Snow Course Measurements

Snow Course Measurements for April 2014

April measurements received as of Tuesday, April 15, 06:01 PM

Snow depth and water content are in inches. April 1 averages are based on measurements made during years 1951-2000. Courses are grouped by river basins, listed in north-south and high-low elevation order. Contact Dave Rizzardo for more information.


Num         Name                 Elev.  Date     Depth  Water   Density  April 1 Average
                                                       Content
                              Shasta River Basin
  1 Parks Creek               6,700	03-APR	 27.0	  8.5	31%	 37.4	 23%	
  2 Little Shasta             6,200	31-MAR	  7.5	  2.5	33%	 19.0	 13%	
  3 Sweetwater                5,850	03-APR	  0.0	  0.0		 13.7	  0%	
                                                Basin Average Pct. of April 1:  12%
                              Scott River Basin
  5 Middle Boulder 1          6,600	27-MAR	  4.0	  1.5	38%	 32.4	  5%	
417 Box Camp                  6,450	01-APR	 23.5	  8.5	36%	 35.9	 24%	
311 Middle Boulder 3          6,200	27-MAR	  3.0	  1.0	33%	 28.3	  4%	
  4 Etna Mountain             5,900	27-MAR	 12.5	  2.5	20%	 29.1	  9%	
298 Dynamite Meadow           5,700	27-MAR	  1.5	  0.0	 0%	 18.6	  0%	
285 Swampy John               5,500	27-MAR	  8.5	  1.5	18%	 34.0	  4%	
                                                Basin Average Pct. of April 1:   7%
                              Trinity River Basin
  9 Deadfall Lakes            7,200	03-APR	 16.0	  5.0	31%	 34.2	 15%	
 10 Red Rock Mountain         6,700	30-MAR	 22.0	  6.5	30%	 44.1	 15%	
 11 Bear Basin                6,500	29-MAR	  7.5	  2.0	27%	 39.1	  5%	
 12 Shimmy Lake               6,400	31-MAR	 22.5	  4.5	20%	 50.3	  9%	
 13 Wolford Cabin             6,150	01-APR	 20.5	  6.0	29%	 36.0	 17%	
 16 Highland Lakes            6,030		Scheduled for measurement by Weaverville Ranger District
 15 Mumbo Basin               5,650	02-APR	  8.0	  2.0	25%	 24.1	  8%	
 14 Whalan                    5,400	02-APR	  8.5	  1.5	18%	 21.5	  7%	
 17 Big Flat (Course)         5,100	30-MAR	  0.0	  0.0		 13.1	  0%	
                                                Basin Average Pct. of April 1:   9%
                              Eel River Basin
 63 Plaskett Meadows          6,000	03-APR	 12.5	  2.0	16%	 17.3	 12%	
                                                Basin Average Pct. of April 1:  12%
                              Sacramento River Basin
 18 Mount Shasta              7,900	02-APR	 59.0	 21.0	36%	 53.6	 39%	
 20 North Fork Sacramento     6,900	27-MAR	  6.0	  2.0	33%	 25.4	  8%	
 19 Sand Flat (Course)        6,800	28-MAR	 25.5	  9.5	37%	 43.6	 22%	
 21 Gray Rock Lakes           6,200	03-APR	 27.5	  6.0	22%	 48.4	 12%	
 22 Slate Creek               5,700	30-MAR	  0.0	  0.0		 30.1	  0%	
                                                Basin Average Pct. of April 1:  16%
                              Mc Cloud River Basin
