Frost soon. -Scottish proverb
When the moon is darkest near the horizon, expect rain.
Plant the bean when the Moon is light;
Plant potatoes when the Moon is dark.
It is unlucky to see the first sliver of a new Moon through a window.
Seeing a new moon straight ahead is considered to be very lucky.
If the new Moon stands on its points, expect precipitation to spill out.
According to folklore, rail fences cut during the waning Moon will stay straighter.
People speak of the new moon lying on her back or being ill-made as a prognostic of wet weather.
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