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September 2018 Summary – Eighth Wettest and Second Cloudiest on Record

September 2018 Summary – Eighth Wettest and Second Cloudiest on Record

| October 9, 2018 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory September 2018 Summary: September got off to a warm start and brought much above normal precipitation. The 24-hour adjusted mean temperature for the month of 64.8 deg F was 3.6 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for September and 3.4 degrees warmer than the 1981-2010 30-year average. The average maximum temperatures was 72.5 […]

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August 2018 Summary – Second Warmest on Record

August 2018 Summary – Second Warmest on Record

| September 3, 2018 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory August 2018 Summary: August was generally very warm and sunny with near normal precipitation. The 24-hour adjusted mean temperature for the month of 73.4 deg F was 5.3 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for August and 4.0 degrees warmer than the 1981-2010 30-year average. This mean temperature was the second warmest on […]

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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 | Reply

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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June 2018 Summary – Drier and Cloudier Than Average

June 2018 Summary – Drier and Cloudier Than Average

| July 6, 2018 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory June 2018 Summary: June temperature was close to normal while rainfall and sunshine were less than average. The 24-hour adjusted mean temperature for the month of 65.7 deg F was 1.6 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for June and about a half degrees warmer than the 1981-2010 30-year average. The average of […]

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May 2018 Summary – Third Warmest on Record

May 2018 Summary – Third Warmest on Record

| June 5, 2018 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory May 2018 Summary: May got off to a very warm start and remained generally warm with a few cool days, and it brought about half the normal precipitation. The 24-hour adjusted mean temperature for the month of 61.0 deg F was 5.7 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for May and about five […]

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April 2018 Summary – Colder and Wetter Than Average

April 2018 Summary – Colder and Wetter Than Average

| May 5, 2018 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory April 2018 Summary: April was notable for being cooler than average until the last week with more precipitation than average. The 24-hour adjusted mean temperature for the month of 43.1 deg F was 1.6 degrees cooler than the 120-year average for April and more than three degrees cooler than the 1981-2010 30-year average. […]

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March 2018 Summary – Second Snowiest on Record

March 2018 Summary – Second Snowiest on Record

| April 9, 2018 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory March 2018 Summary: The first half of March was exceptionally stormy with three significant Nor’easters bringing about eight inches of precipitation and about 40 inches of snow within twelve days, and the month was generally cooler than average. The 24-hour adjusted mean temperature for the month of 33.9 deg F was 0.5 […]

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Remembering the Incredible Snowstorms of March 1956

Remembering the Incredible Snowstorms of March 1956

| March 13, 2018 | 1 Reply

  US Weather Bureau Daily Weather Map at 1:30 AM EST on 17 March 1956. The strong snowstorms in less than two weeks this March bring back memories of the big snows of March 1956. In New England, winter can still rule in March and heavy snows can occur even as late as April. March […]

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Winter 2017-2018 Summary – Warmer and Cloudier than Average

Winter 2017-2018 Summary – Warmer and Cloudier than Average

| March 6, 2018 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory Winter 2017-2018 Summary: The winter (December-February) season began cold and ended very warm with an intense cold period at the end of December into early January and a record warm February. The 24-hour mean temperature for the winter of 29.9 deg F was 2.6 degrees warmer than the 120-year winter average and 0.9 […]

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February 2018 Summary – Warmest on Record

February 2018 Summary – Warmest on Record

| March 6, 2018 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory February 2018 Summary: February was exceptionally warm with near average rainfall and less snow than normal. The 24-hour adjusted mean temperature for the month of 36.1 deg F was 9.7 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for February and 7.0 degrees warmer than the 1981-2010 30-year average. The month was the warmest February […]

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January 2018 Summary – Wetter and Snowier Than Average

January 2018 Summary – Wetter and Snowier Than Average

| February 7, 2018 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory January 2018 Summary: After a very cold start, January ended slightly warmer than average, and the month brought more rain and snow than normal. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 26.4 deg F was 0.7 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for January and just a fraction of a degree warmer […]

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2017 Was Warmer and Wetter Than Average

2017 Was Warmer and Wetter Than Average

| January 10, 2018 | Reply

The year 2017 ended with a 24-hour corrected mean temperature of 50.3F, which was 2.7F warmer than the 120-year mean and 1.4F above the 30-year normal, and this mean was warm enough for 2017 to tie for the ninth warmest year on record. The annual average maximum temperature of 59.1F was the 15th warmest on […]

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December 2017 Summary – Colder and Drier Than Average

December 2017 Summary – Colder and Drier Than Average

| January 5, 2018 | 3 Replies

Blue Hill Observatory December 2017 Summary: After a warm start, December ended on a very cold note, and the month was much drier than normal. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 27.2 deg F was 2.6 degrees colder than the 120-year average for December and about four degrees colder than the 1981-2010 30-year average. […]

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November 2017 Summary – Drier and Sunnier Than Average

November 2017 Summary – Drier and Sunnier Than Average

| December 4, 2017 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory November 2017 Summary: After a warm start, the November mean temperature ended near average, but the month was much drier than normal. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 41.7 deg F was 1.1 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for November and about a half degree cooler than the 1981-2010 30-year […]

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October 2017 Summary – Warmest on Record

October 2017 Summary – Warmest on Record

| November 7, 2017 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory October 2017 Summary: October was notable for being very warm, and it was drier than normal until a significant rainstorm in the final days of the month. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 59.2 deg F was 8.1 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for October and nearly eight degrees warmer […]

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