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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.
Friday, July 25, 2014
4:57 AM
Conditions at 4:57 AM

Weather: Fog

Temperature: 42°F

Wind: NW 25 mph

Visibility: 150 feet

Relative Humidity: 100%

Station Pressure: 23.83" rising

Ground Conditions: Damp rocks

24 Hour Statistics

Maximum Temperature: 51°F

Minimum Temperature: 39°F

Peak Wind Gust: N 36 mph

Average Wind Speed: 20.8 mph

Liquid Precipitation: 0.01"

Snowfall: 0.0"

Almanac Data

Record High: 67°F (1970)

Record Low: 29°F (1976)

Average Daily Temperature: 49°F

Average Monthly Melted Precipitation: 8.02

Average Monthly Snowfall: Trace

Total Snowfall So Far This Month: Trace

Average Monthly Winds: 26.0

Sunrise: 5:18

Sunset: 8:24

Forecast Discussion

High pressure will begin sliding to our south today, with a warmer and more unstable air mass building into the region by tomorrow. For today, the majority of the day should be spent in the clear across the higher summits, with any fog most likely occurring during the early morning hours and again towards sunset. A weak upper level disturbance will also pass by to our north today, with an isolated shower not out of the question this afternoon. Overnight temperatures will remain more mild than the previous night, with the higher summits experiencing periodic fog and breezy west winds. Saturday increasing humidity and an approaching area of low pressure will increase the chances for afternoon showers, with the higher summits trending towards becoming firmly in the clouds by the end of the day. Several areas of low pressure will track across New England Sunday into the start of the workweek, with showers, thunderstorms, and heavy rain possible.

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