El Capitan
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Days 0-3 El Capitan Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 16mm), heaviest on Sat morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Fri afternoon, min 0°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 El Capitan Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 61mm), heaviest during Tue morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Sun afternoon, min -2°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM
rain showers
partially cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
light rain
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
light rain
light rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
Wind km/h
0 NE0
5 W5
10 W10
10 ENE10
5 WSW5
10 WSW10
5 SSE5
5 SW5
5 W5
10 ENE10
10 S10
10 S10
15 ESE15
20 SSE20
15 SSE15
10 SE10
10 SE10
5 SE5
rain shwrs some clouds light rain some clouds some clouds some clouds light rain light rain rain shwrs clear clear clear rain shwrs light rain light rain heavy rain heavy rain heavy rain
Rain
Rain mm
3 - 2 - - - 5 4 2 - - - 1 2 2 16 18 16
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
3 3 4 3 6 7 4 4 5 2 6 7 4 5 6 5 4 4
Low °C
1 1 4 0 1 6 3 3 4 -2 0 7 3 4 6 3 4 4
Chill °C
2 1 1 1 5 5 4 3 3 0 4 5 1 1 2 2 1 3
Freezing level m
1750 1900 2050 1750 2300 2400 2100 2050 2050 1300 2250 2400 2100 2300 2400 2150 2200 2300
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-2-3-2-2010-2-2-301-1010003343674452674565441010109121311111181214101213111011
Sunrise
- 7:00 - - 6:58 - - 6:56 - - 6:56 - - 6:54 - - 6:52 -
Sunset
- - 7:10 - - 7:12 - - 7:13 - - 7:13 - - 7:14 - - 7:15

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for El Capitan at the specific elevation of 1500 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of El Capitan. 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
Markleeville
25 km SW
616m alt.
39 minutes ago
-
3
Calm
(3 kph at 186).
Fish Camp
28 km S
1557m alt.
38 minutes ago
1° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 112).
Fish Camp
31 km S
1517.9m alt.
49 minutes ago
2° C
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 333).
Mariposa
38 km S
841m alt.
53 minutes ago
6° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 35).
Mariposa
38 km S
838m alt.
1 hour ago
6° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 69).

* 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. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to El Capitan and within an acceptable time window.

El Capitan Photos