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Weather Summaries

August 2016 Summary – Warmest on Record

August 2016 Summary – Warmest on Record

Blue Hill Observatory August 2016 Summary: The month continued the recent pattern of very warm, dry and sunnier than average weather. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 74.1 deg F was 6.0 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for August and nearly five degrees warmer than the 1981-2010 30-year average. August was the warmest on […]

| September 2, 2016 | Reply
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

What's Happening on the Hill

Join us for New England Aquarium Day at BHO

Join us for New England Aquarium Day at BHO

Sunday, October 16 from 10 to 4  Blue Hill Observatory will be hosting New England Aquarium Day featuring presentations on Climate Study and Climate Impacts – Learn how the Blue Hill Meteorological Observatory  has the longest running homogeneous weather data collection in all of the USA. See charts and graphs created from that weather data […]

| September 14, 2016 | Reply
The Multi-Year Wild Snow Story and the El Nino Winter of 2015/16

The Multi-Year Wild Snow Story and the El Nino Winter of 2015/16

Editor’s Note: While Blue Hill Observatory does not issue forecasts and does not endorse the WeatherBell Pioneer forecasting model, we thought our readers would enjoy seeing what a leading winter weather expert said about last winter. Joe D’Aleo is a certified meteorologist and the first Director of Meteorology at the Weather Channel. He is currently […]

| September 10, 2016 | Reply
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