The National Park Service (NPS) and United States Geological Survey (USGS) measure air temperature, precipitation, wind speed, and wind direction from a weather station located within the historic site. Data is recorded from the station every fifteen minutes and is downloaded by USGS to the Internet. To see real-time weather data from Saugus Iron Works, click on the Related Information link below.
Did You Know?
Barn swallows love nesting in our large, wooden buildings. Throughout the summer you can catch a glimpse of the adults bringing meals back to their newly hatched young. During the winter they will fly to Central or South America, returning with the warm weather the next summer.