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Moon Folklore of the Day

An erect Moon is almost always threatening and unfavorable, but principally denotes wind. If, however, she appear with blunt or shortened horns, it is rather a sign of rain.-Francis Bacon, English philosopher (1561–1626)

Last 7 Days

    If the new moon appear with the points of the crescent turned up, the month will be dry. If the points are turned down, it will be wet.

    Clear Moon, Frost soon. -Scottish proverb

    A new moon with sharp horns threatens windy weather.

    If the new moon is far north, it will be cold for two weeks ; but if it is far south, it will be warm.

    A dim or pale moon indicates rain ; a red moon indicates wind.

    If the new moon is not visible before the fourth day, the air will be unsettled for the whole month. -Francis Bacon, English philosopher (1561–1626)

    If tree branches are cut during a waxing moon the branches will grow straighter.

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