El Capitan
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Days 0-3 El Capitan Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 6mm), mostly falling on Tue night. Very mild (max 16°C on Mon afternoon, min 7°C on Sun morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 El Capitan Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 49mm), heaviest during Wed morning. Very mild (max 13°C on Fri afternoon, min 3°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
rain showers
heavy rain
heavy rain
rain showers
light rain
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
5 SW5
5 S5
15 E15
15 SSE15
15 S15
10 ESE10
10 SSE10
15 S15
10 SSE10
15 S15
10 WSW10
5 SSW5
5 SSW5
5 W5
15 ENE15
5 NE5
10 NNE10
15 ENE15
clear some clouds clear clear clear clear some clouds cloudy rain shwrs heavy rain heavy rain rain shwrs light rain rain shwrs clear clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - 6 33 12 2 1 1 - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
14 15 11 15 16 10 13 14 11 9 10 6 8 9 6 11 13 8
Low °C
7 15 8 10 15 8 11 14 10 9 8 5 5 8 3 5 12 6
Chill °C
14 15 10 14 15 8 12 13 10 7 7 6 7 9 5 11 12 5
Freezing level m
2500 2600 2150 2550 2600 1950 2350 2450 2200 2000 1750 1300 1650 1800 1050 2050 2250 1500
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
121230010-1-2-5-5-4-5-20-2784894675340120561141511151610131411910689611138
Sunrise
6:56 - - 6:54 - - 6:52 - - 6:50 - - 6:50 - - 6:48 - -
Sunset
- 7:13 - - 7:14 - - 7:15 - - 7:15 - - 7:16 - - 7:17 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for El Capitan at the specific elevation of 500 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
-
14
Light winds from the SSW
(14 kph at 205).
Fish Camp
28 km S
1557m alt.
2 hours ago
9° C
Dry
3
Calm
(3 kph at 138).
Fish Camp
31 km S
1517.9m alt.
20 minutes ago
10° C
Dry
Wind obs. (6 kph from 130 degs) was rejected
.
Mariposa
38 km S
841m alt.
2 hours ago
14° C
Dry
5
Calm
(5 kph at 192).
Mariposa
38 km S
838m alt.
39 minutes ago
13° C
Dry
5
Calm
(5 kph at 188).

* 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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