#15 — August snow survey 2016

The final tally of snow patches that were observed across the Highlands of Scotland on the weekend of 20/21 August has been counted. In total, 82 (eighty two) patches were observed, located at the following places:

Nevis Range

Ben Nevis — 23

Aonach Mor — 10

Aonach Beag — 8

Cairngorms

(Ben Macdui/Cairn Gorm plateau)

Coire an Lochain — 1

Snowy corrie and Garbh Uisge Beag & Mor — 10

Feith Buidhe slabs — 4

Coire Domhain — 2

Ciste Mhearad — 2

Beinn a’ Bhuird — 1

Braeriach — 9 (two at Coire an Lochain)

Central Highlands (including Creag Meagaidh)

Geal-Charn (Ben Alder) — 2

Creag Meagaidh — 6

Carn Liath (Creag Meagaidh) — 1

NW Highlands

Beinn Dearg (Ullapool) — 1

An Riabhachan — 2

Total — 82

The total for the previous counts (since 2008) were:

2008–77

2009–35

2010–34

2011–36

2012–72

2013–81

2014–281

2015–678

2016–82

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