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Seasonal Forecast

Almanac Winter Weather Forecast

Brrr! The 2022 Old Farmer’s Almanac comes with a winter warning: Prepare for a “Season of Shivers.”

Weather History

Today is Day 23 of 2022

55 days until spring begins

Question of the Day

What is lactose?
Lactose is a light sweetener and carbohydrate found only in milk. Any product made with milk contains lactose. Bacteria turn lactose to lactic acid, and that’s when milk turns sour. Some people cannot tolerate lactose and must avoid milk products.

Upcoming Holidays

Burns Night

Month of February

Chinese New Year

Word of the Day

Biddy
A name used in calling a hen or chicken. An Irish serving woman or girl.

Puzzle of the Day

What wig cannot a barber make?
An earwig

Next Full Moon

A Guide to Every Full Moon in the Year and the Special Meanings Behind Their Names

Sunrise and Sunset

Also, see moon rise and visible planets for your area.

Planting Calendar

Gardening for Everyone

Learn How to Grow a Vegetable Garden

Find our FREE online series of step-by-step guides! Think of it as a “Gardening 101” masterclass with your trusted Almanac gardening experts as your teachers. Learn more!