Mountain Pass Snow Depth Definitions

New Snowfall

The amount of snow that has fallen in the last 24 hours. In our case 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. the following day. At 6:00 a.m. everyday, the 24 hour snow measuring stake is reset at 0.

Total Snowfall

The snow on the ground. This number increases or decreases as the seasonal snow pack changes. This is also measured at 6:00 a.m. each day.

Accumulated Snowfall

All of the new snowfall numbers for the season added together. This number will only increase as the season goes along.




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