The temperature near South Lake Tahoe is usually between 18 degrees F and 80 degrees F depending on the time of the year. Summer days are usually sunny and warm, while snow is common during the winter months, and blizzards may occur.
The coldest month in South Lake Tahoe is usually February, and the warmest is usually August. The area around South Lake Tahoe is sunny about 80 percent of the time, mostly in spring and summer. During the summer months, the weather is warm but rarely hot due to the cooling effect from the lake. Winter snow is generally moist and fluffy, making it good for skiing.