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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Thursday, August 16, 2018

| August 16, 2018 |

BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 2018 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME HOT AND HAZY DAY WITH INCREASING CLOUDS… Temperatures have been above normal today with an overnight minimum temperature of 70F, this is 8 degrees […]

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

| August 15, 2018 |

BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2018 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME THE SUN RETURNS AFTER ANOTHER FOGGY MORNING… We had mostly sunny skies today after the morning fog dissipated. Temperatures today have been close to the […]

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

| August 14, 2018 |

BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2018 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME SKY BEGINS TO CLEAR AFTER DAYS OF RAIN AND DENSE MORNING FOG… The sky cleared throughout the day today after multiple days of overcast skies […]

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New Employment Opportunity

New Employment Opportunity

| August 14, 2018 |

The historic Blue Hill Observatory and Science Center is seeking to fill a weather observer position at our Milton, Massachusetts location. We welcome applicants with an interest in weather and climate, a strong attention to detail, a willingness to learn, and the flexibility to work an occasionally varied schedule. Previous experience with standard meteorological observation […]

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Monday, August 13, 2018

| August 13, 2018 |

BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY MONDAY, AUGUST 13, 2018 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME BLUE HILL OBSERVATORY STILL IN THE CLOUDS…. We measured 0.28 inches of rain at 7 A.M. The weather remained drizzly and foggy all day, […]

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Sunday, August 12, 2018

Sunday, August 12, 2018

| August 12, 2018 |

BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 2018 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME FOGGY, DRIZZLY AND COOL ATOP GREAT BLUE HILL…. We measured 0.43 inches of rain at 7 A.M, and 0.15 inches at 10 A.M. Weather […]

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Saturday, August 11, 2018

Saturday, August 11, 2018

| August 11, 2018 |

BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, 2018 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME RAINY DAY WITH OVERCAST SKIES…. We had a rainy and cooler day on top of Great Blue Hill. So far we have received 0.28 […]

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Friday, August 10, 2018

| August 10, 2018 |

BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 2018 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME WIND FROM THE NORTHWEST BRINGS COOLER, DRIER AIR TO GREAT BLUE HILL… Dew points returned to more comfortable temperatures today with a high so far […]

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Thursday, August 9, 2018

| August 9, 2018 |

BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 2018 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME MOSTLY SUNNY DAY AFTER EARLY MORNING THUNDERSTORMS…. The storms began around yesterday afternoon with torrential downpours at times. Another storm moved over Great Blue Hill […]

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

| August 8, 2018 |

BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2018 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME A CLOUDY DAY WITH LIGHT WINDS AND LIMITED VISIBILITY…. Visibility was highest at 10 A.M. at 40 miles. We observed 20 miles of visibility […]

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

| August 8, 2018 |

BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2018 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME SECOND CONSECUTIVE DAY WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES OVER 90F…. Yesterday’s high temperature and today’s high so far is 92F. This is 4 degrees below the […]

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Monday, August 6, 2018

Monday, August 6, 2018

| August 6, 2018 |

BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY MONDAY, AUGUST 6, 2018 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME ANOTHER DRY DAY WITH ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES…. So far today has been a dry day with a mostly sunny sky. Temperatures continue to be […]

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Sunday, August 5, 2018

Sunday, August 5, 2018

| August 6, 2018 |

BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY SUNDAY, AUGUST 5, 2018 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME FAIR WEATHER AND LIGHT WINDS FOLLOWING YESTERDAY’S RAIN…. We observed clear skies this morning, and scattered cumulus clouds at 1 P.M. Winds have remained […]

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Saturday, August 4, 2018

Saturday, August 4, 2018

| August 6, 2018 |

BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY SATURDAY, AUGUST 4, 2018 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME MID-DAY THUNDERSTORM LEAVES OVER AND INCH OF PRECIPITATION ON GREAT BLUE HILL… Another thunderstorm moved over the hill today with rain beginning around 9:15 A.M. […]

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July 2018 Summary – Eighth Warmest and Eighth Sunniest on Record

July 2018 Summary – Eighth Warmest and Eighth Sunniest on Record

| August 4, 2018 |

Blue Hill Observatory July 2018 Summary: July was much warmer and sunnier than average with near normal precipitation. The 24-hour adjusted mean temperature for the month of 73.6 deg F was 3.9 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for July and about three degrees warmer than the 1981-2010 30-year average. This mean temperature was the eighth […]

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