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Weather Summaries

July 2014 Summary – Warmer and Sunnier than Average

July 2014 Summary – Warmer and Sunnier than Average

Blue Hill Observatory July 2014 Summary: The month was notable for being warmer, wetter and sunnier than average.  The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 72.0F was 2.3 degrees warmer the 120-year average for July, though this was much less warmer than the 1981-2010 30-year average.  The maximum temperature for the month was 91F […]

| August 5, 2014 | Reply
June 2014 Summary – Drier and Sunnier than Average

June 2014 Summary – Drier and Sunnier than Average

Blue Hill Observatory June 2014 Summary: The month was notable for being much warmer, drier and sunnier than average.  The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 66.8F was 2.7 degrees warmer the 120-year average for June, and this was about one degree above the 1981-2010 30-year average.  The maximum temperature for the month was […]

| July 4, 2014 | Reply

What's Happening on the Hill

Senate Joins House in Override of Gov. Patrick’s Veto of BHO Funding

Senate Joins House in Override of Gov. Patrick’s Veto of BHO Funding

TODAY, JULY 30th THE MASSACHUSETTS SENATE VOTED TO OVERRIDE THE GOVERNOR’S VETO  OF FUNDING FOR BLUE HILL OBSERVATORY AND OTHER  PROJECTS IN PARKS AND RECREATION. BOTH THE HOUSE AND SENATE HAVE NOW VOTED THE OVERRIDE. THE ENTIRE LINE ITEM FOR  PARKS AND RECREATION WILL NOW BE INCLUDED IN THE BUDGET.  

| May 10, 2014 | Reply
Spring Open House at Blue Hill on May 31st 2014

Spring Open House at Blue Hill on May 31st 2014

Blue Hill Observatory Spring Open House Saturday, May 31st, 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
The Great New England Hurricane of 1938: A Look Back

The Great New England Hurricane of 1938: A Look Back

The Great New England Hurricane of 1938 was one of the most powerful and destructive storms ever to strike Southern New England.  During the recent Weather Conference held on September 21, 2013, the 75th Anniversary of this historic storm, local radio station WATD conducted audio interviews of some of the weather and hurricane experts who […]

| October 11, 2013 | Reply