South Lake Tahoe
California, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Stunning view of the Emerald Bay in South Lake Tahoe, California, with a side view of the mountain slope
Stunning view of the Emerald Bay in South Lake Tahoe, California, with a side view of the mountain slope
Enero, like Diciembre, is a frosty winter month in South Lake Tahoe, California, with average temperature ranging between max 43°F (6.1°C) and min 16.2°F (-8.8°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 43°F (6.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 16.2°F (-8.8°C), Enero is the coldest month.

Rainfall

In South Lake Tahoe, in Enero, it is raining for 8.6 days, with typically 1.95" (49.5mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in South Lake Tahoe, California, there are 73.6 rainfall days, and 16.43" (417.4mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are Enero through Junio, Noviembre and Diciembre. During Enero, South Lake Tahoe regularly aggregates up to 15.6" (396.2mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in South Lake Tahoe, 143.4" (3642.3mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Enero, the average length of the day in South Lake Tahoe is 9.8h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are Enero and Diciembre, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

UV index

Enero and Diciembre, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in South Lake Tahoe. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the coldest month in South Lake Tahoe?

The coldest month in South Lake Tahoe, California, is Enero, with an average high-temperature of 43°F (6.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 16.2°F (-8.8°C).

What is the temperature in Enero in South Lake Tahoe?

In Enero, the average high-temperature is 43°F (6.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 16.2°F (-8.8°C).

How much does it rain in South Lake Tahoe in Enero?

In Enero, in South Lake Tahoe, California, the rain falls for 8.6 days. Throughout Enero, 1.95" (49.5mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in South Lake Tahoe in Enero?

In South Lake Tahoe, California, in Enero, 15.6" (396.2mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does South Lake Tahoe have in Enero?

In South Lake Tahoe, California, the average length of the day in Enero is 9.8h.

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

Enero and Diciembre, with an average of 6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in South Lake Tahoe.

How many hours of sunshine does South Lake Tahoe have in Enero?

The average sunshine in Enero in South Lake Tahoe is 6h.

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

Months with the lowest UV index are Enero and Diciembre, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in Enero in South Lake Tahoe?

In Enero, the average daily maximum UV index in South Lake Tahoe is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average high temperature in January: 43°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (43°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 16.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (41.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.1°F).

Average rainfall in January - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average rainfall in January: 2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.8").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June and September (0.2").

Average rainfall days in January - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (12.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (1.4 days).

Average snowfall in January - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average snowfall in January: 15.6"

The month with the highest snowfall is November (40").
Months with the lowest snowfall are July, August, September and October (0").

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average daylight in January: 9.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 6h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 13h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in January - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average UV index in January: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).