SNOTEL Data: The Current Western US Snowpack – March 31, 2017


For the most part, March was unseasonably warm. Luckily, it’s been a snowy winter and there is still plenty of snow to play in up high in the alpine. Do you have any spring ski mountaineering adventures planned?

Let’s take a look at the snow data for the western US compared to normal. Below is the Westwide SNOTEL Current Snow Water Equivalent % of Normal as of March 31, 2017. You can link to the most recent data from the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service here. It’s updated daily throughout the winter.

Snotel Data - March 31, 2017
Snotel Data – March 31, 2017

See how this SNOTEL data compares to past weeks and months in our past Snotel posts.

SnoTel data is one of the best ways to find out where the snowpack is deep and the coverage is above average. Are you already to plan your next skiing adventure? Enjoy the snow. Be safe out there.

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