Snowfall In Hawaii … In Mid-July

Snowfall in Hawaii – In mid-July (Ice Age Now, July 18, 2015):

An overnight storm dropped 1½ to 2 inches of snow on the summit of Hawaii’s tallest peak in July.
Cameras at the summit of 13,800-foot Mauna Kea showed some snow still on the ground midday Friday.

National Weather Service meteorologist Maureen Ballard says snow can fall on the summit any time of year, though there’s a greater chance in the winter.

Ballard says temperatures at the summit were about freezing overnight.

Thanks to Mark Jackson,  Eric, J. Bird and John at Bayshore for these links.

“Mauna Kea is high,” says J Bird. “But it is in the state of Hawaii and this is the middle of July.”

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