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Is Sierra at Tahoe snowsure?

The snowiest week in Sierra at Tahoe is week 1 of March. There are typically 3.2 snowy days during this week with 60cm of snowfall. Check out the Sierra 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.

Average monthly snow in Sierra at Tahoe

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December28cm2.1 days
January38cm2.3 days
February32cm2.5 days
March37cm2.6 days
April16cm1.9 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Sierra at Tahoe during June (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of June for Sierra at Tahoe is 2 cm. There are typically 0.4 snowy days during this week. Sierra at Tahoe expected weather and snow conditions during the first week of June at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2360m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (3859m) is a long way above the mid altitude of Sierra at Tahoe. A day with snowfall occurs on average every second year during the first week of June but on average there are one or two wet days during this week every year. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 4cm. Usual temperatures are well above freezing both day and night at the mid altitude in Sierra at Tahoe during week one of June with the average afternoon temperature 11.4°C and the minimum temperature 8.8°C. Usually there are four days per week when the sun comes out at this time of year. Generally light winds (average 13km/h).


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Sierra at Tahoe and (2007 – 2018).

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

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

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Average Snow Conditions in Sierra at Tahoe Graph. (Updated on: 2020-05-31)


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 Sierra at Tahoe are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. Poorer 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.


Snowfall

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

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Average Snowfall in Sierra at Tahoe Graph. (Updated on: 2020-05-31)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Sierra 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. The 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.


Temperature

Average temperature in Sierra at Tahoe and (2007 – 2018)

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Average Temperatures in Sierra at Tahoe Graph. (Updated on: 2020-05-31)


Average temperature
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Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Sierra 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.