 23 Brewer Creek              6,250	02-APR	 16.5	  5.5	33%	 36.2	 15%	
 25 Stouts Meadow             5,400	02-APR	 12.5	  3.0	24%	 37.8	  8%	
 26 Ash Creek                 5,000	01-APR	  8.5	  1.5	18%	 19.7	  8%	
 27 Dead Horse Canyon         4,500	01-APR	  6.5	  1.5	23%	 11.6	 13%	
                                                Basin Average Pct. of April 1:  11%
                              Pit River Basin
 30 Cedar Pass                7,100	27-MAR	 21.0	  7.5	36%	 16.7	 45%	
 28 Blue Lake Ranch           6,800	31-MAR	 11.0	  2.5	23%	 10.4	 24%	
 32 Medicine Lake             6,700	02-APR	 31.4	  9.5	30%	 32.9	 29%	
 31 Blacks Mountain           6,700	01-APR	  7.0	  1.0	14%	  8.4	 12%	
 33 Thousand Lakes            6,500	30-MAR	 20.5	  7.5	37%	 34.6	 22%	
 35 Adin Mountain             6,200	26-MAR	  2.5	  0.5	20%	 12.5	  4%	
 34 Snow Mountain             6,050	28-MAR	 10.0	  3.5	35%	 32.8	 11%	
343 New Manzanita Lake        5,900	30-MAR	  9.0	  2.0	22%	  8.0	 25%	
 37 Mcelroy Pass              5,300	30-MAR	  0.0	  0.0		  1.3	  0%	*
 41 Burney Springs            4,700	31-MAR	  1.0	  0.0	 0%	  1.8	  0%	*
                                                Basin Average Pct. of April 1:  21%
                              Stony Cr Basin
 62 Anthony Peak              6,200	02-APR	 24.0	  3.5	15%	 30.1	 12%	
                                                Basin Average Pct. of April 1:  12%
                              Feather River Basin
 47 Lower Lassen Peak         8,250	02-APR	122.0	 44.5	36%	 80.2	 55%	
361 Kettle Rock               7,300	25-MAR	  0.0	  0.0		 23.4	  0%	
 48 Mount Dyer 1              7,100	02-APR	 41.5	 11.0	27%	 25.9	 42%	
359 Grizzly Ridge             6,900	24-MAR	  2.5	  1.0	40%	 30.4	  3%	
279 Eureka Bowl               6,800		Scheduled for measurement by CA Dept of Water Resources, Beckwourth
388 Pilot Peak (DWR)          6,800	30-MAR	 37.0	 10.5	28%	 45.5	 23%	
280 Rowland Creek             6,700	26-MAR	  1.5	  1.0	67%	 17.4	  6%	
360 Mount Hough               6,700	28-MAR	 10.0	  2.5	25%	 30.7	  8%	
 75 Church Meadows            6,700	27-MAR	  7.0	  1.5	21%	 30.7	  5%	
 53 Three Lakes               6,250	25-MAR	  4.5	  2.0	44%	 40.8	  5%	
 51 Harkness Flat             6,200	02-APR	 24.0	  6.0	25%	 28.5	 21%	
 52 Eureka Lake               6,200		Scheduled for measurement by CA Dept of Water Resources, Beckwourth
290 Mount Dyer 2              6,050	02-APR	 20.0	  4.0	20%	 16.6	 24%	
 54 Mill Creek Flat           5,900	25-MAR	  8.0	  4.0	50%	 39.0	 10%	
387 Fredonyer Pass 3          5,850	31-MAR	 12.5	  2.5	20%	  2.7	 93%	*
353 Frenchman Cove            5,800	26-MAR	  0.0	  0.0		  2.1	  0%	*
354 Antelope Ridge            5,650	25-MAR	  0.0	  0.0		  3.0	  0%	*
355 Abbey                     5,650	24-MAR	  0.0	  0.0		  9.0	  0%	
 49 Letterbox                 5,600	25-MAR	  6.0	  3.0	50%	 49.0	  6%	
 55 Mount Stover              5,600	02-APR	  9.0	  2.0	22%	 14.7	 14%	
