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I'm a keen skier, and I've often been happily surprised by snow fall despite temperatures of 1 or even 2 °C.
After some research I found that the explanation relies in assuming that these above freezing temperatures are confined to a layer close to the surface as explained here:
However, today I saw the same phenomenon on a ski resort that reports temperatures at different heights, suggesting that the above freezing temperatures extended by at least a kilometer from the base. However, there were fluffy snowflakes falling anyways.
How can that happen?
Feb 18, 2018 at 1:31
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