How many feet of snow is in Lake Tahoe?

How many feet of snow is in Lake Tahoe?

Climate. Snow: Lake Tahoe gets an average of 215.4 inches of snowfall, or a little under 18 feet. Upper elevations can get between 300 and 500 inches per year. Winds: Winds are generally mild, 10-15 mph, out of the west and northwest.

How much snow is in North Lake Tahoe?

Snow in North Lake Tahoe

Open Snowfall Base Depth
Palisades Tahoe 1 day ago Snowfall2″ Feb 15 Base Depth43″ Machine Groomed
Soda Springs 1 day ago Snowfall2″ Feb 15 Base Depth90-90″ Packed Powder
Sugar Bowl Resort 1 day ago Snowfall2″ Feb 15 Base Depth49-94″ Machine Groomed

Who has the most snow in Tahoe right now?

Ski Resorts with Best Snow in Tahoe

Resort True Snow* Days w/ more than 6 inches
Kirkwood CA 459″ 20.1%
Sugar Bowl CA 453″ 18.8%
Mt Rose NV 344″ 14.4%
Sierra-at-Tahoe CA 389″ 16.1%

How much snow did Heavenly get?

Heavenly snow depths: updated 21 February 2022

Upper snow depth: 57.9 in
Lower snow depth: 19.7 in

Where can I see snow in Tahoe?


  • Taylor Creek SNO-PARK. The closest SNO-PARK to South Lake Tahoe.
  • Echo Lake SNO-PARK. Near the summit of Echo Pass on Highway 89, this SNO-PARK is located a bit higher in elevation giving you access to snow when the lower elevations are lacking it.
  • Hope Valley SNO-PARK.

Does Lake Tahoe freeze?

The main body of Lake Tahoe does not freeze. The stored heat in the Lake’s massive amount of water compared to its relative surface area prevents the Lake from reaching freezing temperature under the prevailing climatic conditions.

How much snow does Heavenly get each year?

Weather. With an average of 360 inches of snowfall per year, Heavenly gets some of the best snow around.