 58 Feather River Meadow      5,400	02-APR	  8.5	  3.0	35%	 23.1	 13%	
 56 Browns Camp               5,400	25-MAR	  0.0	  0.0		 23.3	  0%	
 59 Warner Creek              5,100	02-APR	 10.5	  2.5	24%	 14.7	 17%	
434 Humbug Summit 2           4,850	25-MAR	  0.0	  0.0		 14.3	  0%	
 61 Chester Flat              4,600	31-MAR	  2.0	  0.5	25%	  6.1	  8%	
                                                Basin Average Pct. of April 1:  13%
                              Yuba River Basin
 64 Webber Peak               7,800	03-APR	 66.5	 16.0	24%	 41.9	 38%	
 65 Castle Creek 5            7,400	26-MAR	 41.5	 16.5	40%	 52.1	 32%	
 66 Meadow Lake               7,200	28-MAR	 57.5	 21.5	37%	 55.8	 39%	
 67 Red Mountain              7,200	27-MAR	 40.9	 14.0	34%	 51.9	 27%	
 68 English Mountain          7,100	02-APR	 64.5	 19.0	29%	 45.4	 42%	
 69 Donner Summit             6,900	27-MAR	 17.0	  4.0	24%	 38.6	 10%	
 76 Furnace Flat              6,700	27-MAR	 30.0	  9.5	32%	 48.4	 20%	
 74 Yuba Pass                 6,700	02-APR	 24.0	  6.5	27%	 29.6	 22%	
 78 Findley Peak              6,500	02-APR	 39.5	  9.5	24%	 29.8	 32%	
 77 Lake Fordyce              6,500	27-MAR	  9.5	  1.5	16%	 40.9	  4%	
389 Robinson Cow Camp Snow    6,480	30-MAR	 37.0	  9.5	26%	 42.5	 22%	
390 Sunnyside Meadow          6,300	30-MAR	 54.5	 17.0	31%	 55.4	 31%	
 80 Cisco                     5,900	27-MAR	  8.0	  1.5	19%	 27.6	  5%	
372 Chapman Creek             5,850	02-APR	 18.5	  4.0	22%	 23.7	 17%	
 83 Bowman Lake               5,650	03-APR	 16.0	  5.0	31%	 22.3	 22%	
391 Lexington                 5,600	31-MAR	 11.5	  5.0	43%	 30.7	 16%	
277 Gibsonville               5,400	31-MAR	 12.0	  5.0	42%	 28.7	 17%	
 85 Lake Spaulding            5,200	27-MAR	  6.0	  1.5	25%	 21.3	  7%	
429 Chalk Bluff               4,850	27-MAR	  5.0	  1.5	30%			
                                                Basin Average Pct. of April 1:  22%
                              American River Basin
106 Upper Carson Pass         8,500	25-MAR	 42.0	 17.5	42%	 36.2	 48%	
331 Lower Carson Pass         8,400	25-MAR	 43.0	 17.0	40%	 39.2	 43%	
107 Caples Lake               8,000	25-MAR	 29.0	 11.5	40%	 30.8	 37%	
365 Alpha                     7,600	02-APR	 42.5	 13.5	32%	 33.8	 40%	
338 Lost Corner Mountain      7,500	03-APR	 42.0	 11.0	26%	 36.2	 30%	
108 Echo Summit               7,450	28-MAR	 33.0	 12.0	36%	 33.8	 36%	
110 Lake Audrain              7,300	28-MAR	 33.5	 12.0	36%	 35.3	 34%	
109 Silver Lake               7,100	27-MAR	 15.5	  5.0	32%	 21.0	 24%	
316 Wrights Lake              6,900	31-MAR	 35.5	 11.5	32%	 32.8	 35%	
113 PHillips                  6,800	01-APR	 33.5	  8.0	24%	 27.6	 29%	
320 Lyons Creek               6,700	02-APR	 40.5	 10.5	26%	 31.8	 33%	
115 Huysink                   6,600		Scheduled for measurement by Tahoe National Forest Headquarters
289 Tamarack Flat             6,550	01-APR	 48.5	 14.5	30%	 28.4	 51%	
114 Wabena Meadows            6,300	28-MAR	 22.0	  6.5	30%	 42.8	 15%	
