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Weather Summaries

2017 Was Warmer and Wetter Than Average

2017 Was Warmer and Wetter Than Average

The year 2017 ended with a 24-hour corrected mean temperature of 50.3F, which was 2.7F warmer than the 120-year mean and 1.4F above the 30-year normal, and this mean was warm enough for 2017 to tie for the ninth warmest year on record. The annual average maximum temperature of 59.1F was the 15th warmest on […]

| January 10, 2018 | Reply
December 2017 Summary – Colder and Drier Than Average

December 2017 Summary – Colder and Drier Than Average

Blue Hill Observatory December 2017 Summary: After a warm start, December ended on a very cold note, and the month was much drier than normal. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 27.2 deg F was 2.6 degrees colder than the 120-year average for December and about four degrees colder than the 1981-2010 30-year average. […]

| January 5, 2018 | 3 Replies

What's Happening on the Hill

Announcing Blue Hill Observatory’s 2018 Summer Workshop: “Launch Your Weather Career”

Announcing Blue Hill Observatory’s 2018 Summer Workshop: “Launch Your Weather Career”

This summer’s workshop  is designed for students who enjoy learning about the weather and who might like a career in meteorology/ atmospheric science. While it is recommended for students between the ages of 14 and 18  years old, others may apply. The workshop will be held during the week of July 9 through 15th.     […]

| January 12, 2018 | Reply
WITNESS YOUR IMPACT…

WITNESS YOUR IMPACT…

“My experience with BHO began in my senior year of High School when Mr. Don McCasland and Mr. Charles Orloff kindly allowed me to use BHO as a senior project site. There, I learned about practical Meteorology, Climatology, and Science Education, knowledge which I used throughout college. Without my experience at BHO, I wouldn’t have […]

| January 2, 2018 | Reply
WITNESS YOUR IMPACT…

WITNESS YOUR IMPACT…

“I am a freshman studying meteorology at SUNY Oswego, and I have been an intern and a weather observer at Blue Hill for about one year. I have gained real working experience in the field of weather at Blue Hill. I love being able to collect data and observe the skies at its beautiful location, […]

| December 27, 2017 | Reply
Happy Holidays from Blue Hill Observatory

Happy Holidays from Blue Hill Observatory

 

| December 8, 2017 | Reply