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Thursday, April 15, 2021

Thursday, April 15, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0503ESUNSET:  1826E CLOUDS THICKEN THIS MORNING WITH RAIN ARRIVING EARLY THISAFTERNOON… After a brilliant sunrise this morning, clouds quicklyincreased and thickened leaving us with yet another cloudyday for this week. We’ve had […]

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0504ESUNSET:  1825E DECENT AMOUNT OF SUNSHINE, BUT ONSHORE WIND KEEPINGTEMPERATURES ON THE COOL SIDE… Not a bad day today overall with plenty of sunshine andgenerally a light, but steady wind, however the […]

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0506ESUNSET:  1824E CLOUDS FINALLY BREAK TO ALLOW SOME SUNSHINE, BUT BRISKNORTHEAST WIND KEEPING TEMPERATURES COOL… The overcast sky of this morning has finally broken toallow for some sunshine early this afternoon. Despitethe […]

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Monday, April 12, 2021

Monday, April 12, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA MONDAY, APRIL 12, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0508ESUNSET:  1823E OVERCAST, BREEZY, AND CHILLY WITH OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE…. Today marks day 2 of mainly cloudy skies with a chillynortheast to east-northeast breeze. Periods of drizzleis just adding to the rawness of […]

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Sunday, April 11, 2021

Sunday, April 11, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA SUNDAY, APRIL 11, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0510ESUNSET:  1821E FOGGY WITH INCREASING WIND ATOP GREAT BLUE HILL…. Today consisted of fog with a maximum visibility of6 miles and an average visibility of less than an1/8th mile. Wind has increased […]

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Saturday, April 10, 2021

Saturday, April 10, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA SATURDAY, APRIL 10, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0512ESUNSET:  1820E THE WARMER THAN NORMAL TREND CONTINUES…. Another red square on the calendar to start the weekend!The day consisted of mostly cloudy skies and a lightsouthwesterly wind, bringing in higher than […]

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Friday, April 9, 2021

Friday, April 9, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0513ESUNSET:  1819E A SPRING STUNNER ATOP GREAT BLUE HILL… Plentiful sunshine abounds across the region today.With skies mainly clear, we are once again experiencinganother sun-filled day. The volume of bright weather overthe […]

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Thursday, April 8, 2021

Thursday, April 8, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0516ESUNSET:  1818E MOSTLY SUNNY WITH GREAT VISIBILITY ATOPGREAT BLUE HILL…. Today had its clouds, but they never covered more than halfthe sky. Sunshine was abundant, and the visibility hungaround 75 miles for […]

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0517ESUNSET:  1817E INCREASINGLY CLOUDY AND WINDY WITH STILLGOOD VISIBILITY…. We observed a few clouds this morning, increasing to anovercast this afternoon. Wind is lighter in comparisonto yesterday, where we had a gust […]

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0518ESUNSET:  1816E CLOUDS BREAKING, LESS WIND AND A BIT MILDER TODAY…. An ocean storm continues to spin south of Nova Scotiasending a spoke of clouds across eastern Massachusetts. Asdrier air tries to […]

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Monday, April 5, 2021

Monday, April 5, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA MONDAY, APRIL 5, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0519ESUNSET:  1815E LOTS OF CLOUDS AND WINDY CONDITIONS AT BLUE HILL…. An ocean storm south of Nova Scotia has been retrograding abit sending a spoke of clouds and even a few flurries […]

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March 2021 Summary – Warmer and Drier Than Average and Sunniest on Record

March 2021 Summary – Warmer and Drier Than Average and Sunniest on Record

| April 5, 2021 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory March 2021 Summary: March was warmer, drier, less snowy, and much sunnier than average. The 24-hour adjusted mean temperature for the month of 39.2 deg F was 4.7 degrees warmer than the 1891-2020 130-year average for March, and it was 3.4 degrees warmer than the 1981-2010 30-year average. The average maximum temperature […]

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Sunday, April 4, 2021

Sunday, April 4, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA SUNDAY, APRIL 4, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0522ESUNSET:  1813E A NICE DAY FOR EASTER ATOP GREAT BLUE HILL…. We observed fair and more seasonable weather today. Visibilityis 75 miles on average with very few clouds in the sky. Theweather […]

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Observatory Open for Tours Through Late May/Early June 2021

Observatory Open for Tours Through Late May/Early June 2021

| April 3, 2021 | Reply

We are excited to announce that the major Observatory renovation project, which has been in the planning stages for several years, is underway. Extensive work will start in June that will require that we close to the public until some time in 2022. The building will get a much-needed rehab including concrete repair, historically appropriate […]

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Saturday, April 3, 2021

Saturday, April 3, 2021

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORYMILTON, MASSACHUSETTSELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA SATURDAY, APRIL 3, 2021ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIMESUNRISE: 0523ESUNSET:  1812E A FAIR WEATHER DAY WITH COOLER TEMPERATURES ANDEXCELLENT VISIBILITY…. We observed fair, yet still colder than normal weather todayat the summit. Visibility was excellent at 80 miles all day,and skies […]

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