369 Miranda Cabin             6,200	28-MAR	 13.0	  3.0	23%	 40.0	  8%	
120 Onion Creek               6,100	26-MAR	  4.0	  1.0	25%	 19.6	  5%	
371 Diamond Crossing          6,050	28-MAR	  5.5	  1.0	18%	 22.0	  5%	
122 Talbot Camp               5,750	28-MAR	  6.0	  1.5	25%	 20.9	  7%	
322 Robbs Valley              5,600	31-MAR	 15.0	  3.0	20%	 15.6	 19%	
127 Ice House                 5,300	31-MAR	 12.5	  1.5	12%	  5.8	 26%	
                                                Basin Average Pct. of April 1:  28%
                              Mokelumne River Basin
323 Highland Meadow           8,700	25-MAR	 59.0	 26.0	44%	 48.7	 53%	
364 Tragedy Creek             8,150	27-MAR	 52.0	 18.5	36%	 45.0	 41%	
129 Blue Lakes                8,000	25-MAR	 51.5	 20.0	39%	 36.2	 55%	
131 Wheeler Lake              7,800	25-MAR	 65.5	 28.0	43%	 53.3	 53%	
132 Pacific Valley            7,500	25-MAR	 31.5	 15.0	48%	 38.9	 39%	
363 Podesta                   7,200	02-APR	 57.5	 17.0	30%	 44.8	 38%	
133 Corral Flat               7,200	27-MAR	 42.5	 15.0	35%	 40.5	 37%	
134 Bear Valley Ridge 1       6,700	25-MAR	  0.0	  0.0		 24.6	  0%	
435 Lumberyard 2              6,500	27-MAR	 10.0	  2.5	25%	 13.8	 18%	
136 Hams Station              5,500	27-MAR	  6.5	  2.0	31%	  5.3	 38%	*
137 Antelope Springs          4,350	29-MAR	  0.0	  0.0		  2.9	  0%	*
                                                Basin Average Pct. of April 1:  37%
                              Stanislaus River Basin
345 Deadman Creek             9,250	03-APR	 60.0	 22.0	37%	 35.1	 63%	
344 Clark Fork Meadow         8,900	03-APR	 73.0	 25.0	34%	 39.8	 63%	
427 Gianelli Meadow           8,400	31-MAR	 78.0	 25.5	33%	 52.9	 48%	
138 Lower Relief Valley       8,100	03-APR	 57.0	 19.5	34%	 39.6	 49%	
139 Soda Creek Flat           7,800	03-APR	 24.5	  9.0	37%	 22.0	 41%	
384 Stanislaus Meadow         7,750	25-MAR	 49.5	 22.0	44%	 51.0	 43%	
140 Eagle Meadow              7,500	25-MAR	 10.0	  5.0	50%	 24.2	 21%	
142 Herring Creek             7,300	25-MAR	 11.0	  5.5	50%	 28.0	 20%	
143 Relief Dam                7,250	03-APR	 22.0	  7.5	34%	 19.9	 38%	
416 Bloods Creek              7,200	27-MAR	 42.0	 14.0	33%	 34.6	 40%	
432 Sapps Hollow              6,950	28-MAR	 28.0	  8.0	29%	 33.0	 24%	
430 Corral Meadow             6,650	28-MAR	  8.0	  2.0	25%	 19.7	 10%	
373 Hells Kitchen             6,550	27-MAR	 11.0	  2.0	18%	 21.8	  9%	
145 Niagara Flat              6,500	25-MAR	  0.0	  0.0		 19.6	  0%	
386 Black Springs             6,500	27-MAR	 13.0	  2.0	15%	 22.0	  9%	
                                                Basin Average Pct. of April 1:  32%
                              Tuolumne River Basin
157 Dana Meadows              9,800	28-MAR	 49.0	 16.0	33%	 31.1	 51%	
158 Rafferty Meadows          9,400	26-MAR	 48.5	 15.0	31%	 32.8	 46%	
159 Bond Pass                 9,300	25-MAR	 46.5	 17.5	38%	 44.9	 39%	
368 New Grace Meadow          8,900	28-MAR	 61.5	 22.5	37%	 48.0	 47%	
161 Tuolumne Meadows          8,600	25-MAR	 16.5	  6.0	36%	 22.7	 26%	
