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Join Us for a Virtual Southern New England Weather Mini-Conference on November 14th

Join Us for a Virtual Southern New England Weather Mini-Conference on November 14th

| October 19, 2020 | Reply

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 20th Southern New England Weather Conference has been postponed until next year, tentatively to be held on Saturday, October 23rd, 2021. However, there will be a virtual mini-conference from 9 AM to 11 AM on Saturday, November 14th, 2020. Registration is required, but it is free. The three […]

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Monday, October 19, 2020

Monday, October 19, 2020

| October 19, 2020 | Reply

BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME A NICE FALL DAY WITH LIMITED VISIBILITY ATOP GREAT BLUE HILL…. Today we observed a limited visibility due to some patchy ground fog, then a smoke layer later on […]

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Sunday, October 18, 2020

Sunday, October 18, 2020

| October 18, 2020 | Reply

BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME A COOLER DAY WITH MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND GREAT VISIBILITY…. Today we observed mostly cloudy skies covered by a translucent layer of cirrostratus clouds, which left an uninterrupted burn […]

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Saturday, October 17, 2020

Saturday, October 17, 2020

| October 18, 2020 | Reply

BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME OCTOBER PROVIDES A RELIEF FROM THE OVERWHELMING RAINFALL DEFICIT…. During and after the frontal passage yesterday, a whole 2.21 inches of rain fell from yesterday to this morning. A […]

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Friday, October 16, 2020

Friday, October 16, 2020

| October 16, 2020 | Reply

BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME A DETERIORATING DAY ATOP GREAT BLUE HILL…. What began with overcast skies and a visibility of 20 miles slowly progressed to thick fog and a visibility of 2 miles […]

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Thursday, October 15, 2020

| October 15, 2020 | Reply

BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME A BLUSTERY, FALL-LIKE DAY ATOP GREAT BLUE HILL…. Today we’ve had partly cloudy skies, with a visibility of 1/8 miles at the 7 A.M. observation due to fog. This […]

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

| October 14, 2020 | Reply

BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME A CRYSTAL CLEAR DAY FOLLOWING SOME MUCH-NEEDED RAINFALL…. Yesterday was the first time in a while that we’ve had a good rain storm! The total for the whole event […]

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

| October 13, 2020 | Reply

BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME FINALLY, A SOAKING RAINFALL ACROSS THE AREA!… We’ve longed to say it, and we finally can, today has been a wet day! Rain started shortly after 2:30 A.M. this […]

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Monday, October 12, 2020

Monday, October 12, 2020

| October 12, 2020 | Reply

BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME CLOUDY AND CHILLY WITH A TOUCH OF RAIN IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON… After a rather pleasant weekend, today we’ve been under cloudy skies with a brisk and chilly east […]

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Sunday, October 11, 2020

Sunday, October 11, 2020

| October 12, 2020 | Reply

BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME COOLER, BUT PLEASANT DAY WITH INCREASING CLOUDINESS… Plenty of sunshine greeted us through the first half of the day, however this afternoon an increasing amount of high clouds has […]

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Saturday, October 10, 2020

Saturday, October 10, 2020

| October 12, 2020 | Reply

BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME A WARM AND WINDY, BUT DRY DAY AT BLUE HILL… Plenty of sunshine has been observed today with only some broken high clouds around this morning. Also have been […]

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Friday, October 9, 2020

Friday, October 9, 2020

| October 9, 2020 | Reply

BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME A DAZZLING FALL DAY ATOP GREAT BLUE HILL… Clear skies, light winds, and temperatures in the upper-30s were found here upon our arrival. The low bottomed out at 37 […]

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September 2020 Summary – Warmer and Drier Than Average

September 2020 Summary – Warmer and Drier Than Average

| October 9, 2020 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory September 2020 Summary: September was warm and generally dry with above average sunshine. The 24-hour adjusted mean temperature for the month of 63.6 deg F was 2.4 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for September, and it was 1.5 degrees warmer than the 1981-2010 30-year average. The average maximum temperature of 73.2 […]

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Thursday, October 8, 2020

Thursday, October 8, 2020

| October 8, 2020 | Reply

BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME WINDY WITH CLEAR SKIES AND EXCELLENT VISIBILITY…. Today has been mostly clear, with a couple cumulus clouds in the distance. Visibility is excellent at 85 miles. Wind is north […]

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Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

| October 8, 2020 | Reply

BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2020 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME AN EXCITING AFTERNOON ATOP GREAT BLUE HILL…. Today started with partly cloudy skies and a limited visibility of only 30 miles due to haze. Pressure dropped very rapidly, decreasing […]

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