This is where you can learn about the latest news from the Blue Hill Observatory and where you can find links to where BHO has been mentioned in media reports and articles.

2016-2017 Winter Temperature Forecast

Editor’s Note: While Blue Hill Observatory does not issue forecasts and does not endorse this forecast, we thought our readers would enjoy hearing what a local seasonal forecaster is predicting. Judah Cohen is a scientist who specializes in seasonal forecasting at Atmospheric and Environmental Research in Lexington, MA. Using a model that considers Siberian snow… Read More »

Winter 2016-2017: Colder and Snowier? Check out D’Aleo’s Forecast

Editor’s Note: While Blue Hill Observatory does not issue forecasts and does not endorse this forecast, we thought our readers would enjoy hearing what a leading winter weather expert is predicting. Joe D’Aleo is a certified meteorologist and the first Director of Meteorology at the Weather Channel. He is currently Co-Chief Meteorologist at WeatherBell Analytics,… Read More »

Join us for New England Aquarium Day at BHO

Sunday, October 16 from 10 to 4  Blue Hill Observatory will be hosting New England Aquarium Day featuring presentations on Climate Study and Climate Impacts – Learn how the Blue Hill Meteorological Observatory  has the longest running homogeneous weather data collection in all of the USA. See charts and graphs created from that weather data… Read More »

The Multi-Year Wild Snow Story and the El Nino Winter of 2015/16

Editor’s Note: While Blue Hill Observatory does not issue forecasts and does not endorse the WeatherBell Pioneer forecasting model, we thought our readers would enjoy seeing what a leading winter weather expert said about last winter. Joe D’Aleo is a certified meteorologist and the first Director of Meteorology at the Weather Channel. He is currently… Read More »

Legislature Restores Funding for BHO. You Made this Happen

  Thanks to all of you who sent emails, letters and made calls, the legislature has reversed the Governor’s veto, restoring $100,000 for the Blue Hill Observatory and Science Center. Without your support this never could have happened. There is still a chance, if projected revenues do not increase, that this funding and funding for… Read More »

Legislature Votes to Support Funding for Blue Hill Observatory

The Massachusetts Legislature voted this week to support a $100,000 line-item for Blue Hill Observatory. The Budget is now on the Governor’s desk. Thank you to everyone who took the time to write or call the Conference Committee and their local legislators in support of this funding.