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Weather Summaries

July 2016 Summary – Tied for Fifth Warmest on Record

July 2016 Summary – Tied for Fifth Warmest on Record

Blue Hill Observatory July 2016 Summary: The month was notable for being very warm, dry and sunnier than average. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 74.0 deg F was 4.3 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for July and more than three degrees warmer than the 1981-2010 30-year average. The highest temperature for the month […]

| August 3, 2016 | Reply
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 June 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

What's Happening on the Hill

Legislature Restores Funding for BHO. You Made this Happen

Legislature Restores Funding for BHO. You Made this Happen

  Thanks to all of you who sent emails, letters and made calls, the legislature has reversed the Governor’s veto, restoring $100,000 for the Blue Hill Observatory and Science Center. Without your support this never could have happened. There is still a chance, if projected revenues do not increase, that this funding and funding for […]

| August 4, 2016 | Reply
Legislative Override Vote for BHO Funding Postponed Until Next Weekend, 7/30-31.

Legislative Override Vote for BHO Funding Postponed Until Next Weekend, 7/30-31.

  With hundreds of Governor issued vetoes to consider for overrides we were not surprised that the Mass Legislature did not get to the BHO override.  Constitutional Offices, agencies, human services, etc. accounts were taken up first, but due to time constraints, the House/Senate simply could not take them all up during Saturday’s session.  They […]

| July 25, 2016 | Reply
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