Tahoe Climate Information Management System
A joint collaboration between the Desert Research Institute and UC Davis
Western Regional Climate Center
California Climate Data Archive
Daily Updated Climate Info
Temperature Departure from Normal
Percent of Normal Precipitation
Pacific Northwest Radar Mosaic
Latest GOES West IR Image
South Lake Tahoe Norms/Records
Mesonet Current Weather Obs
CNRFC Observed Precipitation
SNOTEL Snowpack Summary for Lake Tahoe
Historical Model Outputs
Historical MM5 4-km 3-D Model Outputs
Historical forecasts for the Tahoe Basin for a variety of meteorological parameters and levels spanning March 2005-April 2010.
Forecast Model Outputs
CANSAC MM5 4-km Model Forecasts
The California and Nevada Smoke and Air Committee uses the Penn State/NCAR Mesoscale Model 5 to create twice daily meteorological forecasts for fire and smoke dispersion applications.
CANSAC WRF 2-km Model Forecasts (experimental)
The California and Nevada Smoke and Air Committee is experimenting with the Weather Research and Forecasting model to create a 2-km forecast for California and Nevada.
A boarder delights in fresh snow in the Tahoe Basin. Image courtesy of
© Western Regional Climate Center