162 Horse Meadow              8,400	25-MAR	 48.0	 18.0	38%	 46.7	 39%	
163 Wilma Lake                8,000	28-MAR	 57.5	 21.5	37%	 43.2	 50%	
165 Sachse Springs            7,900	25-MAR	 24.5	 10.0	41%	 38.1	 26%	
164 Spotted Fawn              7,800	27-MAR	 48.5	 16.0	33%	 45.6	 35%	
166 Huckleberry Lake          7,800	26-MAR	 51.5	 17.5	34%	 41.9	 42%	
167 Paradise Meadow           7,650	28-MAR	 42.5	 17.5	41%	 39.9	 44%	
348 Kerrick Corral            7,000	28-MAR	 23.5	  8.0	34%	 23.5	 34%	
168 Upper Kibbie Ridge        6,700	27-MAR	  6.0	  1.0	17%	 18.6	  5%	
169 Vernon Lake               6,700	28-MAR	 12.0	  3.5	29%	 22.4	 16%	
173 Lower Kibbie              6,700	25-MAR	  0.0	  0.0		 26.0	  0%	
171 Beehive Meadow            6,500	28-MAR	  9.0	  2.5	28%	 23.5	 11%	
172 Bell Meadow               6,500	28-MAR	  7.5	  1.5	20%	 15.5	 10%	
                                                Basin Average Pct. of April 1:  31%
                              Merced River Basin
176 Snow Flat                 8,700	25-MAR	 45.0	 17.0	38%	 44.5	 38%	
177 Ostrander Lake            8,200	28-MAR	 33.0	 12.0	36%	 32.6	 37%	
178 Tenaya Lake               8,150	25-MAR	 27.0	 11.0	41%	 33.6	 33%	
180 Peregoy Meadows           7,000	28-MAR	 18.0	  6.5	36%	 29.3	 22%	
179 Gin Flat (Course)         7,000	25-MAR	  6.0	  2.5	42%	 32.0	  8%	
                                                Basin Average Pct. of April 1:  28%
                              San Joaquin River Basin
182 Mono Pass                11,450	03-APR	 48.5	 12.5	26%	 30.8	 41%	
183 Piute Pass               11,300	29-MAR	 50.0	 14.5	29%	 37.9	 38%	
184 Emerald Lake             10,600	03-APR	 57.5	 16.5	29%	 35.4	 47%	
276 Pioneer Basin            10,400	03-APR	 64.0	 20.0	31%	 34.0	 59%	
185 Heart Lake               10,100	03-APR	 47.5	 14.0	29%	 27.9	 50%	
186 Volcanic Knob            10,050	03-APR	 61.0	 17.5	29%	 30.7	 57%	
187 Rose Marie               10,000	03-APR	 50.0	 15.5	31%	 29.7	 52%	
188 Colby Meadow              9,700	03-APR	 40.0	 11.5	29%	 23.2	 50%	
189 Agnew Pass                9,450	02-APR	 42.0	 13.0	31%	 31.8	 41%	
190 Kaiser Pass               9,100	02-APR	 53.0	 15.5	29%	 39.0	 40%	
191 Dutch Lake                9,100	03-APR	 40.0	 12.0	30%	 28.1	 43%	
192 Coyote Lake               8,850	03-APR	 40.0	 12.5	31%	 32.2	 39%	
193 Cora Lakes                8,400		Scheduled for measurement by Bass Lake Ranger District
346 Badger Flat               8,300	02-APR	 40.5	 12.0	30%	 30.8	 39%	
194 Nellie Lake               8,000	03-APR	 50.0	 17.5	35%	 35.8	 49%	
324 Lake Thomas A Edison      7,800	03-APR	 11.5	  2.5	22%	 14.7	 17%	
196 Chilkoot Lake             7,450	31-MAR	 17.0	  6.0	35%	 36.8	 16%	
347 Tamarack Creek            7,250	03-APR	 17.0	  4.0	24%	 23.8	 17%	
198 Florence Lake             7,200	03-APR	  5.0	  1.0	20%	  7.6	 13%	
197 Chilkoot Meadow           7,150	31-MAR	 28.5	 10.5	37%	 36.6	 29%	
