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Friday, December 13, 2013

Friday, December 13, 2013

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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, DECEMBER 13, 2013 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME COLD – SINGLE DIGIT WIND CHILL THIS MORNING With a high of 23F and a low of 14F, yesterday’s average temperature was 14 degrees […]

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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

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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, DECEMBER 10, 2013 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME YESTERDAY’S WINTRY MESS ENDED AS LIGHT DRIZZLE INTO THE EVENING; LIGHT SNOW BEGAN AT 8 A.M. TODAY WITH 0.8 INCH THROUGH 1 P.M. Yesterday’s […]

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Friday, December 6, 2013

Friday, December 6, 2013

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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, DECEMBER 6, 2013 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME WARM START, FRONT PASSES, DROPPING TEMPERATURES THROUGH THE DAY; OVERCAST WITH OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE AND LIGHT RAIN The temperature steadily increased throughout the day yesterday […]

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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

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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, DECEMBER 3, 2013 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME THE SUN FINALLY MAKES AN APPEARANCE! WRAPPING UP METEOROLOGICAL FALL AND NOVEMBER 2013 The sun has not made an appearance since Saturday (Nov 30) […]

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Friday, November 29, 2013

Friday, November 29, 2013

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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, NOVEMBER 29, 2013 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME CHILLY, DRY, AND CALM The day started out with a low of 21F, which is several degrees below the 30-year average for the date. […]

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Thursday, November 28, 2013

Thursday, November 28, 2013

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BLUE HILL METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS ELEVATION 635 FEET, 10 MILES SSW OF BOSTON, MA DAILY DISCUSSION AND CLIMATE SUMMARY THANKSGIVING DAY, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2013 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME STORM TOTAL RAINFALL REACHES 2.36 INCHES; ~30 DEGREES COLDER TODAY AND MUCH DRIER WITH BRISK WINDS Rain fell nearly continuously from Tuesday […]

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

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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, NOVEMBER 26, 2013 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME TEMPERATURES MODERATING ON SW WINDS; OVERCAST SKY TODAY WITH A COUPLE OF EARLY MORNING FLURRIES Although still slightly below normal, temperatures have finally moderated […]

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Friday, November 22, 2013

Friday, November 22, 2013

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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, NOVEMBER 22, 2013 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME 0.22 INCH OF VERY BENEFICIAL RAINFALL TODAY; DENSE FOG BEGAN SHROUDING SUMMIT LATE THIS MORNING; TEMPERATURES FAIRLY STEADY IN 40S WITH S-SW WIND Light […]

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

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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, NOVEMBER 19, 2013 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME MUCH COOLER AND DRIER, CONTINUED WINDY Temperatures are about 20 degrees cooler than yesterday! Yesterday saw a high temperature in the mid 60s with […]

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Friday, November 15, 2013

Friday, November 15, 2013

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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, NOVEMBER 15, 2013 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME STRONG TEMPERATURE INVERSION THIS MORNING; TEMPERATURES MODERATING NICELY WITH VERY DRY AIR MASS A strong temperature inversion was quite apparent by taking a look […]

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

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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, NOVEMBER 12, 2013 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME FIRST MEASURABLE SNOW OF THE SEASON; TEMPERATURE DROPPED QUICKLY THIS MORNING Light rain began falling early this morning, amounting to only approximately 0.07 inch. […]

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From rain to snow in a snap – Tuesday, November 12, 2013

From rain to snow in a snap – Tuesday, November 12, 2013

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Rain mixed with a few slushy rain drops transitioned very quickly to all snow, as evidenced in the picture. The view is to the W from the summit tower at about 7:21 a.m. A wall of white slowly progressed southward, eventually enveloping the summit. The first measurable snowfall of the season occurred, with 0.2 inch […]

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Rain shower over Boston, Friday, November 8, 2013

Rain shower over Boston, Friday, November 8, 2013

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A prime example of the small, isolated rain showers that developed this afternoon, November 8, 2013. Veils of precipitation and virga can be seen extending from the clouds. If you look very close, there is a very small partial rainbow towards the left hand side of the picture.

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Friday, November 8, 2013

Friday, November 8, 2013

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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, NOVEMBER 8, 2013 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME YESTERDAY’S VERY BENEFICIAL RAINFALL REACHES TOTAL OF 0.31 INCH; MUCH COOLER TODAY, CONTINUED BREEZY; PLENTY OF CLOUDS DEVELOP BY LATE MORNING WITH A BRIEF […]

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

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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, NOVEMBER 6, 2013 ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME TEMPERATURES RISING THROUGH THE 50’S IN WARMING TREND SUNSHINE THROUGH VARIABLE MIDDLE AND HIGH CLOUDS Last night’s low temperature of 39 degrees occurred just […]

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