When you look at the parades and parties of Mardi Gras, it’s hard to believe that it started with long hard winters and acts of charity.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!