, limited sun, any wind)

  • Bluebird day

    (Average snow, mostly sunny, light wind)

  • Very windy days:

  • (>30km/h)

The most cherished days on the mountain in Northstar at Tahoe are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. weather conditions may prevail on Powder days when the visibility can be limited but the snow is significantly deep and fresh for keen powder-hounds. Bluebird days can suit many skiers that aren’t necessarily hunting powder but want to enjoy the snowy mountains in sunnier conditions and light winds.

Northstar at Tahoe Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Northstar at Tahoe (2007 – 2018)

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  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Northstar at Tahoe

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Northstar at Tahoe are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. risk of a rainy day is shown but be sure to switch between elevations to see if lower lifts are rain affected or higher lifts remain snowy despite any rain further down the mountain.

Northstar at Tahoe Temperature

Average temperature in Northstar at Tahoe (2007 – 2018)

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  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Northstar at Tahoe

Winter
Summer
Freezing level
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Northstar at Tahoe are shown. Check out the risk of freze-thaw conditions prevailing at different elevations for any given week. We also show the extremes of temperature (blue/red dots) that reveal the chance of unusually warm or cold conditions.

Northstar at Tahoe snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December18cm2.2 days
Snow in January24cm2.3 days
Snow in February22cm2.4 days
Snow in March24cm2.4 days
Snow in April10cm1.8 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data