Big Bear Weather 7-Day Forecast

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Enjoy the pristine Big Bear weather year around! Big Bear, CA offers more than 320 days of blue bird, sunny days each year, especially during the summer when daytime temperatures reach the high 70s before dropping into the mid-40s in the evening. Milder temperatures continue into the fall with highs hovering across the 60s and lows dropping to the mid-30s. Big Bear also receives about 120 inches of snow annually, with most falling during the winter accompanied with highs in the mid-40s and lows in the mid-20s. Big Bear begins to warm up in the spring with temps reaching the low 70s and falling to the low 40s at night. Big Bear weather offers summers that are warm and mostly clear and winters that are very cold, dry, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 22°F to 81°F and is rarely below 14°F or above 88°F.

The first snowfall of winter for Big Bear can arrive as early as October or as late as December. Most often than not, the snow starts flying in November and the Big Bear ski resorts aim to open Thanksgiving weekend. The season’s last snowfall for the ski resort town usually happens in April, although some fresh snow can arrive in May or even June. Most days of snowfall in Big Bear Lake leave at least an inch of fresh snow. For eight days a year on average, the amount of new snow totals three inches or more. Snowstorms of over five inches a day normally occur four or five times a year. Typically one or two of these storms are major blizzards that dump ten inches or more. Snow events this severe can descend on the town anytime from November to April. Big Bear is normally free of snow every year from July to September.

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