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Weather Summaries

June 2015 Summary – Cooler and Wetter than Average

June 2015 Summary – Cooler and Wetter than Average

Blue Hill Observatory June 2015 Summary: The month was notable for being on the cool and cloudy side, and it was the first month to be wetter than average since February. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 63.9 deg F was just 0.2 degrees cooler than the 120-year average for June, but it was […]

| July 1, 2015 | Reply
May 2015 Summary – Warmest on Record

May 2015 Summary – Warmest on Record

Blue Hill Observatory May 2015 Summary: The month was notable for being very warm, sunny and generally dry. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 61.5 deg F was 6.2 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for May, making this the warmest May on record and just surpassing the previous record of 61.4 deg F […]

| June 8, 2015 | Reply

What's Happening on the Hill

Governor Baker Vetoes $100,000 Earmark for B.H.O. Your Support is Needed.

Governor Baker Vetoes $100,000 Earmark for B.H.O. Your Support is Needed.

For the second year in a row the Massachusetts Legislature has appropriated $100,000 for operational support for Blue Hill Observatory & Science Center and for the second year in a row the Governor has vetoed it. Once again, we are asking for your support. On Wednesday, July 29th  the state legislature, that recognized the Observatory’s […]

| July 19, 2015 | Reply
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