199 Huntington Lake           7,000	02-APR	 24.5	  6.0	24%	 18.6	 32%	
200 Clover Meadow             7,000	28-MAR	 11.0	  4.5	41%	 22.8	 20%	
201 Jackass Meadow            6,950	28-MAR	  8.5	  4.0	47%	 24.0	 17%	
202 Chiquito Creek            6,800	28-MAR	  5.0	  2.0	40%	 21.7	  9%	
204 Poison Meadow             6,800	31-MAR	  8.0	  2.5	31%	 24.8	 10%	
                                                Basin Average Pct. of April 1:  34%
                              Kings River Basin
222 Bishop Pass              11,200	25-MAR	 43.0	 14.0	33%	 35.0	 40%	
299 Charlotte Ridge          10,700	27-MAR	 56.5	 17.5	31%	 29.9	 59%	
307 Bullfrog Lake            10,650	27-MAR	 52.5	 16.5	31%	 28.5	 58%	
398 Bench Lake               10,600	28-MAR	 44.5	 13.5	30%	 27.1	 50%	
223 Blackcap Basin           10,300	03-APR	 59.0	 16.5	28%	 34.1	 48%	
396 Rattlesnake Creek Ba      9,900	03-APR	 47.0	 11.5	24%	 39.8	 29%	
225 Beard Meadow              9,800	03-APR	 58.0	 15.5	27%	 33.3	 47%	
224 Upper Burnt Corral        9,700		Scheduled for measurement by Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Auberry
397 Scenic Meadow             9,650	28-MAR	 20.0	  7.0	35%	 24.1	 29%	
229 Round Corral              9,000	03-APR	 48.0	 13.5	28%	 35.8	 38%	
226 Rowell Meadow             8,850	28-MAR	 18.0	  7.5	42%	 26.5	 28%	
227 Woodchuck Meadow          8,800	03-APR	 43.5	 12.5	29%	 31.5	 40%	
232 Long Meadow (Kings R)     8,500	25-MAR	 18.0	  7.0	39%	 29.3	 24%	
426 Courtright                8,350	25-MAR	 16.0	  6.0	38%	 30.7	 20%	
233 Statum Meadow             8,300	27-MAR	 21.0	  7.0	33%	 32.3	 22%	
230 Helms Meadow              8,250		Scheduled for measurement by Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Auberry
234 Post Corral Meadow        8,200	25-MAR	 18.5	  6.5	35%	 26.3	 25%	
308 Dodsons Meadow            8,050	25-MAR	 11.5	  4.5	39%	 29.6	 15%	
237 Horse Corral Meadow       7,600	31-MAR	  4.0	  1.0	25%	 16.3	  6%	
236 Big Meadows               7,600	31-MAR	  3.5	  1.0	29%	 24.6	  4%	
438 Ridge Trail               7,500	29-MAR	  1.5	  0.5	33%			
239 Fred Meadow               6,950	03-APR	 16.5	  3.5	21%	 21.3	 16%	
                                                Basin Average Pct. of April 1:  31%
                              Kaweah River Basin
292 Farewell Gap              9,500		Scheduled for measurement by Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks
243 Panther Meadow            8,600	31-MAR	 39.5	 12.5	32%	 36.7	 34%	
244 Hockett Meadows           8,500	01-APR	 35.0	 10.4	30%	 27.5	 38%	
245 Mineral King              8,000	28-MAR	  6.0	  1.5	25%	 20.6	  7%	
246 Giant Forest              6,400	30-MAR	  8.5	  1.0	12%	 14.7	  7%	
                                                Basin Average Pct. of April 1:  21%
                              Tule River Basin
247 Quaking Aspen             7,000	02-APR	 21.0	  4.0	19%	 12.3	 33%	
248 Old Enterprise Mill       6,600	28-MAR	  5.0	  1.0	20%	 14.3	  7%	
