The 6,288-foot summit endured record-breaking conditions brought by an Arctic air mass. The mountain in north-central New Hampshire stands 6,288 feet tall and often experiences dramatic weather. But meteorologists say this weekend’s powerful winds and chilly temperatures—which dipped to as low as minus 47 degrees—were unparalleled. The previous record-low wind chill at Mount Washington was minus 102.7 degrees in 2004.The Wind Chill Hit Minus 108 at New Hampshire’s Mount Washington — Latest articles | smithsonianmag.com
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I climb that mountain in college, but it was in the early fall.
You just don’t expect that type of severe temperatures in NH.