Enjoy Beautiful Lake Tahoe
Where does Lake Tahoe Flow? 63 streams feed into Lake Tahoe but only one flows out – the Truckee River. Unlike most bodies of water in North America, Tahoe’s water never reaches the ocean, flowing into Reno and Pyramid Lake.
Average annual snowfall: 216 Inches (18 feet)
Elevation at Lake level: 6,225 Feet
Air temperature/January: High 38oF and Low 16oF
Air temperature/July: High 79oF and Low 43oF
11th deepest lake in the world and one of the clearest
Average depth: 1000 ft. Greatest depth: 1636 ft.
Sunshine days:: 290 per year
Shoreline: 72 miles
Total surface area: 192 square miles
Dimensions: 22 miles long and 12 miles wide
Annual visitors: 2.7 million
Water temperature: February 40-50F
Annual rainfall: 8.3 inches average
Lake Tahoe holds 41 trillion gallons of water.
PHOTO: DAWN GOWERY