Half Dome weather

Half Dome
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Half Dome Weather (Days 0-3):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Tue morning, min -10°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Fri morning, min -9°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SSE on Tue night, calm by Wed night).

night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
heavy snow
moderate snow
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
20 WNW20
15 NNW15
10 N10
5 N5
5 E5
5 ENE5
5 SE5
15 SSE15
20 SSE20
20 SSE20
30 S30
20 SW20
5 WNW5
10 SW10
10 SW10
15 SSW15
20 SSW20
25 S25
snow shwrs clear clear clear some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds snow shwrs heavy snow mod. snow some clouds clear some clouds clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
7 - - - - - - - - 2 16 6 - - - - - -
High °C
-9 -7 -6 -3 -2 -1 0 1 -1 -4 -6 -6 -2 -2 -1 1 2 1
Low °C
-10 -8 -6 -6 -2 -1 -1 0 -1 -9 -8 -6 -5 -2 -1 -1 2 1
Chill °C
-16 -11 -10 -7 -2 -1 -2 -3 -6 -12 -15 -13 -2 -6 -5 -4 -3 -5
Freezing level m
1350 1600 1700 1300 2350 2500 2500 2850 2500 1350 1400 1800 1600 2400 2450 2500 3100 3000
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-9-7-6-3-2-101-1-4-6-6-2-2-1121-5-2-2-232252-1-2-1033364255398711845569981210
Sunrise
- 7:05 - - 7:05 - - 7:07 - - 7:07 - - 7:07 - - 7:09 -
Sunset
- - 4:39 - - 4:39 - - 4:40 - - 4:40 - - 4:40 - - 4:42

Half Dome Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Half Dome is: A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Tue morning, min -10°C on Sat night)Wind will be generally light.

Half Dome Weather (Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed morningFreeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Fri morning, min -9°C on Tue night)Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SSE on Tue night, calm by Wed night).

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.
47 minutes ago
0° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 100).
Fish Camp
34 km S
1517.9m alt.
2 hours ago
1° C
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 177).
Lee Vining
43 km ENE
2066.6m alt.
35 minutes ago
-2° C
-
Wind obs. (8 kph from 360 degs) was rejected
.
Mariposa
44 km SSW
838m alt.
2 hours ago
5° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 268).
Lee Vining
45 km NE
2164m alt.
2 hours ago
-3° C
-
10
Light winds from the W
(10 kph at 267).

* 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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