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Weather Folklore of the Day

Narrow, horizontal red clouds after sunset in the west indicate rain before thirty-six hours.

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    The calling of cicadas foretells dry weather and that frost will come in six weeks.

    If it rains on St. Anne's Day, it will rain for a month and a week.

    If the new moon is not visible before the fourth day, the air will be unsettled for the whole month. -Francis Bacon, English philosopher (1561–1626)

    To prevent bad luck, do not step on a cloud reflected in a puddle.

    Easterly winds on May 19 to 21 indicate a dry summer.

    Rain is likely to commence on the turn of the tide.

    The three days of the change of the moon from the wax to the wane we get no rain.


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