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Blizzards in February
Blizzards: Worst Blizzards...
With our forecast of a blizzard in many spots this February, it might be interesting to look at a few of the worst blizzards in history. Let’s stick to recent history—...
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What is a Dust Devil?
What is a dust devil? Whirling dust devils form through a different mechanism than tornadoes. Learn...
Why Windows Fog Up in...
Why do windows get condensation and fog up in the winter? Get the answer in this short weather ...
What Color is the Sun
Ever heard of a blue Sun? What causes red sunsets? Let’s chat about the colors of the Sun. Find...
Falling Leaves: Sign of...
Each month, we offer up a dose of weather history, a weather Q&A, and lore. This month’s...
How are Hurricanes...
Welcome to “Weather Wit and Wisdom” for September. Each month, we present a weather history fact, a...
Snow Poor Man's...
Each month, we share a reader’s weather question–and answer it! This month, the question is: Why is...
What is a Heat Wave
What is a heat wave? In July, we are all about heat during the scorching month of July. After you...
Summer Weather Forecast
We bring you the 2016 Summer Weather Forecast summary for the U.S. and Canada. When we released The...
Weather Lore Calendar
Enjoy this free Almanac Weather Lore Calendar on Almanac.com—a collection of proverbs related to...
The Year Without a...
This year we celebrate the 200th anniversary of The Great Cold Summer of 1816, which will long be...
Summer Heat Wave of 1936
Eighty years ago as of July 2016, a blistering heat wave hit the eastern seaboard. We may complain...
Here is our July monthly snapshot of the U.S. and Canadian Weather forecasts. Keep in mind that...
In this video, we explain how you can tell the temperature by the chirps of a cricket. Enjoy—and...
El Niño and Christmas
Each month, we offer a short video with a dose of weather history, a weather Q&A, and weather...
Dog Days of Summer
The phrase “Dog Days” conjures up the hottest, most sultry days of summer. What and when are the...
No Two Snowflakes Are...
Can two snowflakes be alike? Why are most snowflakes different? Find out! Enjoy our short Weather...
How to Boil a Continent
What does it take to boil an egg? Submerge it in hot water. What does it take to boil a continent?...
How Weather Satellites...
Weather satellites do more than track the Earth’s skies; they also observe the oceans and keep us ...
UV Index Chart: Time to...
The UV Index chart tells you how quickly you will burn your skin without protection so that you can...
Which Way Do Hurricanes...
Enjoy our monthly Weather Wit & Wisdom—short videos with a dose of weather history, a weather Q...
The Impatient Hurricane...
The Atlantic Hurricane Season has been very impatient. Even before the season officially began,...
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Floods Take Texas,...
May came and with it, once again, floods hit Texas. The Lone Star State is always grateful for good...
Here is our June monthly snapshot of the U.S. and Canadian Weather forecasts. Keep in mind that...
Hottest Decade on Record
Odds are—this will be the warmest decade ever recorded. Find out why—and get a sneak peak at this...
The Epic Battle:...
It’s the greatest fight on Earth. It’s not Godzilla vs. King Kong, but when volcanoes battle...
Winter Weather Lore
Weather folklore is a favorite among Almanac readers, and no more so when it comes to the...
Bye, Bye El Niño
Good bye Boy. The El Niño is on its way out. It brought more rain in some areas plus lower summer...
An Early Winter 2016...
Now that winter is over, it’s time to look to the year ahead to see our most likely weather over...
If you’re wondering what the weather be like for your wedding day, you’ve come to the right place; ...
Some people just complain about weather. Others attempt to understand and profit from it. And a...
Remembering the 1906...
At 5:12 A.M. on Wednesday, April 18, 1906, an earthquake woke up residents of San Francisco and...
Have you enjoyed shivering your way through the latest bout of volcano weather? After a record-...
Frost Chart for Canada
Below is a chart showing Canada frost dates in the spring and fall for various Canadian cities. (...
Frost Chart for United...
Find average frost dates for your last spring frost and first fall frost If your town isn’t listed...
Here is our April monthly snapshot of the U.S. and Canadian Weather forecasts. Whatever March does...
Here is our May monthly snapshot of the U.S. and Canadian Weather forecasts. Keep in mind that the...
The Perils of...
Here at The Old Farmer’s Almanac, we have often explained the forecasting methodology that we use...
Early Spring Weather...
This year, the early spring weather really is warmer than normal. Nope, you did not imagine it!...
Praying for a Miracle...
Be careful what you wish for. Californians have been praying for rain and have been blasted by a...
Here is our March monthly snapshot of the U.S. and Canadian Weather forecasts. When the cat in...
2015 Warmest Year on...
The data is officially in, and every credible source has reported that 2015 was the warmest year...
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