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Weather Summaries

March 2014 Summary – Cold with Little Snow

March 2014 Summary – Cold with Little Snow

Blue Hill Observatory March 2014 Summary: The month was notable for many cold days and much below average snowfall.  The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 31.1F was 3.3 degrees colder the 120-year average for March, and this was more than 4 degrees colder than the 1981-2010 30-year average.  In terms of this monthly […]

| April 2, 2014 | Reply
Winter 2013-2014 Summary – Ninth Snowiest on Record

Winter 2013-2014 Summary – Ninth Snowiest on Record

Blue Hill Observatory Winter (December-February) 2013-2014 Summary: The meteorological winter season was very snowy with frequent cold and highly variable temperatures. The 24-hour mean temperature for the season of 27.3F was exactly equal to the 1891-2010 120-year average for the winter months, but this was significantly colder than the recent 30-year average winter temperature. Relative […]

| March 5, 2014 | Reply

What's Happening on the Hill

Registration Open for Local Weather Course

Registration Open for Local Weather Course

Becoming Weatherwise! Have you always had an interest in how weather works? Well we have the class for you! In this course, basic weather concepts will be explored, including the water cycle; clouds; high and low pressure areas; winds; temperature; humidity; and extreme weather events, such a tornadoes, hurricanes and blizzards. A different weather topic […]

| April 21, 2014 | Reply
Spring Open House at Blue Hill on May 18th

Spring Open House at Blue Hill on May 18th

Blue Hill Observatory Spring Open House Sunday, May 18th, 2014 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Enjoy browsing the Blue Hill Meteorological Observatory including views from the top of the tower. There will be displays by Mount Washington Observatory and US National Weather Service Boston MA – other presentations and activities will be listed when […]

| March 25, 2014 | Reply
Blue Hill Observatory Annual Challenge

Blue Hill Observatory Annual Challenge

The Blue Hill Observatory and Science Center is announcing its annual fund raising challenge for 2014. Our goal this year is to raise $100,000 to continue to provide educational programs and to maintain the oldest climate record in North America. Your gift will help support scientific research, weather and science programming, financial aid and staff […]

| December 9, 2013 | Reply