What's up in September, fall forecast, birthstone and birth flowers

Daily Newsletter for Sunday, September 1, 2019


There are flowers enough in the summertime,
More flowers than I can remember—
But none with the purple, gold, and red
That dye the flowers of September!
–Mary Howitt (1799–1888)


Sunday, September 1, 2019
244th day of the year

Gloria Estefan (musician) was born on this day in 1957.
Martin Kamen (co-discovered the radioactive isotope carbo-14) died on this day in 2002.

The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
September Happenings

The Month of September 2019: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
What happens in the month of September? It’s a little for everyone: the last days of summer and the first days of fall. See September holidays, advice, recipes, fun facts, and trivia below.


How To: Get Rid Of Deep Fat From Your Belly

Millions of Americans suffer from deep fat. Researchers have now found out why it seems to never go away.  It turns out there is a master switch that controls when the cells turn into energy and when they turn into fat. Learn how to flip that switch.
Birthstone for September

September Birthstone: Color and Meaning
The September birthstone, the sapphire, was once thought to guard against evil and poisoning. It was believed that a venomous snake would die if placed in a vessel made of sapphire.
Bright and Sturdy Umbrellas

These stylish umbrellas come in several nature-inspired designs.
Flowers for September

September Birth Flowers
In the late summer, as the air cools, there are still many beautiful flowers to enjoy and give. Learn about the two September birth flowers.
Teal Dragonfly Purse Mirror

Dragonfly on the front, mirror on the back. Made of fine pewter in Vermont.  
2019 Fall Forecast

2019 Fall Weather Forecast
Our 2019 Fall Forecast is updated to cover both the first half of autumn as well as the second half, compliments of the just-released Old Farmer’s Almanac. We predict it will cool down for much of North America but not for everyone. Take a peek at the fall forecast.
Chala Cell Phone Cross Body Purses

Fun and functional! Perfect size for carrying most cell phones, cash, ID, and a few credit cards. Very nicely made and features adjustable straps.
How to Convert Temperature

Temperature Conversion: Celsius to Fahrenheit
Looking to change Fahrenheit to Celsius or Celsius to Fahrenheit? Use our simple Celsius to Fahrenheit Temperature Converter, our temperature conversion charts, or calculate C to F or F to C yourself using the conversion formulas.
The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids, Volume 8

Kids love it! Adults can’t put it down! New edition! Shipping now!