After a warm and relatively dry winter and early spring, April brought snow!
A huge April Nor’easter slammed the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states. Some areas got over a foot of snow!read more
Welcome to the Almanac's blog on weather. If you love to watch the sky, bookmark this page! Evelyn Browing Garriss shares insight about our climate and how it affects our lives. Matthew Cappucci will cover weather events and severe weather that will keep you guessing! From storms to rainbows, from weather history to forecasts, we never tire of chatting about our favorite topic--weather!
Tornadoes roar across the USA. Giant earthquakes rip Indonesia (8.7 on the Richter scale), Mexico (7.0), Gulf of California (7.0) and the Oregon coast region (5.5).Nations brace for giant tsunami waves to crash across the oceans. (Fortunately the waves didn’t come.) The Earth has been in constant movement this month.read more
March 20 (sniffle) was the first official day of spring. It was the day of the spring equinox. (Sniffle!) It is the day that when the sun crosses the celestial equator and night and day are equal in length. It is also the beginning of spring allergy season (Achoo!).read more
If you are basking in unusually warm weather this February 14, you may be enjoying an old-fashioned Valentine’s Day. According to some experts, during the Middle Ages, spring began in mid-February!read more
Despite a cool La Niña shaping global weather, here in North America the weather has been amazingly warm. Winter weather sulked in the West and refused to move east. Indeed, the weather got so strange that on Christmas there was more snow in El Paso, Texas, on the Mexican border, than in Toronto, Canada!
It has been very weird weather for a La Niña.read more