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April 6, 2018
North Cascade Winter Snowpack Status 2018
2018 Winter Freezing levels at Mount Baker (November 2017-March 2018). The accumulation season on most Northern Hemisphere glaciers extends through April. The key benchmark for snowpack water assessment in alpine ranges is typically April 1, as that is the average maximum snowpack for an alpine range. In 2018 the North Cascade Range had freezing levels above the long term mean, but at the 21st century mean. A result of higher …