Weather Conditions at Gray Knob
Elevation: 4370 feet

Posted on February 15, 2018
(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
Feb. 14 - - - -
Feb. 13 14 -3 none 31
Feb. 12 42 10 none 32
Feb. 11 43 30 trace of rain,
trace of snow
Feb. 10 32 12 4 of snow 37
Feb. 9 10 0 trace of snow 35
Feb. 8 12 -1 6 of snow 35

Conditions on Lowe's Path

Micro spikes needed on main trails, snowshoes on less used trails; crampons and ice axe above tree line; check with USFS for up to date avalanche conditions.

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

February Statistics at Gray Knob

Total snowfall so far this month: 38"
Average total snowfall for February : 37"
Record snowfall for February: 70" in 2010

Total snowfall so far this winter: 156.5"
Average total snowfall for one winter: 196"
Record snowfall for one winter: 300" in 2000/2001

Snow Depth

Greatest snow depth so far this winter: 52"
Average maximum snow depth: 65"
snow depth: 126" on March 31, 2001

Highest temperature so far this month: 43°
Average maximum temperature for February: 19.4°
Record maximum temperature for February: 52° on February 12, 1999

Lowest temperature so far this month: -16°
Average minimum temperature for February: 5.1°
Record minimum temperature for February: -34° on February 14, 2016

What to Expect at Gray Knob During a Winter Overnight Stay
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