February 25, 2013 Special Report

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY
MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS
ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2013
SPECIAL REPORT
7:30 A.M.

WEEKEND STORM WAS RAIN CHANGING TO SNOW
INCH AND HALF LIQUID AND 4 INCHES OF SNOW

Precipitation began early Saturday evening as a mixture of rain,
ice pellets and snow but soon changed to rain and some light
freezing rain.  If there was any slight accumulation of snow and
ice pellets it was all gone–melted away by all rain and temperatures
which rose into the mid 30’s after midnight. There was no trace
of it left by 7 a.m. Sunday morning.

Rain began changing to snow late Sunday morning and precipitation
was soon all snow during the afternoon and evening with a total
snow accumulation of 4.0 measured this Monday morning.  This
brings the total on the ground back up to 8 inches (had settled
to 4 inches by 7 a.m. Sunday).  Also, the total for the month is
now up to 39.3 inches or 27 inches more than normal. The monthly
rankings below:

BLUE HILL SNOWIEST FEBRUARY’S, INCHES (1886-2012)

1) 65.4 in 1969
2) 51.3 in 2003
3) 45.2 in 1967
4) 40.4 in 1920
5) 39.3 in 2013 (thru Feb. 25)(7 A.M.)
6) 37.0 in 1893
7) 36.0 in 1899
8) 35.3 in 2013
9) 34.7 in 1926,1934

Robert Skilling

 

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