                                                Basin Average Pct. of April 1:  20%
                              Kern River Basin
250 Bighorn Plateau          11,350	25-MAR	 27.0	  9.0	33%	 23.7	 38%	
251 Cottonwood Pass          11,050	31-MAR	 18.0	  5.5	31%	 14.8	 37%	
252 Siberian Pass            10,900	28-MAR	 26.0	  8.0	31%	 20.0	 40%	
253 Crabtree Meadow          10,700		Scheduled for measurement by CA Dept of Water Resources
275 Sandy Meadows            10,650		Scheduled for measurement by CA Dept of Water Resources
255 Tyndall Creek            10,650	25-MAR	 26.5	  8.5	32%	 18.8	 45%	
254 Guyot Flat               10,650	27-MAR	 27.5	  8.0	29%	 20.8	 38%	
257 Big Whitney Meadow        9,750	29-MAR	  4.5	  1.5	33%	 17.2	  9%	
256 Rock Creek                9,600	27-MAR	 19.0	  5.0	26%	 17.8	 28%	
258 Round Meadow              9,000		Scheduled for measurement by Kern River Ranger District
259 Ramshaw Meadows           8,700	29-MAR	  0.0	  0.0		 11.5	  0%	
260 Little Whitney Meadow     8,500	29-MAR	  2.0	  1.0	50%	 12.9	  8%	
264 Quinn Ranger Station      8,350		Scheduled for measurement by Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks
262 Casa Vieja Meadows        8,300		Scheduled for measurement by Kern River Ranger District
261 Bonita Meadows            8,300		Scheduled for measurement by Kern River Ranger District
265 Beach Meadows             7,650		Scheduled for measurement by Kern River Ranger District
249 Dead Horse Meadow         7,300	25-MAR	  0.0	  0.0		 10.7	  0%	
                                                Basin Average Pct. of April 1:  24%
                              Susan River Basin
 45 Silver Lake Meadows       6,450	01-APR	 24.0	  5.5	23%	 29.4	 19%	
 46 Norvell Flat              5,700	01-APR	 15.0	  3.0	20%	 15.1	 20%	
                                                Basin Average Pct. of April 1:  19%
                              Truckee River Basin
334 Mount Rose                9,000	01-APR	 46.0	 16.5	36%	 35.6	 46%	
318 Squaw Valley 2            7,700	30-MAR	 72.0	 23.5	33%	 48.4	 49%	
 89 Webber Lake               7,000	03-APR	 38.0	 11.0	29%	 31.7	 35%	
                                                Basin Average Pct. of April 1:  43%
                              Lake Tahoe Basin
 96 Lake Lucille              8,200	30-MAR	 96.0	 31.0	32%	 59.1	 52%	
 97 Rubicon Peak 1            8,100		Scheduled for measurement by Natural Resources Conservation Service
 99 Rubicon Peak 2            7,500	02-APR	 49.0	 16.0	33%	 30.8	 52%	
100 Freel Bench               7,300	25-MAR	  0.0	  0.0		 10.4	  0%	
101 Ward Creek 2              7,000	02-APR	 46.5	 14.5	31%	 41.8	 35%	
333 Glenbrook 2 (Nevada)      6,900	01-APR	  9.0	  2.0	22%	 11.6	 17%	
103 Richardsons 2             6,500	27-MAR	  6.0	  1.0	17%	 15.6	  6%	
104 Upper Truckee             6,400	25-MAR	  0.0	  0.0		  7.4	  0%	
                                                Basin Average Pct. of April 1:  23%
                              Walker River Basin
