Weather Folklore of the Day

If it is raining when a child is conceived, the baby will be a girl; if fair weather, a boy.

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    People speak of the new moon lying on her back or being ill-made as a prognostic of wet weather.

    If more bees enter the hive than leave it, expect rain, even if the weather looks clear.

    When clouds go up the hill, They'll send down water to turn a mill. -Hampshire

    If on September 19 there is a storm from the south, a mild winter may be expected.

    A dappled sky, like a painted woman, soon changes its face. [France]

    A winter thunderstorm was once thought to be an omen of the death of a great man.

    A smelly drain means rain.

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