Climate and monthly weather forecast
South Lake Tahoe, CA

The Emerald Bay in South Lake Tahoe, California, with a side view of the mountain slope
The Emerald Bay in South Lake Tahoe, California, with a side view of the mountain slope

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is a wintry winter month in South Lake Tahoe, California, with an average temperature fluctuating between 37.8°F (3.2°C) and 22.5°F (-5.3°C). In January, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in December - a still wintry 37.8°F (3.2°C). Weather in January »

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter in South Lake Tahoe, is also a wintry month, with an average temperature varying between 36.5°F (2.5°C) and 21.6°F (-5.8°C). In South Lake Tahoe, the average high-temperature in February is almost the same as in January - a still cold 36.5°F (2.5°C). Weather in February »

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is also a wintry month in South Lake Tahoe, California, with an average temperature varying between 38.8°F (3.8°C) and 24.6°F (-4.1°C). In March, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a still cold 38.8°F (3.8°C). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April is a frosty spring month in South Lake Tahoe, California, with an average temperature varying between 45.9°F (7.7°C) and 27.9°F (-2.3°C). In South Lake Tahoe, the average high-temperature in April marginally rises from a cold 38.8°F (3.8°C) in March to a chilly 45.9°F (7.7°C). Weather in April »

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a cool month in South Lake Tahoe, California, with an average temperature ranging between min 33.8°F (1°C) and max 53.6°F (12°C). In South Lake Tahoe, California, the average high-temperature in May marginally rises from a frosty 45.9°F (7.7°C) in April to a cool 53.6°F (12°C). Weather in May »

Weather in June

June, the first month of the summer in South Lake Tahoe, is a comfortable month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 40.8°F (4.9°C) and an average high of 64.9°F (18.3°C). In South Lake Tahoe, the average high-temperature in June rises from a cool 53.6°F (12°C) in May to an enjoyable 64.9°F (18.3°C). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July is a warm summer month in South Lake Tahoe, California, with an average temperature ranging between min 46.8°F (8.2°C) and max 73.9°F (23.3°C). With an average high-temperature of 73.9°F (23.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 46.8°F (8.2°C), July is the warmest month. Weather in July »

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in South Lake Tahoe, is also an agreeable month, with an average temperature ranging between min 46.2°F (7.9°C) and max 73°F (22.8°C). In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - an agreeable 73°F (22.8°C). Weather in August »

Weather in September

The first month of the autumn, September, is also an enjoyable month in South Lake Tahoe, California, with temperature in the range of an average high of 67.3°F (19.6°C) and an average low of 42.3°F (5.7°C). In South Lake Tahoe, the average high-temperature in September slightly decreases from an agreeable 73°F (22.8°C) in August to an enjoyable 67.3°F (19.6°C). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, like September, is another mild autumn month in South Lake Tahoe, California, with temperature in the range of an average low of 34.2°F (1.2°C) and an average high of 56.3°F (13.5°C). In October, the average high-temperature decreases from a comfortable 67.3°F (19.6°C) in September to a moderate 56.3°F (13.5°C). Weather in October »

Weather in November

The last month of the autumn, November, is another chilly month in South Lake Tahoe, California, with an average temperature ranging between max 45.3°F (7.4°C) and min 26.4°F (-3.1°C). In South Lake Tahoe, the average high-temperature in November drops from a mild 56.3°F (13.5°C) in October to a chilly 45.3°F (7.4°C). Weather in November »

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in South Lake Tahoe, is still a cold month, with an average temperature varying between 21°F (-6.1°C) and 35.8°F (2.1°C). With an average high-temperature of 35.8°F (2.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 21°F (-6.1°C), December is the coldest month. Weather in December »
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FAQ

How much does it rain in South Lake Tahoe?

Throughout the year, in South Lake Tahoe, there are 67.1 rainfall days, and 23.39" (594mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it snow in South Lake Tahoe?

January through June, September through December are months with snowfall.

How many days does it snow in South Lake Tahoe?

Throughout the year, in South Lake Tahoe, California, there are 76 snowfall days, and 113.98" (2895mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the least sunshine in South Lake Tahoe?

January and December, with an average of 5.6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in South Lake Tahoe?

The months with the lowest UV index in South Lake Tahoe, California, are January through April, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the most humid month in South Lake Tahoe?

With an average relative humidity of 81%, March is the most humid month in South Lake Tahoe, California.

What is the wettest month in South Lake Tahoe?

The month with the most rainfall in South Lake Tahoe, California, is March, when the rain falls for 7.3 days and typically aggregates up to 4.25" (108mm) of precipitation.

When does it snow the most in South Lake Tahoe?

March is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 15 days and accumulates 27.24" (692mm) of snow.

When is Daylight Saving Time (DST) in South Lake Tahoe?

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in South Lake Tahoe, California, and the time zone changes from PST to PDT. Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am, and the time zone reverts from PDT to PST.

When are the longest days in South Lake Tahoe?

With an average of 14h and 52min of daylight, June has the longest days of the year in South Lake Tahoe.

What are the months with the highest UV index in South Lake Tahoe?

The months with the highest UV index are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

What is the warmest month in South Lake Tahoe?

With an average high-temperature of 73.9°F (23.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 46.8°F (8.2°C), July is the warmest month in South Lake Tahoe, California.

When it does not snow in South Lake Tahoe?

July and August are months without snowfall in South Lake Tahoe.

What month has the most sunshine in South Lake Tahoe?

July has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 12h of sunshine.

What is the least humid month in South Lake Tahoe?

The least humid month in South Lake Tahoe, California, is August, with an average relative humidity of 42%.

What is the driest month in South Lake Tahoe?

August is the month with the least rainfall in South Lake Tahoe. Rain falls for 4.2 days and accumulates 0.28" (7mm) of precipitation.

What is the coldest month in South Lake Tahoe?

The coldest month in South Lake Tahoe, California, is December, with an average high-temperature of 35.8°F (2.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 21°F (-6.1°C).

What is the month with the shortest days in South Lake Tahoe?

The month with the shortest days in South Lake Tahoe, California, is December, with an average of 9h and 29min of daylight.

Average temperature
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Average temperature - South Lake Tahoe, CA

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (73.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (35.8°F).

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (46.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (21°F).

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Average pressure
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Average pressure - South Lake Tahoe, CA

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.18"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Average wind speed - South Lake Tahoe, CA

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (7.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.3mph).

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Average humidity
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Average humidity - South Lake Tahoe, CA

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (42%).

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Average rainfall
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Average rainfall - South Lake Tahoe, CA

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (4.25").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.28").

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Average rainfall days
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Average rainfall days - South Lake Tahoe, CA

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (10 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.5 days).

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Average snowfall
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Average snowfall - South Lake Tahoe, CA

The month with the highest snowfall is March (27.24").
The months with the least snowfall are July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Average snowfall days - South Lake Tahoe, CA

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (15 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Average daylight / Average sunshine - South Lake Tahoe, CA

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 52min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 29min).

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h and 0min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Average sunshine days - South Lake Tahoe, CA

The month with the most sunshine days is August (25.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (13.3 days).

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Average UV index
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Average UV index - South Lake Tahoe, CA

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average visibility
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Average visibility - South Lake Tahoe, CA

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (5mi).

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