377 Virginia Lakes Ridge      9,300	26-MAR	 29.0	  8.0	28%	 19.5	 41%	
422 Sawmill Ridge             8,750	30-MAR	 21.0	  5.5	26%	 18.8	 29%	
152 Sonora Pass               8,750		Scheduled for measurement by Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Angels Camp
154 Willow Flat               8,250	30-MAR	  8.0	  0.5	 6%	  9.9	  5%	
                                                Basin Average Pct. of April 1:  25%
                              Mono Lake Basin
281 Gem Pass                 10,750	03-APR	 54.5	 17.0	31%	 33.7	 50%	
181 Tioga Pass                9,800	01-APR	 56.5	 18.5	33%	 26.8	 69%	
287 Saddlebag Lake            9,750	01-APR	 55.0	 17.5	32%	 31.3	 56%	
286 Ellery Lake               9,600	01-APR	 58.5	 18.5	32%	 29.0	 64%	
282 Gem Lake                  9,150	03-APR	 45.0	 13.5	30%	 30.0	 45%	
                                                Basin Average Pct. of April 1:  57%
                              Owens River Basin
284 Bishop Lake              11,300	25-MAR	 39.0	 12.5	32%	 21.9	 57%	
220 Cottonwood Lakes 2       11,100		Scheduled for measurement by City of Los Angeles; Dept of Water and Power
212 East Piute Pass          10,800	29-MAR	 23.5	  7.5	32%	 15.2	 49%	
213 Sawmill                  10,200	25-MAR	 26.0	  7.5	29%	 19.0	 39%	
221 Cottonwood Lakes 1       10,150	24-MAR	 11.5	  4.5	39%	 12.3	 37%	
209 Rock Creek 3             10,000	25-MAR	  9.0	  3.0	33%	 14.7	 20%	
217 Big Pine Creek 1         10,000		Scheduled for measurement by City of Los Angeles; Dept of Water and Power
218 Big Pine Creek 3          9,800	26-MAR	 17.0	  5.0	29%	 18.3	 27%	
219 Big Pine Creek 2          9,700	26-MAR	  6.0	  1.5	25%	 14.8	 10%	
214 North Lake                9,300	29-MAR	 14.0	  5.5	39%	 10.2	 54%	
205 Mammoth Pass (Ladwp)      9,300	31-MAR	 50.0	 18.0	36%	 41.9	 43%	
423 Trailhead                 9,100	24-MAR	 11.5	  3.5	30%	 13.2	 27%	
210 Rock Creek 2              9,050	25-MAR	  7.5	  2.5	33%	 11.0	 23%	
206 Minarets 2                9,000	31-MAR	 28.0	  9.5	34%	 29.1	 33%	
211 Rock Creek 1              8,700	25-MAR	  1.0	  0.5	50%	  7.5	  7%	
208 Mammoth                   8,300	31-MAR	 13.0	  4.5	35%	 20.2	 22%	
                                                Basin Average Pct. of April 1:  32%

Summary of Snow Surveys

RegionNo. BasinsNo. CoursesAvg WC% Average
April 1
% Average
April 1
North Coast 3 17 3.1" 9% 9%
Sacramento 6 77 6.6" 19% 19%
San Joaquin Valley 5 70 11.4" 33% 33%
Tulare Lake 4 35 7.4" 28% 28%
North Lahontan 4 15 9.2" 27% 27%
South Lahontan 2 19 9.0" 39% 39%
Statewide Average (weighted) 25% 25%

* This course not included in river, basin or Statewide computations.

THIS SUMMARY MAY NOT MATCH THAT PUBLISHED IN BULLETIN 120 DUE TO CHANGES IN AVERAGES AND COURSE SELECTION. USE ONLY FOR COMPARISONS BETWEEN YEARS

Data are preliminary and subject to revision. This document is updated hourly during the data-collection period.


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