/ How often are there exceptionally clear days on Snowdon
I know that on exceptionally clear, cold days southern Scotland can be seen from Snowdon but how often do these days of exceptional visibility occur? I wasn't sure if they could occur a few times in a year, or less frequently. I have seen photos of the Wicklow Mountains and the Lake District from Snowdon, but never any showing the Scottish Southern Uplands.
I read somewhere 16 days a year Snowdon summit is cloud free.. I think its many more times than that..
It is interesting to hear that the best days for clear views are in April or October. What are the odds of an exceptionally clear, freezing cold day in December-February?
That was taken in 2008 near the end of December. Think it was 28th.
I have other photos from then and it was beautiful and clear. An hour later the cloud rolled in and I was above it stood on top of Snowdon.
Really amazing conditions at Hogmanay 2008. I've been able to guess when others people's photos were taken without looking at the date because the light and conditions were so unique.
I've also often wondered about the afternoon bringing better weather in Scotland. Seems to happen all the time since I began noticing but it could be nothing.
Thanks for the photo, which looks amazing. It makes me wonder how far could be seen on that day - the conditions could have made the Scottish Southern Uplands visible.
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