Record snowfalls this year in Sierra Nevada range, California, USA

Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 17 March 2023 at 18:41:11 UTC
Sentinel-1 CSAR IW acquired on 21 March 2023 at 01:51:30 UTC
Sentinel-1 CSAR IW acquired on 26 March 2023 at 01:59:40 UTC
Sentinel-3 OLCI FR & SLSTR RBT acquired on 27 March 2023 at 18:18:42 UTC
Author(s): Sentinel Vision team, VisioTerra, France -
Keyword(s): Land, mountain range, seasons, snowfalls, precipitation, weather, National Park, California, USA, United States
Fig. 1 - S3 OLCI & SLSTR (17 & 27.03.2023) - The mountains of California have seen record-breaking snow this spring.
Entire towns and Yosemite national park have shut down. The California governor has declared a state of emergency in 13 counties due to the unusual precipitation.
Fig. 2 - S2 (17.03.2023) - Several records have been beaten in Yosemite national park.
The record average snow depth since 1930 happened this year with 4.49m measured in the valley of Tuolumne Meadows as against 4.27m in 1983.
Fig. 3 - S1 (21 & 26.03.2023; 01 & 08.05.2023) - May snow melt and vegetation growth viewed in radar.
In April, a daily snowfall record exceeding with 1m has beaten the 1969 record of 90cm. Temperatures of -27°C have been hit the same month. The total new snow this season reached 4.3m, three times the historical average of 1.4m.