If you're one of the many who endured a tough winter this year, consider yourself lucky. In Russia it has been raining—rocks!read more
Welcome to the Almanac's blog on weather. Evelyn Browning-Garriss and James Garriss are historical climatologists who help us understand how weather affects our lives--from extreme weather events to the price of our grocery bills. They share the "lighter" side of weather, too, from rainbows to raining critters. If you love to watch the sky, bookmark this page!
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Most people noticed how hot July was back in 2012, but most people don’t realize how close we came to being really fried. A huge solar storm that could have blasted our electrical grid to ruins barely missed the Earth. Whew!read more