Tips for Driving In The Rain
The climate zones in El Dorado County have significantly diverse weather conditions depending on the elevation. The elevation starts at about 700 feet near El Dorado Hills and about 10,891 feet near the Sierra Nevada Mountains. You will see a significant difference in climate and rainfall amounts with each elevation step of 500 feet. For instance, El Dorado Hills sees an average of about 25 inches of rain a year, while Cameron Park gets about 30 inches. Placerville receives nearly 39 inches, with Camino seeing over 45 inches of rain.