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Weather Summaries

October 2014 Summary – Fourth Wettest on Record

October 2014 Summary – Fourth Wettest on Record

Blue Hill Observatory October 2014 Summary: The month was notable for being much warmer, wetter and cloudier than average.  The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 54.4F was 3.3 degrees warmer the 120-year average for October, and this was about three degrees warmer than the 1981-2010 30-year average.  The maximum temperature for the month […]

| November 4, 2014 | Reply
September 2014 Summary – Driest on Record

September 2014 Summary – Driest on Record

Blue Hill Observatory September 2014 Summary: The month was notable for being generally warm, very dry and much sunnier than average.  The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 64.4F was 3.2 degrees warmer the 120-year average for September, and this was about two degrees warmer than the 1981-2010 30-year average.  The maximum temperature for […]

| October 3, 2014 | Reply

What's Happening on the Hill

The Wild Winter of 2013-2014- Could it Repeat?

The Wild Winter of 2013-2014- Could it Repeat?

Editor’s Note: While Blue Hill Observatory does not issue forecasts and does not endorse this forecast, we thought our readers would enjoy hearing what a leading winter weather expert is predicting. Joe D’Aleo is a certified meteorologist and the first Director of Meteorology at the Weather Channel. He is currently Co-Chief Meteorologist at WeatherBell Analytics, […]

| November 6, 2014 | Reply
Celebrate Columbus Day Weekend on Great Blue Hill

Celebrate Columbus Day Weekend on Great Blue Hill

This Columbus Day Weekend, October 11-13, we will be joining in on the Fall Festival the Blue Hills Trailside Museum is hosting. Saturday October 11 will be our Focus on Weather Day. We expect to have someone from Mount Washington Observatory and from the National Weather Service on the hill along with other weather related […]

| September 23, 2014 | Reply
Governor Signs Bill which includes Capital Improvements to Eliot Tower & Blue Hill Observatory

Governor Signs Bill which includes Capital Improvements to Eliot Tower & Blue Hill Observatory

Governor Patrick has signed into law “AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PRESERVATION AND IMPROVEMENT OF LAND, PARKS AND CLEAN ENERGY IN THE COMMONWEALTH (Chapter 286). Included in this bill is a line item that states “THAT $2,500,000 SHALL BE EXPENDED FOR THE PRESERVATION AND RESTORATION OF THE ELIOT TOWER AND FOR THE BLUE HILL WEATHER […]

| May 10, 2014 | Reply