Most Recent Weather Observations
Current Temperature, Wind, & Humidity
The webcams overlook the lake, Steel Visitor Center and Annie Spring Entrance Station. They offer a snapshot of current conditions in those locations. Note that these webcams sometimes do not transmit an updated image due to power outages. Air quality and the forecast are also helpful in determining visibility.
ForecastWeather conditions, especially wind, precipitation, and temperature can vary between locations around the rim, and at different elevations. It can also change rapidly. The following forecast is a general outlook for Crater lake National Park. Click this link for a more detailed forecast from the National Weather Service .
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Winters at Crater Lake are long and snowy. Storms from the Pacific Ocean dump an annual average of 41 ft (12.5 m) of snow at park headquarters. The park's tremendous snowfall is a result of its position at the crest of the Cascade Mountains. Summers at Crater Lake are short but sunny. July, August, and September are your best bets for warm, dry weather. In May, June, and October, sunny days alternate with periods of rain and snow.
Snowfall, Snow Depth & Historic Weather ObservationsAt the official park weather station rangers have been recording data since 1931. Observations are made each morning and uploaded to the National Weather Service. To see the current snow depth, and daily rain and snow totals for this month follow these steps.
Last updated: October 25, 2022