Lake Tahoe Water Temperature

South Lake Tahoe is a town close to Lake Tahoe. August is the month with the highest water temperature at 73.2°F / 22.9°C.
The coldest month is February with an average water temperature of 39.7°F / 4.3°C.
January is the driest at 0in / 0mm and December the wettest month with 0.4in / 9.1mm.
With an average air temperature of 67.5°F / 19.7°C, July is the warmest month in a year. February is the coldest with 31.5°F / -0.3°C average air temperature.
The Climate is described as temperate climate with warm and dry summer. Best time to Visit would be in June, July, August, September.

South Lake Tahoe Summary

Description Value
Warmest Month Water Temperature: August with 73.2°F / 22.9°C
Coldest Month Water Temperature: February with 39.7°F / 4.3°C
Warmest Month Air Temperature: July with 67.5°F / 19.7°C
Coldest Month Air Temperature: February with 31.5°F / -0.3°C
Wettest Month: December with 0.4in / 9.1mm
Driest Month: January with 0in / 0mm
Highest Humidity December with 75.9%
Lowest Humidity July with 38%
Best Time to Visit: June, July, August, September
Climate Classification temperate climate with warm and dry summer

South Lake Tahoe water temperature by month

Lake Tahoe water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

41.7 40.6 39.9

February

40.1 39.9 39.6

March

43.5 41.2 39.7

April

49.5 45.9 43.2

May

58.3 53.1 48.7

June

67.5 61.5 56.7

July

73.8 69.6 65.3

August

73.8 71.4 69.1

September

72 68 64.6

October

66.2 60.6 55.4

November

56.7 51.4 46.8

December

46.9 43.9 41.5

Lake Tahoe water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

5.4 4.8 4.4

February

4.5 4.4 4.2

March

6.4 5.1 4.3

April

9.7 7.7 6.2

May

14.6 11.7 9.3

June

19.7 16.4 13.7

July

23.2 20.9 18.5

August

23.2 21.9 20.6

September

22.2 20 18.1

October

19 15.9 13

November

13.7 10.8 8.2

December

8.3 6.6 5.3

Best time to Visit Lake Tahoe

During the warm months of the Lake, tourists can enjoy several outdoor activities such as boating, cruising, biking, hiking, and even climbing up to Mount Tall-ac. These outdoor activities will be ideal to enjoy due to the warm weather. Furthermore, this area can be traveled by car, by train or by plain.


South Lake Tahoe weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
May. 09
Few clouds
45 °F
40°F
7 °C
5°C
1mph (1km/h)
east-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
68%
May. 10
Few clouds
48 °F
39°F
9 °C
4°C
2mph (3km/h)
east-northeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
65%
May. 11
Few clouds
60 °F
38°F
15 °C
3°C
2mph (3km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
36%
May. 12
Few clouds
62 °F
44°F
17 °C
7°C
2mph (3km/h)
southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
38%
May. 13
Few clouds
64 °F
45°F
18 °C
7°C
2mph (4km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
35%
May. 14
Broken clouds
57 °F
44°F
14 °C
7°C
3mph (4km/h)
southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
31%
May. 15
Broken clouds
56 °F
38°F
13 °C
4°C
4mph (6km/h)
southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
37%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
May. 16
Clear Sky
62 °F
36°F
17 °C
2°C
1mph (2km/h)
southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
36%
May. 17
Clear Sky
64 °F
39°F
18 °C
4°C
2mph (3km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
34%
May. 18
Scattered clouds
59 °F
41°F
15 °C
5°C
2mph (3km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
25 %
41%
May. 19
Few clouds
60 °F
38°F
15 °C
3°C
3mph (5km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
50%
May. 20
Few clouds
63 °F
42°F
17 °C
5°C
1mph (2km/h)
west
0in (0mm)
0 %
40%
May. 21
Few clouds
59 °F
42°F
15 °C
5°C
2mph (3km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
37%
May. 22
Few clouds
60 °F
44°F
15 °C
6°C
1mph (2km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
35%
May. 23
Few clouds
67 °F
46°F
19 °C
8°C
2mph (3km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
37%
May. 24
Few clouds
61 °F
46°F
16 °C
8°C
3mph (4km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
44%
The highest water temperature will be reached in August with around 73.2°F / 22.9°C. The lowest in February with an average water temperature of 39.7°F / 4.3°C.

Tourists can reach Lake Tahoe by plane around 4 hours from San Francisco, 3 hours from Oakland and 2 hours from Sacramento through reaching Reno/Tahoe International Airport. Most of the people travel by car especially for first-time visitors.

South Lake Tahoe weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

40.6 32 25.2 0 0 74.7%

February

40.1 31.5 25 0 1 73.7%

March

46.9 34.9 25.9 0 0 70%

April

52.7 38.7 30 0 0 66.3%

May

64 47.7 35.6 0 0 57.8%

June

75.6 58.6 45 0 0 43.7%

July

80.4 67.5 55 0 0 38%

August

79.7 66.6 55.8 0 0 38.2%

September

75.4 61.2 51.1 0 0 41.4%

October

65.5 50.4 37.6 0 0 53%

November

52.5 39.4 29.1 0 0 66.1%

December

40.5 31.6 24.1 0.4 0 75.9%

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

4.8 0 -3.8 0 0 74.7%

February

4.5 -0.3 -3.9 0 1 73.7%

March

8.3 1.6 -3.4 0 0 70%

April

11.5 3.7 -1.1 0 0 66.3%

May

17.8 8.7 2 0 0 57.8%

June

24.2 14.8 7.2 0 0 43.7%

July

26.9 19.7 12.8 0 0 38%

August

26.5 19.2 13.2 0 0 38.2%

September

24.1 16.2 10.6 0 0 41.4%

October

18.6 10.2 3.1 0 0 53%

November

11.4 4.1 -1.6 0 0 66.1%

December

4.7 -0.2 -4.4 9.1 0 75.9%
January is the driest at 0in / 0mm and December the wettest month with 0.4in / 9.1mm. With an average temperature of 67.5°F / 19.7°C, July is the warmest month in a year. February is the coldest with 31.5°F / -0.3°C average temperature.


Activities & POI in South Lake Tahoe

Type of Activity List
Marina for Sailing, Boat adventures, fishing Obexer's Boat Company
Attraction Ed Z'berg Sugar Pine Point Nature Center
Golf Course Glenbrook Club
Caravan Site Meeks Bay Resort RV and Tent Sites

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