Predicting the Weather Articles

How does The Old Farmer’s Almanac forecast the weather? We’re often asked this question so here is... read more
Here at The Old Farmer’s Almanac, we have often explained the forecasting methodology that we use... read more
Predict the weather with our collection of weather proverbs and prognostics about rain and clouds... read more
Next time you see an ant or a spider, check out what it’s doing—it could let you know something... read more
Did you know that bird behavior can help us predict the weather?  Closely observe nature and your... read more
Observe animals and you'll see that they, too, have their own ways of predicting weather. Here are... read more
According to folklore, you can predict the weather with a persimmon seed. Here’s how to do it: Cut... read more
Here's a peculiar prediction: Legend says that a July forecast of “rain, hail, and snow” mistakenly... read more
Back around the turn of the last century, in the days before the National Weather Service, the so-... read more
Ready for do-it-yourself weather predicting? Long before meteorologists had sophisticated... read more
Have you ever heard of a pig spleen being able to predict the weather? You can call it folklore—but... read more
The woolly bear caterpillar—with its 13 distinct segments of black and reddish-brown—has the... read more
Weather forecasts are literally at our fingertips each day, and it is understood that weather is a... read more