Mount Washington Began October With 4 Days of Record Highs

As Mount Washington had record snows at the end of October it should be noted the month began with four consecutive days of record highs.

AlpineZone reports October 2nd topped out at 58° beating the 1950 record of 57°. On the 3rd, the Rockpile set a high of 59°, the old record set in 1953 was 56°. October 4th also reached a high of 59° shattering a previous record of 56 set in both 1951 and 1953.

A high of 62° was recorded on October 5th, beating the old record of 58° set in 1951, and is the warmest October temperature ever recorded on the summit. The previous warmest reading was 59° set on October 12th and 13th, 1938.

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