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Dear Donald

Is it possible to check the temperature in Snow using thermometer mostly observed in Mountains and Hillstations?

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Prashant

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Hi Prashant

Snow temperature is measured by various thermometers but a more exact method is using a PT100 platinum resistance thermometer.

https://www.processparameters.co.uk/platinum-resistance-thermometer/

http://www.rickly.com/MI/SnowCover.htm

http://noaacrest.org/snow/instruments.html

https://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/www/IMOP/publications/IOM-102_SolidPrecip.pdf

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