Weather Conditions at Gray Knob
Elevation: 4370 feet

Posted on March 23, 2017
(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
Mar. 22 23 -4 3 of snow 60
Mar. 21 34 22 1 of snow 57
Mar. 20 31 16 none 57
Mar. 19 25 12 none 59
Mar. 18 21 5 none 61
Mar. 17 15 2 1 of snow 61
Mar. 16 7 0 5 of snow 62

Conditions on Lowe's Path

4” new snow on trails, snow shoes and crampons needed.  Be aware that it is still very much winter in the mountains.

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

March Statistics at Gray Knob

Total snowfall so far this month: 49"
Average total snowfall for March: 35"
Record snowfall for March: 70" in 2010

Total snowfall so far this winter: 227"
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: 67"
Average maximum snow depth: 65"
snow depth: 126" on March 31, 2001

Highest temperature so far this month: 44°
Average maximum temperature for March: 27.5°
Record maximum temperature for March: 64° on March 31, 1998

Lowest temperature so far this month:
Average minimum temperature for March: 13.0°

Record minimum temperature for March:
-25° on March 3, 2003

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