CALIFORNIA – MAMMOTH
Weather in California – Mammoth
Mammoth experiences significant weather changes throughout the year. During the winter, weather can change drastically even in the course of just one day going from chilly to warm in a matter of hours. The area experiences regular seasons, but the sun can rear its head deep in the heart of winter and a cool chill might come along on any summer day. Mammoth experiences below-freezing temperatures in the winter, which is good for skiers.
Getting to and from California – Mammoth
Mammoth Lakes is in the Eastern Sierras, between San Francisco and Las Vegas. It’s accessible by land from any number of highways on the interstate and there are several private charter flights available in Mammoth Lakes. The Reno-Tahoe International Airport is the nearest major point of entry by air and is three hours from Mammoth Lakes with regular shuttles to and from Mammoth available.
What to bring to California – Mammoth
If you’re going to Mammoth during the winter, you’ll need your snow gear and you’ll probably want to bring along your skies or snowboard as well. The sun casts a bright glare so be sure you take along your sunglasses or goggles. During warmer months, bring summer clothes but include a few jackets and sweaters because it can get chilly.
Things to do in California – Mammoth
Mammoth lakes are great for summer camping and water skiing while Mammoth Mountain provides great snow sports like skiing and snowboarding. Mammoth also has plenty of great shopping, dining and nightlife to keep you busy after the sun goes down.
Staying safe and healthy in California – Mammoth
Mammoth has a wide variety of professional medical facilities including a local hospital and adequate health care services that are up to U.S. requirements and standards.
Time zone and currency
Mammoth, California is in the U.S. Pacific time zone, always three hours behind New York (Eastern U.S.). All of the United States recognizes Daylight Saving Time. The accepted currency is the U.S. dollar.