When Will Lake Tahoe Mountains See Snow Again
South Lake Tahoe, Nov. 30, 2021 – Well November has been a month to forget if you are a ski / snow hound. the entire sierra region is experiencing a drought through November. But the weekly weather forecast is showing signs of promise early next week in Lake Tahoe.
As of today there is a 70% chance of precipitation on Monday Evening into Tuesday Morning next week. it only lasts the one night. How much snow is still to be determined, but coming from the month of November this is exciting news.SOUTH LAKE TAHOE WEATHER
Average Monthly Snowfall in November in South Lake Tahoe
The average snowfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average rainfall.
Hope in December and Beyond
Ok we don’t want to jinx anything here, but we have scene this behavior before where we have a wet October and dry Nov.
In the notable 2016-17 water year, when the city reported a total of 15.95 inches of precipitation, Reno experienced a cool and wet October followed by a warm and dry November. Then, the region was “slammed” with storms in January and February that brought 9 inches of precipitation, according to the Weather Service.
Once we start transitioning into December, the region will start breaking down the ridge of high pressure. Which could help the season of snow begin to build.
Fun fact by Weather Underground
Header image from Diamond Peak ski resort – For media use only.