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Elevation: 6241 feet     Latitude: 38 58N     Longitude: 119 57W
Köppen Classification: Mediterran Climate



Under the Köppen Climate Classification climate classification, "dry-summer subtropical" climates are often referred to as "Mediterranean". This climate zone has an an average temperature above 10°C (50°F) in their warmest months, and an average in the coldest between 18 to -3°C (64 to 27°F). Summers tend to be dry with less than one-third that of the wettest winter month, and with less than 30mm (1.18 in) of precipitation in a summer month. SMany of the regions with Mediterranean climates have relatively mild winters and very warm summers.

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Csb". (Mediterran Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Lake Tahoe is 46.5°F (8.1°C). The warmest month, on average, is July with an average temperature of 63.7°F (17.6°C). The coolest month on average is December, with an average temperature of 32.7°F (0.4°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Lake Tahoe is 91.6°F (33.1°C), which was recorded in July. The lowest recorded temperature in Lake Tahoe is -6.9°F (-21.6°C), which was recorded in December.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Lake Tahoe is 12.2" (309.9 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is March with 1.5" (38.1 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is June with an average of 0.5" (12.7 mm). There are an average of 47.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in March with 7.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in July with 1.0 days.

In Lake Tahoe, there's an average of 63.5" of snow (0 cm). The month with the most snow is February, with 16.1" of snow (40.9 cm).

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