El Capitan
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Days 0-3 El Capitan Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Thu afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Fri afternoon, min -4°C on Thu morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 El Capitan Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Sun morning, min -3°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SE on Sun morning, strong winds from the SW by Mon morning).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
heavy snow
moderate snow
partially cloudy
clear
clear
snow showers
Wind km/h
10 NW10
5 WNW5
5 NNW5
10 WNW10
10 WSW10
15 SSW15
10 SW10
5 WSW5
5 SE5
15 S15
20 S20
25 SSE25
40 SW40
25 SSW25
15 SSE15
20 SSE20
20 S20
20 SSE20
some clouds light snow some clouds clear some clouds light snow light snow light snow clear clear clear snow shwrs heavy snow mod. snow some clouds clear clear snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 1 - - - 1 2 2 - - - 2 17 7 - - - 1
High °C
-3 -1 -2 0 1 0 -2 -1 -3 0 0 -2 -2 -2 -2 0 -1 -2
Low °C
-4 -2 -3 -2 1 -2 -2 -2 -4 -3 0 -2 -2 -2 -3 -2 -1 -3
Chill °C
-6 -4 -4 -3 -2 -2 -7 -5 -3 -4 -5 -7 -10 -10 -8 -6 -7 -8
Freezing level m
1900 2100 1800 2300 2400 2100 2050 2050 1300 2250 2300 1950 1900 2050 1450 2250 2200 1850
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-3-1-2010-2-1-300-2-2-2-20-1-234357534266324355391110121411101191213991010121210
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 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.
2 hours ago
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 186).
Fish Camp
28 km S
1557m alt.
2 hours ago
1° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 112).
Fish Camp
31 km S
1517.9m alt.
2 hours ago
2° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 103).
Mariposa
38 km S
841m alt.
2 hours ago
5° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 35).
Mariposa
38 km S
838m alt.
2 hours ago
6° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 43).

* 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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