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Donner Peak
Weather Forecast, United States

Issued: 9pm Tue 26 Jan Local Time
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Donner Peak Weather (Days 0-3):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Wed afternoon, min -3°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SSW on Tue night, calm by Thu night).

(Days 3-6):

A dusting of snow. Milder later with heavy rain (total 20mm) on Mon afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Sun morning, min -4°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (calm on Sun afternoon, fresh winds from the SSW by Mon afternoon).

Tue
26
Wednesday
27
Thursday
28
Friday
29
Saturday
30
Sunday
31
Mon
1
night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM
heavy snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
rain showers
heavy rain
Wind km/h
35 SSW35
30 SSW30
10 SSW10
15 SSW15
15 SSW15
15 S15
10 SW10
10 SW10
10 SW10
15 SW15
5 SSW5
5 SW5
5 SSW5
5 S5
5 S5
5 SSW5
15 SSW15
20 SSW20
heavy snow mod. snow mod. snow heavy snow heavy snow mod. snow mod. snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds snow shwrs rain shwrs heavy rain
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 19
Snow
Snow cm
21 6 6 24 12 8 8 1 - - - - - - - 1 - -
High °C
0 0 1 1 1 1 -1 0 0 -2 2 2 0 3 3 1 3 3
Low °C
-2 0 0 1 1 0 -3 -1 -3 -4 0 -1 -2 3 1 0 3 2
Chill °C
-7 -6 -3 -2 -4 -3 -4 -4 -4 -7 0 0 -2 1 3 -1 0 -3
Freezing level m
1450 1450 1600 1600 1650 1650 1150 1400 1450 1250 1450 1900 1300 1950 2100 1450 2050 1950
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
-6-6-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-3-3-4-2-2-3-2-3001111-100-222033133
Sunrise
- 7:11 - - 7:11 - - 7:09 - - 7:09 - - 7:07 - - 7:07 -
Sunset
- - 5:15 - - 5:16 - - 5:17 - - 5:19 - - 5:20 - - 5:21

Donner Peak Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Donner Peak is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Wed afternoon, min -3°C on Thu night)Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SSW on Tue night, calm by Thu night).

Donner Peak Weather (Days 3-6):

A dusting of snow. Milder later with heavy rain (total 20mm) on Mon afternoonFreeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Sun morning, min -4°C on Fri night)Winds increasing (calm on Sun afternoon, fresh winds from the SSW by Mon afternoon).

This table gives the weather forecast for Donner Peak at the specific elevation of 1500 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Donner Peak. To see the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of California.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Truckee Tahoe Airport
17 km E
1798m alt.
53 minutes ago
0° C
heavy snow
Heavy snow.
44
Strong winds from the S
(44 kph at 190).
1 km
Low: overcast
Emigrant Gap Airport
34 km WSW
1609m alt.
56 minutes ago
-1.7° C
moderate snow
Moderate snow.
28
Moderate winds from the S
(28 kph at 180).
0 km
Reno Airport
51 km ENE
1342m alt.
53 minutes ago
0.6° C
light snow
Light snow.
31
Fresh winds from the S
(31 kph at 170).
1 km
Mid: overcast
Carson City
52 km ESE
1435m alt.
53 minutes ago
2° C
light snow
Light snow.
19
Light winds from the S.(Wind varies from 150 to 210 degs)
(19 kph at 180).
1 km
Low: broken
Mid: broken
High: overcast
South Lake Tahoe Airport
53 km SSE
1924m alt.
59 minutes ago
n/a° C
light snow
Light snow.
28
Moderate winds from the SSW
(28 kph at 200).
1 km

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones.