Lake Tahoe

Also Known As: Mountain Lake, Bigler Lake, Bonpland Lake, Daow aga, Lago Beergler, Lake Bigler, Lake Bompland, Lake Bonplan, Lake Bonpland, Lake Teho, Lake Tehoe, Tula Tulia, Taa-oo *, and Tah-oo *.



Artificially impounded body of water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
39.0959954°, -120.0334329°
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6227 ft. (1898 m.)

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US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Lake Tahoe is covered by the Meeks Bay, CA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Deadman Point Water 4.6 mi
South Point Water 4.6 mi
North Canyon Creek Water 4.7 mi
Glenbrook Bay Water 4.7 mi
Slaughterhouse Canyon Land 4.7 mi

Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is GLENBR which is approximately 5 miles away and has an elevation of 6,350 feet (123 feet higher than Lake Tahoe). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 2.86" 42.4° 23.8°
February 2.68" 44.0° 24.8°
March 2.38" 47.7° 26.7°
April .88" 53.5° 29.9°
May .88" 61.5° 35.8°
June .54" 71.0° 42.6°
July .31" 78.3° 48.5°
August .48" 78.0° 49.0°
September .87" 71.8° 44.3°
October 1.15" 61.5° 36.5°
November 2.15" 49.2° 29.1°
December 2.21" 42.8° 24.5°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 90% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 63% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 80% of other locations on record.