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Wind gusts reached 61 mph Saturday at the top of the Blue Hill Observatory and Science Centre in Milton.
It was the third highest wind speed since Jan. 1, 2011.

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The hottest days Milton has ever seen were in 1949 and 1975 at 101 degrees. The coldest was 21 degrees below zero and the peak wind gust was 186 mph, during the 1938 hurricane. More recently, Milton's warmest spring, from January until June, was 2010 at an average of 46.3 degrees.
These monumental weather occurrences along with every day in between for the last 125 years have been recorded at the Blue Hill Observatory, the country's oldest, continuously operated weather observatory.

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Blue Hill Observatory observes it 125th birthday

Fireworks lit the night sky Saturday as Blue Hill Observatory, the country's oldest weather and climate station, celebrated its 125th anniversary.
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Efforts to build a sparkling new science centre on the grounds of the nearly 125-year-old Blue Hill Weather Observatory are ready to take flight, provided the state gives the project the go-ahead.
The Blue Hill Weather Observatory and Science Centre, the non-profit organisation that operates the state-owned facility in Milton and Canton, recently completed a preliminary design of the nearly 20,000-square-foot building, which would be located on a gentle slope just southeast of the observatory, facing Houghton's Pond.

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Latitude: 4212'43.45"N, Longitude: 71 6'50.84"W


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