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Moon Folklore of the Day

New moon far in the south indicates dry weather for a month.

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    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 ring around the moon is a prediction of rain or snow to come.

    If the full moon rise pale, expect rain.

    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)

    When the moon is visible in the daytime, the days are relatively cool.

    To many sky watchers, the Moon is home to the gods. Plutarch, a first-century Greek essayist, considered it a way station for the coming and going of souls.

    New moon far in the south indicates dry weather for a month.

    If the moon change on a Sunday, there will be a flood before the month is out. -Worcestershire


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