El Capitan
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Days 0-3 El Capitan Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Tue morning, min -1°C on Sun night). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 3-6 El Capitan Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Very mild (max 10°C on Wed morning, min 5°C on Tue afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
20 SSE20
25 SSE25
30 S30
25 S25
20 SSW20
5 WSW5
10 NW10
10 NNW10
15 WNW15
15 NW15
15 N15
5 N5
5 W5
10 S10
15 SSW15
15 S15
15 SSW15
10 SSW10
clear clear some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs clear clear clear some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - 10 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
4 3 4 2 0 1 2 4 6 6 7 10 10 7 9 8 6 7
Low °C
3 2 3 1 -1 0 1 2 5 5 5 10 7 6 9 6 5 7
Chill °C
0 -1 -1 -4 -7 -2 -1 1 3 3 5 9 10 6 7 6 3 5
Freezing level m
3000 3100 2850 2600 2100 2250 2600 2950 3300 3450 3800 4000 4000 3900 3850 3750 3600 3450
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- - 7:07 - - 7:07 - - 7:07 - - 7:07 - - 7:09 - - 7:09
Sunset
4:39 - - 4:40 - - 4:40 - - 4:40 - - 4:42 - - 4:42 - -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for El Capitan at the specific elevation of 2307 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.
55 minutes ago
3° C
Dry
Wind obs. (37 kph from 188 degs) was rejected
.
Fish Camp
28 km S
1557m alt.
2 hours ago
4° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 230).
Fish Camp
31 km S
1517.9m alt.
3 hours ago
9° C
Dry
5
Calm
(5 kph at 221).
Mariposa
38 km S
841m alt.
1 hour ago
11° C
Dry
2
Calm
(2 kph at 58).
Oakhurst
42 km S
777m alt.
1 hour ago
10° C
-
5
Calm
(5 kph at 39).

* 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.

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