Temperatures at Mount Washington Observatory in New Hampshire approached an all-time low Friday into Saturday morning and reportedly set a new windchill record for the United States, hitting levels feeling as low as -109 degrees.
Mt. Washington yesterday and this morning. Still wicked weather but at least you can see. #winter @spann @foxweather @MWObs #arcticblast pic.twitter.com/KxNkVqLAZi
— Tom Niziol (@TomNiziol) February 4, 2023
As of 9:58 p.m. Friday, windchills were -108 degrees Fahrenheit, and gusts were howling at 110 miles per hour, according to a National Weather Service Eastern Region (NWS) screenshot of the Mount Washington Observatory real-time summit conditions. The temperature at this time was -45.8 degrees:
The current @MWObs was established in 1933, but there are records at Mount Washington going further back that include a -50 F reading on January 22,…