Half Dome
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Days 0-3 Half Dome Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Fri afternoon, min -6°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, fresh winds from the S by Sun night).

Days 3-6 Half Dome Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Mon afternoon, min -9°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the S on Tue night, gales from the SW by Wed afternoon).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
snow showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
Wind km/h
10 WNW10
10 WSW10
15 S15
20 WSW20
10 WSW10
0 W0
15 SSW15
20 SSE20
25 S25
40 S40
25 SSW25
25 SSW25
30 S30
25 SSW25
40 SSW40
35 SSE35
70 SW70
35 SSW35
some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs mod. snow snow shwrs clear clear some clouds snow shwrs light snow light snow light snow some clouds some clouds snow shwrs light snow heavy snow heavy snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 1 1 9 1 - - - 2 4 4 4 - - 8 5 18 12
High °C
-3 -2 -2 -4 -5 -5 -2 -2 -3 -4 -2 -2 -3 -2 -2 -2 -4 -6
Low °C
-4 -2 -4 -5 -5 -6 -4 -2 -4 -4 -3 -3 -4 -3 -2 -4 -4 -9
Chill °C
-7 -6 -5 -11 -10 -5 -6 -7 -9 -13 -9 -9 -10 -9 -8 -10 -13 -16
Freezing level m
2250 2400 2100 1950 2000 1200 2400 2450 1900 2100 2350 2250 2300 2400 2350 2050 2150 1450
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-3-2-2-4-5-5-2-2-3-4-2-2-3-2-2-2-4-623200-233112223221-29108674101077889108885
Sunrise
6:58 - - 6:56 - - 6:54 - - 6:54 - - 6:52 - - 6:50 - -
Sunset
- 7:10 - - 7:12 - - 7:13 - - 7:14 - - 7:15 - - 7:15 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Half Dome at the specific elevation of 2695 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Half Dome. 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
Fish Camp
31 km S
1557m alt.
2 hours ago
1° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 31).
Fish Camp
34 km S
1517.9m alt.
2 hours ago
4° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 341).
Markleeville
35 km SW
616m alt.
2 hours ago
-
16
Light winds from the S
(16 kph at 189).
Lee Vining
43 km ENE
2066.6m alt.
2 hours ago
2° C
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 277).
Mariposa
44 km SSW
841m alt.
3 hours ago
9° C
Dry
2
Calm
(2 kph at 198).

* 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 Half Dome and within an acceptable time window.

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