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Weather Summaries

Winter 2014-2015 Summary – Snowiest and Sixth Wettest on Record

Winter 2014-2015 Summary – Snowiest and Sixth Wettest on Record

Blue Hill Observatory Winter 2014-2015 Summary: The winter (December-February) season was notable for starting warm and wet and ending with bitter cold and record snow, and the winter snowfall total was unprecedented in the 130-year history of the Observatory. The 24-hour mean temperature for the winter of 25.3 deg F was 2.0 degrees colder than the […]

| March 3, 2015 | Reply
February 2015 Summary – Snowiest and Third Coldest on Record

February 2015 Summary – Snowiest and Third Coldest on Record

Blue Hill Observatory February 2015 Summary: The month was notable for being excessively snowy with frequent bitter cold, and the combination of record snowfall and near record cold was unprecedented in the 130-year history of the Observatory. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 17.0 deg F was 9.4 degrees colder than the 120-year average […]

| March 2, 2015 | Reply

What's Happening on the Hill

Epic Winter of 2014-2015 Becomes Snowiest Season on Record

Epic Winter of 2014-2015 Becomes Snowiest Season on Record

The unprecedented snowfall across New England from the last week of January through February continues into early March with additional light snowfalls.  The latest brought 5.0 inches of new snow on Saturday, March 28th.  There was also a total of 1.8 inches of snow on the 20th-21st of March. This brings the monthly snowfall up […]

| March 21, 2015 | Reply
Epic Winter of 2014-2015 Close to Snowiest Season on Record

Epic Winter of 2014-2015 Close to Snowiest Season on Record

The unprecedented snowfall across New England since the last week of January continues into early March with additional light snow on four of the first six days of the month.  A total of 2.9 inches of snow occurred on 1-2 March. This was followed by another 2.8 inches on 3 March, and just 0.2 inches […]

| March 6, 2015 | Reply
Epic Winter of 2014-2015 Becomes Second Snowiest Season on Record

Epic Winter of 2014-2015 Becomes Second Snowiest Season on Record

The unprecedented snowfall across New England since the last week of January continues with additional light snowfall on 24-26 February, 2015 and 1-2 March.  The final snowfall total on the 24th-25th was 3.1 inches of very light and fluffy snow.  The liquid equivalent precipitation was 0.07 inches, which gives a snow to water ratio of […]

| February 25, 2015 | Reply