Weather Conditions at Gray Knob
Elevation: 4370 feet

Posted on January 11, 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
Jan. 10 22 8 none 47
Jan. 9 21 13 3 of snow 47
Jan. 8 26 7 2 of snow 47
Jan. 7 2 -25 none 48
Jan. 6 -20 -26 none 48
Jan. 5 3 -22 3 of snow 52
Jan. 4 18 8 12 of snow 49

Conditions on Lowe's Path

Snow shoes needed everywhere below tree line, helpful above tree line along with crampons; snow fields above tree line are filling in; rain and freezing rain is expected this weekend; check with USFS for avalanche conditions.

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

January Statistics at Gray Knob

Total snowfall so far this month: 20"
Average total snowfall for January : 28"
Record snowfall for January: 49" in 2015

Total snowfall so far this winter: 114"
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: 26°
Average maximum temperature for January: 17.7°
Record maximum temperature for January: 50° on January 9, 1998

Lowest temperature so far this month: -26°
Average minimum temperature for January: 3.8°
Record minimum temperature for January: -34° on January 14, 2004

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