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June 2021 Summary – Warmest on Record

June 2021 Summary – Warmest on Record

| July 4, 2021 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory June 2021 Summary: June was the warmest on record, and it was much drier and sunnier than average. The 24-hour adjusted mean temperature for the month of 70.0 deg F was 5.7 degrees warmer than the 1891-2020 130-year average for June, and it was more than 4 degrees warmer than the 1981-2010 […]

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Renovations are in progress at Blue Hill Observatory: What you need to know

Renovations are in progress at Blue Hill Observatory: What you need to know

| June 22, 2021 | Reply

Our building is closed No public access is allowed during construction planned through 2022 Obey posted safety signage. Use caution when around construction areas and summit roadways. Extensive work began June 2021 including much-needed concrete repair, historically appropriate door and window upgrades, lighting upgrades and more. The Observatory and grounds will be closed to the […]

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Blue Hill Observatory’s last chance to secure MA state funding

Blue Hill Observatory’s last chance to secure MA state funding

| June 9, 2021 | Reply

We urgently need your help to ensure that our educational programs and the longest climate record in the United State can be continued. Right now, we have a last chance to secure MA State Funding for Blue Hill Observatory. Please take a few minutes to advocate for us and this critical financial support. FOR IMMEDIATE […]

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Blue Hill Observatory Begins Earthquake Monitoring

Blue Hill Observatory Begins Earthquake Monitoring

| February 11, 2020 | 2 Replies

Blue Hill Observatory has been watching the weather since 1885, and Boston College’s Weston Observatory has been watching the Earth quake since 1931. We are now joining forces to monitor the Earth with a recently installed seismograph at Blue Hill. In collaboration with Dr. Alan Kafka, Director of Weston Observatory, Blue Hill purchased and installed […]

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A Grand Achievement—Blue Hill Observatory’s Unbroken 135 Year Recording of the Weather—Help Us Celebrate!

A Grand Achievement—Blue Hill Observatory’s Unbroken 135 Year Recording of the Weather—Help Us Celebrate!

| February 3, 2020 | Reply

Imagine, Blue Hill Observatory’s first weather observations were made on February 1, 1885 at the top of Great Blue Hill— from that day on we have maintained an unbroken recording of the weather! Considered a remarkable resource, Blue Hill Observatory’s data is the most homogeneous climate record in North America and is a benchmark station […]

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Current Conditions (Davis Vantage Pro)

Current Conditions (Davis Vantage Pro)

| January 4, 2013 | Reply

    Current view from Blue Hill from the Instacam WebCam     The weather data provided on this page are unofficial readings from a Davis Vantage Pro automated system and may be different from the official Blue Hill Observatory measurements. They are provided for comparison and educational purposes only. Location: Latitude: 42° 12′ 44″N, […]

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