Category: Climate Research

Blue Hill Observatory Climate Research Publications, Presentations, and Reports

Blue Hill Observatory Climate Research Publications, Presentations, and Reports

| February 18, 2014 | Reply

Listed below are recent publications, informal reports and presentations describing climate research on various topics based on the Blue Hill climate record. Click on the title to access each document. 2017 “A Review of Solar Eclipses and Their Effects at the Blue Hill Observatory” (Informal Report) (August, 2017) “The Coastal Influence on Local Climate Changes […]

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Graphs of Annual Blue Hill Observatory Climate Data

Graphs of Annual Blue Hill Observatory Climate Data

| February 17, 2014 | Reply

Weather observations on Blue Hill began on February 1, 1885, but the annual mean temperature plot below includes data for 1831 to 1884 from nearby locations that have been carefully adjusted to the Great Blue Hill summit, to extend the Observatory mean temperature record back to 1831. Long-Term Climate Graphs     Annual Mean Temperature (since 1831)     Annual […]

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Charts of Monthly Blue Hill Observatory Climate Data

Charts of Monthly Blue Hill Observatory Climate Data

| February 17, 2014 | Reply

The charts below show annual and monthly average temperature and total precipitation and snowfall as well as their departures from average since 1995. Note that departures from the mean depicted in these plots are differences from the 1891-2010 120-year, long-term average since 2012 and from the 1891-2000 110-year average for prior years.  These long-term averages […]

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Table of Highest Seasonal Snowfall at Several Locations in Southern New England

Table of Highest Seasonal Snowfall at Several Locations in Southern New England

| February 16, 2014 | Reply

The table below summarizes the ten highest seasonal snowfall totals for several Southern New England locations including the Blue Hill Observatory.  The table can also be downloaded here as a PDF.       

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