Weather Conditions Articles

We’ve all gazed at the clouds, and seen different shapes such as animals or faces, right? Here’s a... read more
Get the 2016 winter weather forecasts for U.S. and Canada—all from the original Old Farmer’s... read more
♪On the twelfth day of Christmas, My true love gave to me: Twelve shiny rainbows … . ♫ Just in... read more
It’s December—time for the longest night of the year. With so little warming sunlight, it will be... read more
November opened with cool temperatures and good snow in the West. That whoop you are hearing is... read more
Where’s the snow? Find current snowfall and snowdepth information—plus, long-range winter weather... read more
What are the top five coldest cities to live in the Unites States? Here’s our list (updated in 2015... read more
In 2015, winter begins on December 21, 11:48 P.M. EST. Learn more about the winter solstice. “A day... read more
It’s winter! In central New Hampshire where I live, snow from the first big storm of the season is... read more
Weather folklore is a favorite among Almanac readers, and no more so when it comes to the... read more
Last week I blogged about the Southwestern Monsoon. It started early and was running strong. The... read more
July is the time of desert miracles. From Southern California to Western Texas, the wet season... read more
When you think of Red, White and Blue you normally think of the flag and the Fourth of July. If you... read more
I’ve recently blogged about “blood rain” and have blogged about raining “cats and dogs”. Now it’s... read more
If you've ever been close to a lightning strike, you know just how powerful a stroke of lightning ... read more
In the West the California rainy season just ended. It was dry with several grim records for ... read more
We bring you the 2015 Summer Weather Forecast summary, courtesy of The 2015 Old Farmer’s Almanac.... read more
It’s the ultimate irony. I love to write about weather but today it is hard because I’m under the ... read more
Remember last winter? (Shiver!) Ninety-two percent of the Great Lakes were covered with ice, the... read more
Ever heard of the Pineapple Express? California collects weather patterns with odd names. Does it... read more
For the past four months, we’ve shown you photos of clouds that might remind you of a certain... read more
It’s amazing how invisible water vapor can condense into tiny water droplets or ice particles,... read more
Do you hear the swish of the Sword of Damocles overhead? Last winter I wrote about that ancient... read more
Chicago, the windy—errr, snowy—city, was hit by snow during the first week of October. That’s the... read more
Clouds are always changing shape. Occasionally, they’ll morph into a familiar form, such as an... read more
If you like to look for familiar shapes in clouds, you’ve come to the right spot. Every few weeks,... read more
It’s the middle of summer. Are you hot yet?  NOAA has released a map showing when you can normally... read more
It’s a bird; it’s a plane—no—it’s a polar vortex! AAAAAGH!   The jet stream wiggled far to the... read more
Mother’s Day is supposed to the perfect time for flowers and family outings! Except this year, moms... read more
♫ “The cold never bothered me anyway.” ♫ If you live near the Great Lakes, “Frozen” is not just... read more
Imagine walking out on a cold winter morning and finding the landscape covered with icy snowballs,... read more
Once again, South Dakota has had record-breaking snowfall, although, fortunately not the four to... read more
It snowed in the Rockies last month—two weeks early. Yes, I know the folklore: “The chill is here,... read more
Do you want to hear some good news? The Arctic Ice has returned! If you were worrying about polar... read more
Never write a weather blog about your cat if you have a dog. It will pout. It’s never pretty. To... read more
They’re back! Noctilucent clouds, the rarest, newest and most mysterious of clouds have begun.... read more
Hello, my name is Evelyn. I am a weather addict. Maybe some of you readers are sane, sober people... read more
It’s official – the Earth has schizophrenia! The North Pole’s Arctic ice pack reached record lows.... read more
The Bermuda High—it is as mysterious as the Bermuda Triangle. In summer, it can steer tropical heat... read more
Some things only happen in summer. One of these is an eerie electric blue cloud, made from meteor... read more