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

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter in South Lake Tahoe, is another cold month, with an average temperature ranging between max 36.5°F (2.5°C) and min 21.6°F (-5.8°C). In South Lake Tahoe, the average high-temperature in February is relatively the same as in January - a still wintry 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 ranging between max 38.8°F (3.8°C) and min 24.6°F (-4.1°C). In South Lake Tahoe, California, the average high-temperature in March is essentially the same as in February - a still wintry 38.8°F (3.8°C). Weather in March »

Weather in April

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

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a fresh month in South Lake Tahoe, California, with an average temperature fluctuating between 53.6°F (12°C) and 33.8°F (1°C). In South Lake Tahoe, the average high-temperature in May slightly increases from a chilly 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 an enjoyable 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 a comfortable 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 varying between 73.9°F (23.3°C) and 46.8°F (8.2°C). The warmest month is July, with an average high-temperature of 73.9°F (23.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 46.8°F (8.2°C). Weather in July »

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another pleasant month in South Lake Tahoe, California, with an average temperature fluctuating between 46.2°F (7.9°C) and 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

September, the first month of the autumn in South Lake Tahoe, is also an enjoyable month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 42.3°F (5.7°C) and 67.3°F (19.6°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, the same as September, in South Lake Tahoe, California, is another mild autumn month, with an average temperature varying between 56.3°F (13.5°C) and 34.2°F (1.2°C). In October, the average high-temperature drops from an enjoyable 67.3°F (19.6°C) in September to a moderate 56.3°F (13.5°C). Weather in October »

Weather in November

November, the last month of the autumn in South Lake Tahoe, is also a frosty month, 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 decreases 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 also a wintry month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 21°F (-6.1°C) and an average high of 35.8°F (2.1°C). The coldest month 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). Weather in December »
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FAQ

How much does it rain in South Lake Tahoe?

In South Lake Tahoe, California, during the entire year, the rain falls for 67.1 days and collects up to 23.39" (594mm) of precipitation.

When does it snow in South Lake Tahoe?

Months with snowfall in South Lake Tahoe are January through June, September through December.

How many days does it snow in South Lake Tahoe?

In South Lake Tahoe, during the entire year, snow falls for 76 days and aggregates up to 113.98" (2895mm) of snow.

What are the months 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 in South Lake Tahoe.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in South Lake Tahoe?

January through April, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the most humid month in South Lake Tahoe?

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

What is the wettest month in South Lake Tahoe?

March is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 7.3 days and accumulates 4.25" (108mm) of precipitation.

What is the snowiest month in South Lake Tahoe?

The month with the most snowfall is March, when snow falls for 15 days and typically aggregates up to 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, 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?

June has the longest days of the year, with an average of 14h and 52min of daylight.

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

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

What is the warmest month in South Lake Tahoe?

July 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).

When it does not snow in South Lake Tahoe?

In South Lake Tahoe, snow does not fall in July and August.

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?

With an average relative humidity of 42%, August is the least humid month.

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 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?

With an average of 9h and 29min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in South Lake Tahoe.

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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