Frost soon. -Scottish proverb
Five changes of the moon in one calendar month indicate cooler weather.
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)
A new moon on Saturday or Sunday is bad luck and predicts rain.
A dim or pale moon indicates rain ; a red moon indicates wind.
From the new to full Moon phases, a span known as the light of the Moon, is considered good for planting above-ground crops, putting down sod, grafting trees, and transplanting.
A dry moon is far north and soon seen.
Marrying during a waning moon is unlucky.
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