Weather Trivia Contest

Enter the Almanac weather trivia contest. Prizes every season!

We pose a weather question. You guess an answer and see if you're correct. It is a fun way to learn about weather—and you might win a prize, too.

Spring Trivia Contest

The winner receives a copy of The 2015 Old Farmer's Almanac print or digital edition. We'll select the winner at random from all the correct entries. Deadline: End of Spring.

Question: Why is a person who forecasts the weather called a meteorologist? 
(Try to answer in a simple sentence.)

Click here to enter your guess.


Previous Trivia Contest Question

The winner: David Kobus!

Question: What is rime ice?

The answer: Rime ice is rough white granular ice formed by supercooled water droplets of fog freezing on contact with a surface it drifts past.

Rime ice is different than hoar ice—which develops the intricate, feather, fernlike patterns often admired on windows.