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Weather Summaries

April 2015 Summary – Warmer and Drier Than Average

April 2015 Summary – Warmer and Drier Than Average

Blue Hill Observatory April 2015 Summary: The month was notable for being generally warmer and drier than average with only a trace of frozen precipitation. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 46.7 deg F was 2.0 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for April, and it was about a half degree warmer than the […]

| May 1, 2015 | Reply
March 2015 Summary – Colder and Drier Than Average

March 2015 Summary – Colder and Drier Than Average

Blue Hill Observatory March 2015 Summary: The month was notable for being colder and drier than average with slightly more snow than average. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 31.0 deg F was 3.4 degrees colder than the 120-year average for March, and it was about five degrees colder than the 1981-2010 30-year average.  […]

| April 3, 2015 | Reply

What's Happening on the Hill

Spring Open House Scheduled For May 31st Cancelled

Spring Open House Scheduled For May 31st Cancelled

Blue Hill Observatory Spring Open House Cancelled Due to ongoing building improvements and to ensure public safety, the Spring Open House originally scheduled for Sunday, May 31st has been cancelled. The kite programs planned for Monday, May 25th have been moved to Sunday, May 31st. Until further notice, public access to the building is limited […]

| April 22, 2015 | Reply
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