Mountain Snow Water Equivalency

Snow Water Equivalent (SWE) is a common snowpack measurement. It is the amount of water contained within the snowpack. Check back weekly to see the changes in Idaho's snowpack.

March 2, 2015

March 3, 2014

March 4, 2013

March 5, 2012


If you wish to continue monitoring the snowpack, please check the NRCS site. The basin comparison graphs shows the current snowpack, how it compares to the normal peak, and if and how much of the snow has melted. The graph also has comparable years.


Comparison Report

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