A maximum temperature of 71F was observed at Blue Hill on February 24, 2017. This establishes a new record high temperature for the date and for the month of February, surpassing the previous monthly record of 68F set on February 24, 1985. This is also the warmest temperature ever observed so early in the year, surpassing the previous earliest occurrence of 70F, which was 71F on March 9, 2000. The minimum temperature on February 24th of 47F was also a new record, surpassing the previous record high minimum of 43F set in 1930, 1985 and 2000. The high temperatures on February 23rd of 67F (surpassing 62F in 1990) and February 25th of 68F (surpassing 67F in 1976) were also new daily record maximum temperatures for those dates.