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Today's Weather atop Mount Washington

Mountain weather is subject to rapid changes and extreme conditions. Always be prepared to make your own assessment of travel and weather conditions. This outlook is one tool to help you plan a safe trip. Always travel with adequate clothing, shelter, food, and water.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
5:03 AM
Conditions at 5:03 AM

Weather: Freezing Fog

Temperature: 25°F

Wind: NW 59 mph

Visibility: 1/16th of a mile

Relative Humidity: 100%

Station Pressure: 23.81" rising

Ground Conditions: Trace of snow w/ icy rocks

24 Hour Statistics

Maximum Temperature: 50°F

Minimum Temperature: 24°F

Peak Wind Gust: NW 86 mph

Average Wind Speed: 58.1 mph

Liquid Precipitation: 0.44"

Snowfall: 0.2"

Almanac Data

Record High: 62°F (1965)

Record Low: 15°F (1974)

Average Daily Temperature: 38°F

Average Monthly Melted Precipitation: 8.55

Average Monthly Snowfall: 2.20

Total Snowfall So Far This Month: 0.2"

Average Monthly Winds: 29.4

Sunrise: 6:27

Sunset: 6:47

Forecast Discussion

A wave of low pressure passing just to our north today will keep the higher summits mostly in the clouds today, with temperatures slowly recovering from the below freezing readings seen last night. Gusty northwest winds will slowly decrease as the day goes on, with the best chance for clearing towards the end of the day as high pressure begins to build into New England. Overnight fog will clear from the higher summits shortly after sunset, with the majority of the night remaining in the clear and temperatures only slightly falling as more mild air begins moving into the region. Wednesday high pressure will become firmly in control, with plentiful sunshine, light winds, and temperatures climbing into the 40s. Above average temperatures and fair weather will continue through the next several days.

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