Weather Conditions at Gray Knob
Elevation: 4370 feet

Posted on December 8, 2016
(this page is updated weekly on Thursday)

Please note that trail conditions can change very quickly in the Northern Presidentials. The conditions posted on this page may have changed since they were recorded. Always check local forecasts before you leave the trailhead!

Max. Temp.
Min. Temp.
Snow Depth
Dec. 7 - - - -
Dec. 6 21 18 none 17
Dec. 5 24 15 3 of snow 17
Dec. 4 17 13 trace of snow 14
Dec. 3 22 15 5 of snow 14
Dec. 2 28 24 2 of snow 9
Dec. 1 33 28 trace of rain,
4 of snow

Conditions on Lowe's Path

Snow shoes & microspikes helpful everywhere.

For current conditions, call (603) 466-2438 between 9am & 9pm.

December Statistics at Gray Knob

Total snowfall so far this month: 14"
Average total snowfall for December: 38"
Record snowfall for December: 90.5" in 2003

Total snowfall so far this winter: 50"
Average total snowfall for one winter: 195"
Record snowfall for one winter: 300" in 2000/2001

Snow Depth

Greatest snow depth so far this winter: 19"
Average maximum snow depth: 65"
snow depth: 126" on March 31, 2001

Highest temperature so far this month: 33°
Average maximum temperature for December: 23.6°
Record maximum temperature for December: 52° on December 6, 2001

Lowest temperature so far this month:
Average minimum temperature for December: 10.6°

Record minimum temperature for December:
-20° on December 31, 1998

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