Skip to main content
Google Tag Manager
Old Farmer's Almanac
Old Farmer's Store Login
GET A COPY!
Forecasts & Tools
Long Range Forecast
How We Predict
Tools & Charts
Moon Phases Calendar
Next Full Moon
Sunrise & Sunset
This Week's Sky
Equinox & Solstice
Garden Tasks by Month
Weekly Garden Talk
Plant Growing Guides
Pests & Diseases
Moon Phases Calendar
Best Days Calendar
All About Holidays
Start of Seasons
Free newsletters to your inbox
Sign Up Here
Browse All Recipes
Canning and Pickling
Grilling & Roasting
Home & Health
Home & Health Articles
Health and Home
Pets & Animals
Best days to...
Question of the Day
Advice of the Day
Word of the Day
Your Account / Login
Weather Forecasts Articles
Weather Sayings and Their Meanings
Ready for do-it-yourself weather predicting? Long before meteorologists had sophisticated...
Thanksgiving Weather Forecast: Thankful for Milder Weather
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and that means it’s time for us to talk turkey about the...
A Look At Last Summer's Forecast by The Old Farmer's Almanac
In every annual Old Farmer’s Almanac edition, we show you how accurate our forecast was for the...
Halloween Weather Forecast: Wicked Weather to Haunt The Holiday
This Halloween, along with costumes and candy, don’t forget your coat or rain jacket! See what the...
How Accurate Was The Old Farmer's Almanac's Weather Forecast?
How accurate was The Old Farmer’s Almanac weather forecast this past year? Here’s a recap of the...
How We Predict the Weather
Every year, folks ask us … what’s our secret to predicting the long-range weather? The Old Farmer’s...
Can Animals Predict the Weather? Animal Proverbs
Observe animals and you’ll see that they, too, have their own ways of predicting weather. Here are...
2018 Fall Foliage Forecast: Vivid Northeast But Mixed Bag Elsewhere
Our 2018 Fall Foliage Forecast is out—and we’ll be frank: It’s a mixed bag! While vivid leaf color...
2018 Fall Weather Forecast: Snow Before Halloween?
This summer is now tied with the summer of 1934 as the fourth hottest on record in the United...
Predicting Weather Using a Persimmon Seed
According to weather folklore, you can predict winter weather with a persimmon seed. Here’s how to...
2018–2019 Winter Weather Forecast
Sunshine or snow? Be in the know! Read the official 2019 Winter Weather Forecast from North America...
Breaking News Weather Report from The Old Farmer's Almanac
Winter is coming! And as sure as the Sun rises and sets, The Old Farmer’s Almanac is back with the...
Less Severe Winter Weather Expected in 2018–2019
For those who dread extreme wintry weather, we have some good news! For the 2018–2019 winter, The...
Woolly Bear Caterpillars and Weather Prediction
The woolly bear caterpillar—also called woolly worm and fuzzy worm—has the reputation of being able...
The Legend of the Black Box and The Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Forecasts
The secret to our weather forecasts has been speculated on for some time. Is weather folklore the...
El Niño and La Niña
El Niño and La Niña are two faces of a large weather phenomenon. Here are a few frequently asked...
How Insects Predict Weather
Next time you see an ant or a spider, check out what it’s doing! It could let you know something...
2018 Summer Weather Forecast
Believe it or not, summer is just around the corner! What kind of weather can we expect this year?...
2018 Easter Weekend Weather Forecast
Easter weekend is fast approaching! Are you prepared? Read our Easter weekend weather forecast to...
2018 Spring Weather Forecast
Winter is nearly over, which means that spring is just around the corner! What kind of weather can...
Why a Warming World Could Turn Cold
A few months ago, I discussed the challenges that forced me to modify the methodology that I use in...
White Christmas Forecast 2017
Will you have a white Christmas? See the Almanac’s White Christmas Forecast for 2017! We’ll list...
How Will La Niña Affect Winter Weather?
According to early reporting, it looks like we’re in for another La Niña! What does that mean? How...
Forecasting Weather With a Goose Bone
Can you really predict weather with a goose bone? Back around the turn of the last century, in the...
Thanksgiving Weather Forecast
What kind of weather’s in store for the big Thanksgiving weekend? Check the Almanac’s long range...
2017–2018 Winter Weather Forecast
Will this winter be wicked or wonderful? Read the Old Farmer’s Almanac’s 2017–2018 Winter Weather...
Winter Outlook 2017–2018: Colder Than Last Year
Overall, the long range winter forecast for 2017–2018 shows generally colder temperatures than last...
Extremely Active 2017 Hurricane Season Predicted
The 2017 hurricane season is expected to be very active. Here’s how to prepare for hurricane...
Weather Proverbs and Prognostics: Rain and Clouds
Predict the weather with our collection of weather proverbs and folklore about rain and clouds....
Eclipse 2017 Weather Forecasts
As the total solar eclipse of 2017 inches nearer and nearer, our attention turns to what will make...
2017 Summer Forecast From The Old Farmer's Almanac
What’s the summer weather outlook? Here’s your 2017 U.S. summer forecast from The 2017 Old Farmer’s...
Summer 2017 Weather Predictions
With winter behind us, let’s look ahead to see our most likely weather over the rest of spring and...
long range weather Predictions for May 2017
Here are the May 2017 long range weather forecasts for the U.S. and Canada, courtesy of The 2017...
long range weather Predictions for April 2017
Here are the April 2017 long range weather forecasts for the U.S. and Canada, courtesy of The 2017...
The 2017 Blizzard That Blew Away
It was the giant blizzard that was scheduled to paralyze New York City and predicted to become “...
Spring 2017 Weather Outlook for Canada
Here is our Spring 2017 Weather Outlook for Canada, courtesy of The Old Farmer’s Almanac Canadian...
long range weather Predictions for March 2017
Here are March 2017 long range weather forecasts for the U.S. and Canada, courtesy of The 2017 Old...
A Winter for the Record Books
As I write this, winter 2016–2017 has been mild across nearly all of the country, with above-normal...
long range weather Predictions for February 2017
Here are February 2017 long range weather forecasts for the U.S. and Canada, courtesy of The 2017...
Signs of a Cold Winter 2016–2017
For winter 2016–2017, the Almanac has predicted colder-than-normal temperatures for most of the...
Signs of a Cold Winter 2017
For winter 2017, the Almanac has predicted colder-than-normal temperatures for most of the United...
long range weather Predictions for January 2017
Here are January 2017 long range weather forecasts for the U.S. and Canada, courtesy of The 2017...
You are here