November 22, 2018 Special Report – 7 AM

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

**SPECIAL REPORT**
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2018
HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

SIGNIFICANT NORTHWESTERLY WINDS BRING UNSEASONABLY
COLD AIR TO THE SUMMIT, SETS NEW DAILY MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE RECORD FOR BOTH THE CALENDAR DAY AND
THE HOLIDAY….

Clear conditions and strong winds from the northwest
brought the overnight low down to 9.2F, setting a
new daily minimum temperature record.

BHO Temperature Records for November 22, deg F (1885-2018):

Low Max: 26 in 1972, 2008
Low Min: 12 in 1987 —–> 9 in 2018

Blue Hill Observatory also set a record for the lowest
temperature reached on a Thanksgiving Day. Statistics
are below with Max/Min/Mean temperatures, respectively:

BHO Coldest Thanksgiving Day (Max/Min/Mean Temperature), deg F (1885-2017):

1) 21/10/16 on 28 November, 1901     (Low max and low min records for date)
2) 22/14/18 on 29 November, 1894     (Low max record for date)
3) 25/11/18 on 26 November, 1903     (Low max record for date)
4) 27/13/20 on 28 November, 2002
5) 26/16/21 on 27 November, 1890
29/13/21 on 23 November, 1972
27/14/21 on 28 November, 1996

Source:

Mike Iacono
Chief Scientist
Blue Hill Observatory

Report Prepared By:

Benjamin Turner
Weather Observer in Charge
Blue Hill Observatory

 

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