Weather Articles

Good bye Boy.  The El Niño is on its way out. It brought more rain in some areas plus lower summer food and cooling... read more
Here are tropical storm and hurricane names for 2016 for both the Atlantic Basin and Eastern North-... read more
On this page, find the annual Hurricane Forecast 2015 for the Atlantic Basin—plus, hurricane... read more
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
Are you celebrating winter with the dreaded common cold? It may be miserable, but it is showing you... 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
It’s the greatest fight on Earth. It’s not Godzilla vs. King Kong, but when volcanoes battle... read more
Weather folklore is a favorite among Almanac readers, and no more so when it comes to the... read more
Good bye Boy.  The El Niño is on its way out. It brought more rain in some areas plus lower summer... read more
We bring you the 2016 Summer Weather Forecast summary, courtesy of The 2016 Old Farmer’s Almanac.... read more
If you’re wondering what the weather be like for your wedding day, you’ve come to the right place; ... read more
Some people just complain about weather. Others attempt to understand and profit from it. And a... read more
 At 5:12 A.M. on Wednesday, April 18, 1906, an earthquake woke up residents of San Francisco and... read more
Have you enjoyed shivering your way through the latest bout of volcano weather? After a record-... read more
Below is a chart showing Canada frost dates in the spring and fall for various Canadian cities. (... read more
Find average frost dates for your last spring frost and first fall frost If your town isn’t listed... read more
Enter the Almanac weather trivia contest. We pose a weather question. You guess an answer and see... read more
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
This year, the early spring weather really is warmer than normal. Nope, you did not imagine it!... read more
Be careful what you wish for. Californians have been praying for rain and have been blasted by a... read more
Herring—they aren’t just for eating. Besides being the favorite snack for Northern Europe and... read more
The United States is blessed with a wonderful northern neighbor … except when Canada is in a... read more
In 2016, winter begins on December 21, 5:44 A.M. EDT. Learn more about the winter solstice, facts,... read more
Why do we hold Valentine’s Day, the day to celebrate hot romance, in the middle of cold snowy ... read more
Here is the list of hurricane storm names that have been retired, to date. Unfortunately, none of... read more
Where’s the snow? Find current snowfall and snowdepth information—plus, long-range winter weather... read more
The El Niño is fading away! Yay! Considering the horrible weather that it brought, that’s a good ... read more
Hurricane Alex is the first hurricane in January in 75 years. How did a hurricane occur in January... read more
What are the top five coldest cities to live in the Unites States? Here’s our list (updated in 2015... read more
Are you in a flood-susceptible area? Know your flood safety guidelines, courtesy of FEMA and the... read more
Flash floods are the single deadliest storm-related weather hazard, killing more than 140 people... read more
It’s winter! In central New Hampshire where I live, snow from the first big storm of the season is... read more
Tornadoes roar across the USA. Giant earthquakes rip Indonesia (8.7 on the Richter scale), Mexico (... read more
I sometimes wonder why I am in the climate business. According to folklore, those leaves you have... read more
It’s getting close to Halloween. Time to give a pumpkin to—to a polar bear. Isn’t it obvious?... read more
This contest is now closed, but we hope you enjoy these wonderful SUN photos—and we thank our... read more
At the same time that South Carolina was awash with flooding because of a passing hurricane,... read more