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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 26 of 2022

52 days until spring begins

Question of the Day

My Christmas tablecloth left its flannel backing on my nice oak table. How can I remove it?
Apply mayonnaise liberally to the area. Let it soak in for one hour, then wipe it off with paper towels or a soft cloth. The theory here is that greasy stuff can counteract sticky stuff.

Upcoming Holidays

Month of February

Chinese New Year

Candlemas/Groundhog Day

Word of the Day

An instrument used for measuring the water vapor content of the air.

Puzzle of the Day

State nicknames: What state is the Keystone State? Beehive State? Wolverine State? Nutmeg State? Sooner State?
Keystone: Pennsylvania; Beehive: Utah, Wolverine: Michigan: Nutmeg: Connecticut; Sooner: Oklahoma.

Next Full Moon

A Guide to Traditional Full Moon Names and Their Meanings

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!