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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 24 of 2022

54 days until spring begins

Question of the Day

What exactly do B.C. and A.D. stand for, and was there a year 0?
B.C. stands for before Christ,” and A.D. stands for “anno Domini,” a Latin phrase that translates as “in the year of the Lord.” There is no year 0; the years go from 1 B.C. to A.D. 1.”

Upcoming Holidays

Burns Night

Month of February

Chinese New Year

Word of the Day

Relative humidity
The amount of moisture in the air compared to the maximum amount of moisture the air could hold at a given temperature; measured as a precentage of saturation.

Puzzle of the Day

What is it that occurs once in a minute, twice in a moment, and once in a million years?
The letter M

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

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