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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME DAY FOUR OF HEAT WAVE ON TOP OF GREAT BLUE HILL…. Today was another abnormally hot day on top of Great Blue, making day four of our heat wave. […]

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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME ANOTHER HAZY, HOT, AND HUMID DAY WITH A PASSING THUNDERSTORM…. Hot and humid weather continues on what is day 3 of 90+ temperatures, and thus officially a heat wave. […]

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Observatory and Gift Shop Reopen

Observatory and Gift Shop Reopen

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The Blue Hill Observatory and Gift Shop are now open to the public with restrictions from Friday through Monday 10 A.M. – 4 P.M. and every day by appointment from 8:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. Please note, social distancing restrictions are being followed and face masks are required inside the Observatory. Group sizes are limited […]

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Monday, August 10, 2020

Monday, August 10, 2020

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA MONDAY, AUGUST 10, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME HAZY, HOT, AND HUMID WITH A MIX OF SUN AND CLOUDS…. Hot and humid weather continues on what is day 2 of a likely heat wave early this week. […]

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July 2020 Summary – Ninth Warmest on Record

July 2020 Summary – Ninth Warmest on Record

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Blue Hill Observatory July 2020 Summary: July was unusually warm and generally dry with near average sunshine. 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 it was 2.8 degrees warmer than the 1981-2010 30-year average. The month tied for the […]

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Sunday, August 9, 2020

Sunday, August 9, 2020

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA SUNDAY, AUGUST 9, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME PARTLY CLOUDY WITH LIMITED VISIBILITY AND WIND PICKING UP AROUND NOONTIME…. Today was hazy, with the majority of the sky cover being clouds. Visibility was limited to 35 miles […]

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Saturday, August 8, 2020

Saturday, August 8, 2020

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME A DRY DAY WITH VERY FEW CLOUDS IN THE AFTERNOON…. Today was fair, with the humidity dipping down to 35% by the 1 P.M. observation. We started off mostly […]

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Friday, August 7, 2020

Friday, August 7, 2020

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME A FAIRLY QUIET DAY – MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND A FEW SPRINKLES ATOP GREAT BLUE HILL… Not a whole lot to write home about today as we close out […]

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Thursday, August 6, 2020

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE AFTERNOON HOURS, WARM YET DRY…. The summit of Blue Hill experienced a nice summer day, with good visibility and dew points in the mid to […]

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME A HOT, YET DRY DAY WITH INCREASING CLOUDS…. Yesterday, the wind continued to ramp up, especially mid to late afternoon. A peak gust of 67 mph was measured at […]

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME TROPICAL STORM ISAIAS BRINGS HIGH WINDS AND A LITTLE RAIN… Before we dive into the events of today, just want to confirm that we established a new record high […]

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Monday, August 3, 2020

Monday, August 3, 2020

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME HOT AND BREEZY WITH A BIT LOWER HUMIDITY… We’ve observed an abundance of sunshine today with a busy southwest wind that has gradually veered around to the west. Gusts […]

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Sunday, August 2, 2020

Sunday, August 2, 2020

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA SUNDAY, AUGUST 2, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME WINDIER WITH GOOD VISIBILITY FOLLOWING THE MORNING HOURS…. Today we observed mostly cloudy skies, with a decent visibility of 70 miles on average. Wind increased as the day went […]

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

Saturday, August 1, 2020

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA SATURDAY, AUGUST 1, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME DECENT VISIBILITY WITH FAIR WEATHER AND LIGHT WINDS ATOP GREAT BLUE HILL…. Today we observed partly cloudy skies, with a decent visibility of 70 miles seen at 1 P.M. […]

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Friday, July 31, 2020

Friday, July 31, 2020

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA FRIDAY, JULY 31, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME COOLER, SUNNIER CONDITIONS RETURN TO GREAT BLUE HILL… After a week featuring several 90+ degree heat and muggy conditions, we have returned to more normal temperatures atop the hill. […]

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