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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Thursday, January 23, 2020

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME INCREASING CLOUDS AND A SOUTHWESTERLY BREEZE WITH A TEMPERATURE INCREASE…. Almost clear skies this morning were overcast by the 1 P.M. observation. Visibility was […]

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME A BLUEBIRD DAY WITH LIGHT WESTERLY WINDS…. Today the observatory saw abundant sunshine with slightly limited visibility in the morning hours due to haze. […]

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME ANOTHER SUNNY, BUT COLD DAY ATOP GREAT BLUE HILL…. Despite the abundance of sunshine today, the air mass over the region continues to be […]

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2019 Was Warmer and Wetter Than Average

2019 Was Warmer and Wetter Than Average

| January 20, 2020 | Reply

The year 2019 ended with a 24-hour corrected mean temperature of 49.2F, which was 1.6F warmer than the 120-year (1891-2010) long-term mean and 0.3F above the 30-year (1981-2010) normal. The annual average maximum temperature of 58.0F was 1.1F warmer than the long-term mean, while the annual average minimum temperature of 41.0F was 1.2F warmer than […]

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Monday, January 20, 2020

Monday, January 20, 2020

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME PLENTY OF SUNSHINE TODAY, BUT VERY COLD AND DRY…. Despite the abundance of sunshine today, the air mass over the region is of Arctic […]

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Sunday, January 19, 2020

Sunday, January 19, 2020

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME A FAIR WEATHER DAY FOLLOWING LAST NIGHT’S MUCH-NEEDED SNOWFALL…. Last night’s snow measured to 3 inches, which amounted to 0.37 inches melted down. Weather […]

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Saturday, January 18, 2020

Saturday, January 18, 2020

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME COLD, BUT LESS WINDY WITH OVERCAST SKIES…. Today we observed cloudy skies with lower than normal temperatures. The ski slopes have started to make […]

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Friday, January 17, 2020

Friday, January 17, 2020

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME COLD TEMPERATURES AND BLUEBIRD SKIES RETURN TO GREAT BLUE HILL…. Today we experienced continued northwesterly winds gusting upwards of 46 MPH – yesterday peaked […]

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Thursday, January 16, 2020

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME STRONG NORTHWESTERLY WINDS WITH MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES ATOP GREAT BLUE HILL…. Today we experienced thick fog, significant wind, and mostly cloudy skies. The morning […]

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME SUNSHINE AND MILD TEMPERATURES RETURN TODAY…. After a lot of clouds and fog around early this morning, drier air worked it’s way into the […]

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME CLOUDY AND COOL THE THEME TODAY, OVERALL QUIET WEATHER…. Not much to talk about today, another day of light wind and cloudy skies. A […]

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Monday, January 13, 2020

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME BACK TO REALITY AFTER RECORD WARMTH OVER THE WEEKEND…. Yesterday brought the second day in a row of record high temperatures. The high yesterday […]

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December 2019 Summary – Warmer and Wetter Than Average

December 2019 Summary – Warmer and Wetter Than Average

| January 12, 2020 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory December 2019 Summary: After a very cold start, December was generally mild with much more precipitation and more snowfall than average. The 24-hour adjusted mean temperature for the month of 32.3 deg F was 2.5 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for December and 0.7 degrees warmer than the 1981-2010 30-year average. […]

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Sunday, January 12, 2020

Sunday, January 12, 2020

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY SUNDAY, JANUARY 12, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME WARM AND WINDY WITH EXCELLENT VISIBILITY IN THE AFTERNOON…. The main story here today is, again, the wind and temperatures. A strong southwest wind […]

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Saturday, January 11, 2020

Saturday, January 11, 2020

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY SATURDAY, JANUARY 11, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME RECORD BREAKING WARMTH ATOP GREAT BLUE HILL… The main story here today is the wind and temperatures. A busy southwest wind is advecting unseasonably […]

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