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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 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
Epic Winter of 2014-2015 Sets Monthly Snowfall Record

Epic Winter of 2014-2015 Sets Monthly Snowfall Record

The unprecedented and relentless snowfall across New England since the last week of January continues with another very significant storm on 14-15 February, 2015 and more light snow on the following days. The final snowfall total for the 14-15 February storm was 21.6 inches.  For a few hours before sunrise on the 15th, snow was […]

| February 15, 2015 | Reply
Epic Winter of 2014-2015 Sets More Snowfall Records

Epic Winter of 2014-2015 Sets More Snowfall Records

The unprecedented snowfall across New England since the last week of January continues unabated with another very significant storm on 7-10 February, 2015. As of 1 PM on Tuesday, February 10th, the final snowfall total for this storm was 27.7 inches.  An additional 1.4 inches of snow fell on February 11th, and another 0.6 inches […]

| February 9, 2015 | Reply