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May 2017 Summary – Cooler and Wetter than Average

May 2017 Summary – Cooler and Wetter than Average

| June 5, 2017 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory May 2017 Summary: May was generally cool with a few very warm dayd and was slightly wetter than average. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 54.9 deg F was 0.4 degrees cooler than the 120-year average for May and more than one degree cooler than the 1981-2010 30-year average. The month […]

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April 2017 Summary – Third Warmest on Record

April 2017 Summary – Third Warmest on Record

| May 4, 2017 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory April 2017 Summary: April was generally warm with a few cold periods and was much wetter than average. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 50.1 deg F was 5.4 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for April and nearly four degrees warmer than the 1981-2010 30-year average. The month ranked as […]

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March 2017 Summary – Colder than Winter

March 2017 Summary – Colder than Winter

| April 2, 2017 | 2 Replies

Photo of aurora over Mount Katahdin in Maine on 30 March 2017 courtesy of NEOC.com and IPTimelapse.com. Blue Hill Observatory March 2017 Summary: March was unusually cold with  near average precipitation and snowfall. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 31.6 deg F was 4.1 degrees colder than the 120-year average for March and nearly […]

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Winter 2016-2017 Summary – Fourth Warmest on Record

Winter 2016-2017 Summary – Fourth Warmest on Record

| March 4, 2017 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory Winter 2016-2017 Summary: The winter (December-February) season was generally warm with a few brief cold intervals and a very wintry week in mid-February. The 24-hour mean temperature for the winter of 32.9 deg F was 5.6 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for winter and 3.9 degrees warmer than the 1981-2010 30-year average. […]

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February 2017 Summary – Sixth Warmest on Record

February 2017 Summary – Sixth Warmest on Record

| March 4, 2017 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory February 2017 Summary: February was generally very warm with a single week of wintry weather. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 33.8 deg F was 7.4 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for February and nearly five degrees warmer than the 1981-2010 30-year average, making the month the sixth warmest February […]

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January 2017 Summary – Ninth Warmest on Record

January 2017 Summary – Ninth Warmest on Record

| February 2, 2017 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory January 2017 Summary: January started off the new year on a very warm note, and it brought more precipitation and clouds than average. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 32.7 deg F was 7.0 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for January and six and a half degrees warmer than the […]

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2016 Was the Second Warmest Year on Record

2016 Was the Second Warmest Year on Record

| January 9, 2017 | Reply

The year 2016 ended with a 24-hour corrected mean temperature of 51.2F, which was 3.6F warmer than the 120-year mean and 2.3F above the 30-year normal. This was the second warmest year on record behind only the mean of 51.7F observed in 2012. The annual average maximum temperature of 60.6F was the second highest on […]

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December 2016 Summary – Warmer and Drier Than Average

December 2016 Summary – Warmer and Drier Than Average

| January 6, 2017 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory December 2016 Summary: December continued the warmer, drier and sunnier than average weather that occurred in November and during much of 2016. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 32.1 deg F was 2.3 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for December and about a half degree warmer than the 1981-2010 30-year average. […]

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November 2016 Summary – Warmer and Drier Than Average

November 2016 Summary – Warmer and Drier Than Average

| December 2, 2016 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory November 2016 Summary: The month saw a return to drier weather, but it continued the warmer than average weather seen every month so far this year. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 44.0 deg F was 3.4 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for November and about two degrees warmer than the […]

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October 2016 Summary – Wetter and Warmer Than Average

October 2016 Summary – Wetter and Warmer Than Average

| November 3, 2016 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory October 2016 Summary: The month was the wettest of the year so far and warmer than average. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 53.2 deg F was 2.1 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for October and nearly two degrees warmer than the 1981-2010 30-year average. The highest temperature for the month […]

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September 2016 Summary – Seventh Warmest on Record

September 2016 Summary – Seventh Warmest on Record

| October 7, 2016 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory September 2016 Summary: The month continued the recent pattern of warmer and drier than average weather. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 65.2 deg F was 4.0 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for September and nearly three degrees warmer than the 1981-2010 30-year average. This made September the seventh warmest on […]

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August 2016 Summary – Warmest on Record

August 2016 Summary – Warmest on Record

| September 2, 2016 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory August 2016 Summary: The month continued the recent pattern of very warm, dry and sunnier than average weather. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 74.1 deg F was 6.0 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for August and nearly five degrees warmer than the 1981-2010 30-year average. August was the warmest on […]

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July 2016 Summary – Tied for Fifth Warmest on Record

July 2016 Summary – Tied for Fifth Warmest on Record

| August 3, 2016 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory July 2016 Summary: The month was notable for being very warm, dry and sunnier than average. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 74.0 deg F was 4.3 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for July and more than three degrees warmer than the 1981-2010 30-year average. The highest temperature for the month […]

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June 2016 Summary – Seventh Sunniest on Record

June 2016 Summary – Seventh Sunniest on Record

| July 5, 2016 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory June 2016 Summary: The month was notable for being generally warm and dry with much more sun than average. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 66.6 deg F was 2.5 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for June and more than a degree warmer than the 1981-2010 30-year average. The highest temperature […]

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May 2016 Summary – Warmer and Drier Than Average

May 2016 Summary – Warmer and Drier Than Average

| June 5, 2016 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory May 2016 Summary: The month was notable for starting cool and finishing warm with less precipitation than average, though it was cool, cloudy and wet during the first week. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 57.2 deg F was 1.9 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for May and about a degree […]

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