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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 18 of 2022

60 days until spring begins

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Upcoming Holidays

Burns Night

Month of February

Chinese New Year

Question of the Day

I’ve got a small scratch in a maple end table from the 1950s. The table isn’t worth much, but I love it. Can the scratch be covered somehow?
Some scratches can be concealed with a paste of instant coffee and water, although this is not recommended for fine antiques. Put some instant coffee in a small bowl, then sprinkle just enough water on the coffee to make a thick paste. Rub the mixture into the scratch.

Word of the Day

Keelhaul
To haul under the keel of a ship, by ropes attached to the yardarms on each side. It was formerly practiced as a punishment in the Dutch and English navies.

Puzzle of the Day

Why is there a difference of only two letters of the alphabet between an accepted and a rejected love?
One kisses his miss, and the other misses his kiss.

Next Full Moon

Watch for January's Full Wolf Moon!

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!