Squaw Valley Breaks 45-Year-Old Monthly Snowfall Record | 212″ In January So Far

Chris Wallner | | Industry NewsIndustry News
Squaw Today. Image: Squaw Valley Facebook Page
Squaw Today. Image: Squaw Valley Facebook Page

Throughout the month of March in 2011, Squaw Valley received 202″ of snowfall, which was the highest monthly snowfall total in 45 years. Today, Squaw Valley received 13″ of snow bringing their January snowfall total to 212″. They surpassed the record monthly snowfall by 10″ and it’s only January 20th. There’s 11 days left in January and the forecast is calling for 36-72+” of additional snowfall through Monday. It looks like we could be skiing on the 4th of July this year at Squaw.

Squaw Yesterday. Image: Squaw Valley Facebook Page
Squaw Yesterday. Image: Squaw Valley Facebook Page

Squaw Valley Conditions:

  • Overnight Snowfall: 6″
  • 24 Hour Snowfall: 13″
  • 7 Day Snowfall: 28″
  • January Snowfall: 212″ & Counting..
Miles Clark (SnowBrain's Founder) hitting Ice Goddess Yesterday at Squaw Valley. PC: Ben Mathes
Miles Clark (SnowBrain’s Founder) hitting Ice Goddess Yesterday at Squaw Valley. PC: Ben Mathes

Squaw Valley Forecast: 3-6 FEET Through Monday

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH MONDAY MORNING: 3 TO 6 FEET ABOVE
  7000 FEET WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS.
- NOAA Reno, NV Today

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9 thoughts on “Squaw Valley Breaks 45-Year-Old Monthly Snowfall Record | 212″ In January So Far

  1. What is the record number of days of lift closures and over hyping the conditions. Cannot recall a year like this. If you don’t want to operate a ski resort please moveon.org.

    1. There are LOTS AND LOTS of people making tons of money off of this. Don’t ruin their party.
      On the other side of it, we have LOTS AND LOTS of people feeling very “virtuous” because they want something done about this terrible problem caused by greedy, selfish people.
      What’s hilarious is that many of these virtuous people are skiers. Just like me they take extremely CO2 intensive trips, yes it’s healthy, but so are pushups and sit ups in the basement.
      It you really understand this whole thing, it is one of the craziest ugliest parts of humanism. Yes, even uglier than Trump!
      This is a great site. And like Powder mag and Outside and all the other good sources of info, I really wish I didn’t have to put up with all the ridiculous propoganda while going through my skiing and outdoor news. Even though I know it’s mainstream though and “everybody knows”. I know I know, it feels good to be a “virtuous person”, who want to Save The Planet. And I know, I know, how could all those “good people” be wrong and mischevious/lying?
      P.S. Snow Cover data suggests that North America snow cover is actually increasing And US winters are getting colder (over past 20 yrs)

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