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
At The Old Farmer's Almanac, readers often ask us about tornadoes. Here are the most common... read more
The UV Index chart tells you how quickly you will burn your skin without protection so that you can... read more
Have you ever heard of a pig spleen being able to predict the weather? You can call it folklore—but... read more
Think blizzard and heavy snowfall comes to mind. Officially, however, the deadly winter storm is... read more
The tornado is one of the most powerful, yet elusive, forces on Earth,” says John Hart, a senior... read more
Did you know that you can tell the temperature by counting the chirps of a cricket? It's true! Here... read more
The woolly bear caterpillar—with its 13 distinct segments of black and reddish-brown—has the... read more
There are many weather blunders—some are world-class! Here are three examples of how computers... read more
Until the telegraph was invented in 1844, news of approaching hurricanes arrived just ahead of... read more
Droughts can have long-standing effects on populations and economies. Here are questions and... read more
Weather forecasts are literally at our fingertips each day, and it is understood that weather is a... read more
Here are some ways to judge the weather, grounded on 50 years' experience and observations by an... read more
Alaska's “Good Friday” Earthquake At 10:36 p.m., March 27, 1964 one hour and ten minutes after... read more