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Weather Summaries

June 2016 Summary – Seventh Sunniest on Record

June 2016 Summary – Seventh Sunniest on Record

Blue Hill Observatory June 2016 Summary: The month was notable for being generally warm and dry with much more sun than average. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 66.6 deg F was 2.5 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for May and more than a degree warmer than the 1981-2010 30-year average. The highest temperature […]

| July 5, 2016 | Reply
May 2016 Summary – Warmer and Drier Than Average

May 2016 Summary – Warmer and Drier Than Average

Blue Hill Observatory May 2016 Summary: The month was notable for starting cool and finishing warm with less precipitation than average, though it was cool, cloudy and wet during the first week. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 57.2 deg F was 1.9 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for May and about a degree […]

| June 5, 2016 | Reply
April 2016 Summary – 7th Snowiest on Record

April 2016 Summary – 7th Snowiest on Record

Blue Hill Observatory April 2016 Summary: The month was notable for being near average for temperature and precipitation, though it was very cold and snowy during the first week. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 45.5 deg F was 0.8 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for April and 0.8 degrees colder than the 1981-2010 […]

| May 3, 2016 | Reply

What's Happening on the Hill

Lawmakers to Vote on Override of Governor’s Veto of BHO Funding THIS SATURDAY. Your Support is Urgently Needed.

Lawmakers to Vote on Override of Governor’s Veto of BHO Funding THIS SATURDAY. Your Support is Urgently Needed.

  THIS SATURDAY, the Massachusetts Legislature will vote on an override of  the Governor’s veto of funding for Blue Hill Observatory. Your support is urgently needed. Because of the shortness of time we are asking that you call your legislators and ask them to vote to override the Governor’s veto of the $100,000 for Blue […]

| July 21, 2016 | Reply
Time Running Out for Legislature to Override Governor’s Veto of BHO Funding. Your Support is STILL Needed.

Time Running Out for Legislature to Override Governor’s Veto of BHO Funding. Your Support is STILL Needed.

  The Massachusetts Legislature has only three more Formal Sessions (July 23, 29, 30) before their summer recess. This is the last opportunity that lawmakers will have to override the Governor’s veto of funding for Blue Hill Observatory. Your support is urgently needed. Because of the shortness of time we are asking that you CALL […]

| July 20, 2016 | Reply
Governor Baker Vetoes $100,000 Budget Line-item for B.H.O. Your Support is Needed.

Governor Baker Vetoes $100,000 Budget Line-item for B.H.O. Your Support is Needed.

For the third year in a row the Massachusetts Legislature has appropriated $100,000 for operational support for Blue Hill Observatory & Science Center and for the third year in a row Governor Baker has vetoed it. Once again, we are asking for your support. Sometime in the next two weeks, and possibly as early as […]

| July 11, 2016 | Reply
Legislature Votes to Support Funding for Blue Hill Observatory

Legislature Votes to Support Funding for Blue Hill Observatory

The Massachusetts Legislature voted this week to support a $100,000 line-item for Blue Hill Observatory. The Budget is now on the Governor’s desk. Thank you to everyone who took the time to write or call the Conference Committee and their local legislators in support of this funding.

| July 1, 2016 | Reply