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The Old Farmer's Almanac Mobile Apps

Browse all of our companion apps from The Old Farmer's Almanac below!

Planning a wedding and hoping that it doesn’t rain?
Going on a tropical vacation and praying for sun?
Hoping for a snowy ski season?
Wondering if your winter will be colder than normal?

Be in the know! This is the first weather app that predicts long-range weather for an entire year ahead (from each November through the following October)—so that you can look into the future.
Since 1792, when George Washington was president, The Old Farmer's Almanac has forecast the general weather with a proprietary technique that on average has proven to be 80% accurate!

Please note that our long-range weather predictions cover:

  • From November 2013 through October 2014
  • Long-range forecasts for 18 multistate regions of the United States—the most coverage available for more accurate forecasting
  • Seasonal summaries; monthly temperature and precipitation versus normals, based on 30-year statistical averages; weekly summaries (e.g., "Dec 9–14 Rainy periods, warm.")

How do we do it? The Old Farmer’s Almanac, North America’s most popular periodical and oldest almanac, uses three scientific disciplines to make its forecasts: solar science (the study of the activity on the Sun), climatology (the study of prevailing weather conditions over long periods of time, and meteorology (the study of the atmosphere).

Can you crack these mental nuts? The Almanac's tantalizing “Brainteaser of the Day” app serves up not just one or two kinds of puzzles, but also forgotten types such as metagrams, conundrums, rebuses, charades, enigmas, anagrams, and riddles.

Many are old-fashioned puzzlers that kept your grandparents up at night, and they're as challenging today as they were up to 200 years ago, when they appeared in The Old Farmer's Almanac. Everyone in the family from ages 8 to 80 (or more!) will find something intriguing. Have fun-every day!

From stains on the rug to squirrels in the attic, the Almanac’s “Home Helper” dispenses daily tips for everyday household problems. Wonder what Grandma would have used to clean greasy kitchen walls? Cure a sore throat? Conquer pests in the garden?

Try these practical solutions, helpful hints, and sage secrets that you won’t often find anywhere else.

Take it from The Old Farmer’s Almanac.

Find out what happened today in weather history! From raining frogs to July snowstorms, this app highlights significant weather events from every day of the year.

As North America's oldest periodical, The Old Farmer's Almanac has been collecting factual (and often quirky) weather history. Enjoy daily weather history that's "useful with a pleasant degree of humor." Ideal for any weather enthusiast.

Weather is often the first subject that we all talk about when we meet! The Almanac’s “Weather Lore of the Day” mobile app brings you a daily smile with proverbs and sayings concerning the weather—from familiar adages (“Red sky at night, sailor’s delight”) to less familiar gems of folk wisdom.

The Old Farmer’s Almanac has long been fascinated by weather and has much to offer any reader who loves to watch the skies.

Packed with personality, The Old Farmer's Almanac "Quote of the Day" app will inspire and often amuse you with wise sayings, witty maxims, age-old proverbs, humorous quips, literary verse, and famous quotes by authors, historic leaders, celebrities, and newsmakers.

A sample quote of the day: "Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. –George Washington (1732–99)"

Since 1792, The Old Farmer's Almanac has archived "quotable" quotes that are worth sharing, so you're in for a unique, thought-provoking app that will delight you every day of the year. 

With the "Advice of the Day" App from The Old Farmer's Almanac, learn something new every day!

This app brings bite-sized advice with one or two lines a day.  It might be a simple proverb, a curious fact, or a tried-and-true tip. Over the year, you'll enjoy 365 short and sweet bits of advice.

We hope it will put a smile on your face or make you go, "Ah ha!" 

As always, The Old Farmer's Almanac strives to be “useful with a pleasant degree of humor.”

The Full Moon Finder App from The Old Farmer’s Almanac will tell you “next” full Moon dates to help plan events, fishing and hunting trips, and more.

Each day, a large Moon image will show how much of its surface is lit—along with Moon folklore for the day and the name of each full Moon (e.g., Full Snow Moon, Full Strawberry Moon).

This easy-to-use app also includes the Moon’s age and percentage of illumination as well as a monthly calendar and the ability to swipe left or right to navigate day-by-day.

Download for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch in the App store here.

Download for Android on Google Play here.

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