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Why do we hold Valentine’s Day, the day to celebrate hot romance...

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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
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
How does The Old Farmer’s Almanac forecast the weather? We’re often asked this question so here is... 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
In 2015, winter begins on December 21, 11:48 P.M. EST. Learn more about the winter solstice. “A day... read more
Enter the Almanac weather trivia contest. We pose a weather question. You guess an answer and see... 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
Weather folklore is a favorite among Almanac readers, and no more so when it comes to the... 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
Congratulations to the 2014–2015 Almanac Winter Photo winners. This year, both the Almanac editors... read more
One of the joys of working with weather is that I also work with satellite pictures. We have all... read more
Mom! There’s a bear in the backyard! Californians are beginning to learn why their state flag has a... read more
In the fall, it seems that almost any warm day is referred to by most people as “Indian summer.”... read more
Get wedding weather forecasts!  Only The Old Farmer’s Almanac predicts long-range weather a year in... read more
Since 1793, when The Old Farmer’s Almanac began tracking heavenly events and seasonal changes, the... read more
This is the only time on record that a parade of giant Category 4 hurricanes is strolling through... read more
For the first time in 91 years, wild wolves are in California. Scientists told people to expect... read more
South Carolina reported seeing a “fire rainbow” on August 16, 2015. Then two days later, a “fire... 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
“And it rains, rains, rains, That ring of fire, that ring of fire.”  If you love country music, the... 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