Enter the Almanac weather trivia contest. Prizes every season!
We pose a weather question. You guess an answer and see if you're correct. It is a fun way to learn about weather—and you might win a prize, too.
Spring Trivia Contest
The winner receives a copy of The 2015 Old Farmer's Almanac  print or digital edition. We'll select the winner at random from all the correct entries. Deadline: End of Spring.
Question: Why is a person who forecasts the weather called a meteorologist?
(Try to answer in a simple sentence.)
Previous Trivia Contest Question
The winner: David Kobus!
Question: What is rime ice?
The answer: Rime ice is rough white granular ice formed by supercooled water droplets of fog freezing on contact with a surface it drifts past.
Rime ice is different than hoar ice—which develops the intricate, feather, fernlike patterns often admired on windows.