Lake Tahoe Water Temperature

South Lake Tahoe is a town close to Lake Tahoe. temperate climate with warm and dry summer would be the climate here. August is the month with the highest water temperature at 73.2°F / 22.9°C. The month with the lowest is February with an average water temperature of 39.7°F / 4.3°C. The avg. air temperature is around 67.5°F / 19.7°C, July is the month with the highest temperature. February is the coolest with 31.5°F / -0.3°C average air temperature. January is the month with the min. precipitation of 0in / 0mm and December with the max. precipitation in a year with 0.4in / 9.1mm. If you plan to visit this place, the month June, July, August, September would be the best time.

Lake Tahoe Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature 53.6 °F / 12 °C
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 9.1in / 9.1mm
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

Lake Tahoe: The current water temperature 53.6 °F

The temperature is too cold to swim

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 Forecast for the next 14 Days

Date Weather High Temp. Low Temp. Rain? Windspeed Precipitation Humidity
Nov 30.
Moderate rain
59 °F
15 °C
54 °F
12 °C
84 %
5 mph
8 km/h
0.3 inch
8.3 mm
94%
Dec 01.
Overcast
68 °F
20 °C
52 °F
11 °C
0 %
8.7 mph
14 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
80%
Dec 02.
Partly Cloudy
75 °F
24 °C
45 °F
7 °C
0 %
10.6 mph
17 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
65%
Dec 03.
Partly Cloudy
90 °F
32 °C
52 °F
11 °C
0 %
8.1 mph
13 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
54%
Dec 04.
Patchy rain nearby
64 °F
18 °C
48 °F
9 °C
81 %
8.7 mph
14 km/h
0 inch
1.2 mm
78%
Dec 05.
Partly Cloudy
93 °F
34 °C
50 °F
10 °C
0 %
10.6 mph
17 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
55%
Dec 06.
Cloudy
68 °F
20 °C
46 °F
8 °C
0 %
7.5 mph
12 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
58%
Date Weather High Temp. Low Temp. Rain? Windspeed Precipitation Humidity
Dec 07.
Partly Cloudy
70 °F
21 °C
55 °F
13 °C
0 %
9.3 mph
15 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
56%
Dec 08.
Moderate rain
68 °F
20 °C
57 °F
14 °C
86 %
5.6 mph
9 km/h
0.6 inch
14.5 mm
92%
Dec 09.
Partly Cloudy
73 °F
23 °C
46 °F
8 °C
0 %
10.6 mph
17 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
71%
Dec 10.
Partly Cloudy
75 °F
24 °C
50 °F
10 °C
0 %
8.7 mph
14 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
66%
Dec 11.
Partly Cloudy
68 °F
20 °C
46 °F
8 °C
0 %
9.3 mph
15 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
64%
Dec 12.
Partly Cloudy
75 °F
24 °C
45 °F
7 °C
0 %
10.6 mph
17 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
69%
Dec 13.
Partly Cloudy
84 °F
29 °C
50 °F
10 °C
0 %
9.3 mph
15 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
59%
Dec 14.
Partly Cloudy
90 °F
32 °C
57 °F
14 °C
0 %
10.6 mph
17 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
46%

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
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
August is the month with the highest water temperature at 73.2°F / 22.9°C. The month with the lowest is 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

Max.

Temperature

(°F)

ø.

Temperature

(°F)

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(inch)

Rainy Days

(day)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

40.6 32 25.2 0 0 74.7%

February

40.1 31.5 25 0 1.3 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 9.1 0 75.9%
Max.

Temperature

(°C)

ø.

Temperature

(°C)

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(days)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

4.8 0 -3.8 0 0 74.7%

February

4.5 -0.3 -3.9 0 1.3 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 month with the lowest rain of 0in / 0mm and December with the highest precipitation in a year with 0.4in / 9.1mm. The avg. temperature is around 67.5°F / 19.7°C, July is the month with the highest temperature. February is the coolest 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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