Lake Tahoe (CA) monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe average temperature chart (Celsius) Lake Tahoe average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Lake Tahoe (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 4.5 5.5 6.7 10.1 15.3 20.4 25 24.6 20.7 15.1 8.5 4.9
°F 40.2 41.9 44.1 50.2 59.5 68.7 77 76.2 69.3 59.2 47.3 40.9

Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

Average rainfall & rainy days

The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

Lake Tahoe monthly rainfall chart (mm) Lake Tahoe monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Lake Tahoe (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 145 122 107 53 29 20 8 12 21 50 112 138
inches 5.7 4.8 4.2 2.1 1.1 0.8 0.3 0.5 0.8 1.9 4.4 5.4
Rainy days 7 7 8 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 7 7

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Lake Tahoe
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 6.8 7.9 9.6 11.3 12.2 13.1 13.6 12.6 11.5 9.9 7.3 6.4

Day / night temperatures

The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

Lake Tahoe average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Lake Tahoe average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Lake Tahoe (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C -6.6 -6 -5 -3.1 0.4 4 7 6.8 4.1 0.1 -3.2 -6.2
Max °C 4.8 5.8 7 10.5 15.7 20.8 25.5 25 21.1 15.5 8.8 5.2
Min °F 20.1 21.2 23 26.5 32.6 39.2 44.5 44.2 39.4 32.2 26.2 20.8
Max °F 30.4 31.8 33.8 38.7 46.4 54.3 61.2 60.6 54.7 46 37 31.1

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Lake Tahoe average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Lake Tahoe average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Lake Tahoe in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 11.6 11.5 11.4 11.5 12 13.1 14.6 15.4 15.4 14.6 13.4 12.1
°F 52.9 52.6 52.6 52.6 53.6 55.6 58.2 59.7 59.6 58.3 56.1 53.9

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Lake Tahoe average winspeed by month (km/h) Lake Tahoe average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Lake Tahoe (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 10 12 14 16 15 15 14 13 12 10 11 10
mph 7 7 9 10 9 9 9 8 7 7 7 7

A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

Relative humidity

The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

Lake Tahoe relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Lake Tahoe
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
70% 63% 56% 49% 46% 44% 41% 44% 48% 54% 65% 71%

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Lake Tahoe weather stats

Lake Tahoe weather statistics
Hottest month: July 25°C 77°F
Driest month: July 8mm 0.3ins
Sunniest month: July 13.6hrs
Coldest month: January 4.5°C 40.1°F
Wettest month: January 145mm 5.7ins
Warmest sea: August 15.4°C 59.7°F
Map showing location of Lake Tahoe (39.096, -120.03343)

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