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Weather Summaries

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
March 2016 Summary – Warmer and Drier than Average

March 2016 Summary – Warmer and Drier than Average

Blue Hill Observatory March 2016 Summary: The month was notable for being much warmer than average with less precipitation and snowfall than normal. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 40.7 deg F was 6.3 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for March and about five degrees warmer than the 1981-2010 30-year average. March tied for the […]

| April 5, 2016 | Reply

What's Happening on the Hill

Reception to Showcase the Blue Hill Historic Instrument Collection POSTPONED

Reception to Showcase the Blue Hill Historic Instrument Collection POSTPONED

PLEASE NOTE– THE RECEPTION TO SHOWCASE THE BLUE HILL HISTORIC INSTRUMENT COLLECTION AT HARVARD SCHEDULED FOR THIS THURSDAY IS BEING POSTPONED UNTIL THIS FALL. WHEN A NEW DATE IS CHOSEN IT WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON THIS WEBSITE AND THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA. ANYONE WHO HAS ALREADY PAID WILL BE REFUNDED OR CAN APPLY THEIR PAYMENT TO […]

| June 20, 2016 | Reply
One More Hurdle to Gain Funding for Blue Hill Observatory

One More Hurdle to Gain Funding for Blue Hill Observatory

This week the Joint Conference Committee will begin reconciling differences between the House and Senate budgets. As many of you know, Blue Hill Observatory has a $100,000 line-item in the Senate budget, but nothing in the House. Now, more than ever, we need your help to ensure that educational programs and the longest climate record […]

| June 6, 2016 | Reply
Senate Votes to Support Funding for Blue Hill Observatory…Next Step, Joint Conference Committee

Senate Votes to Support Funding for Blue Hill Observatory…Next Step, Joint Conference Committee

On May 27th  the full Senate voted in favor of a $100,000 amendment for the “operations of Blue Hill Observatory & Science Center”. The amendment was sponsored by Messrs. Joyce and Barrett, Ms. Forry and Mr. O’Connor. We are grateful for their support and for all of you who contacted your Senator and other legislators. […]

| May 27, 2016 | Reply
Senate to Vote on $100,000 Earmark for BHO. Your Immediate Help is Needed

Senate to Vote on $100,000 Earmark for BHO. Your Immediate Help is Needed

NEW POST…NEW POST…NEW POST…NEW POST… Senator Brian Joyce has filed an amendment to the Senate budget that will provide a $100,000 earmark for “the operations of Blue Hill Observatory and Science Center”. If passed, this will be an important step  toward ensuring that Observatory educational programs and historic unbroken climate record will be continued. We […]

| May 2, 2016 | Reply