Mammoth Lakes shot past average seasonal snowfall, on track for record

Snow continues to dump on Mammoth Lakes. (Patrick Griley / Mammoth Lakes Tourism)


MAMMOTH LAKES – The storm that moved through the Eastern Sierra in the first week of February delivered up to 24 inches of snow at Mammoth Lakes over the weekend, and that pushed the season total to over 400 inches at the Main Lodge. By the final day of February, the total was 525 inches with snow falling and no end in sight.

That matches the average snowfall for an entire season at Mammoth Mountain with plenty of winter left, and there’s always a shot of a “Miracle March” or even bonus snow all the way through late April’s trout opener.

The last time Mammoth Mountain reached 400 inches was during the 2018-19 winter season when a total of 492 inches fell on the resort town. The most snow Mammoth ever got was a staggering 668.5 inches in 2010-11.

MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN reached its average snowfall for the season on Feb. 6. PHOTO COURTESY CHRIS LEONARD/Kittredge Sports