Wheat in the dust, and oats in the dab. That is, sow wheat dry, and oats anyhow. [United States]
If, in the fall of the leaves in October, many of them wither on the boughs and hang there, it betokens a frosty winter and much snow.
When there are three days cold, expect three days colder.
When the cockle burs mature brown, it indicates frost. [United States]
When deer are in a gray coat in October, expect a hard winter.
For every fog in October, a snow in the winter.
If salt is sticky and gains in weight, it will rain before too late.
If Michaelmas brings many acorns, Christmas will cover the fields with snow.
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