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Weather Forecasts Articles
November 2020 Forecast: Weather to Be Thankful For
Ready for your November 2020 weather forecast? Michael Steinberg, Old Farmer’s Almanac...
October 2020 Forecast: Time to Go Drip-or-Treating
Find out if Halloween weather will bring a trick or treat this year. Here’s our October 2020...
Fall Weather Forecast 2020: October Brings a Treat for Halloween
As the days shorten and the leaves turn, we march on through autumn! Wondering what sort of weather...
How Insects Predict the Weather
Can insects predict the weather? Next time you see an insect, spider, or other “creepy-crawly,”...
Woolly Bear Caterpillars and Weather Prediction
Woolly bear caterpillars—also called woolly worms—have a reputation for being able to forecast the...
Predicting Weather Using a Persimmon Seed
According to traditional weather folklore, you can predict winter weather with a persimmon seed....
2020-2021 Winter Weather Forecast
Your long wait is over! Behold the FULL 2020-2021 winter weather forecast for the U.S. and Canada–...
How Accurate Is The Old Farmer's Almanac's Weather Forecast?
How accurate was The Old Farmer’s Almanac weather forecast this past year? Here’s how our 2019–2020...
How The Old Farmer's Almanac Predicts The Weather
Every year, folks ask us … “How does The Old Farmer’s Almanac predict the weather?” As America’s...
Summer Weather Forecast 2020: Hot Weather Continues Into August
Ready for August? We predicted that summer weather would be warmer than average this summer, and it...
Predicting the Weather With Plants
Wondering what the weather will be today? Look no further than your garden! These weather-...
Can Animals Predict the Weather? Animal Proverbs
Observe animals and you’ll see that they, too, have their own ways of predicting the weather. Here...
Spring Weather Forecast 2020: A Slow Start?
Believe it or not, spring is just around the corner! Will we be graced with a warm start to the...
March Weather 2020: In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb?
Let’s talk about the weather for March 2020. According to weather folklore, if March “comes in like...
Super Bowl Weather Records
It’s time for Super Bowl 2020! Let’s take a look back at some weather records from Super Bowls past...
Weather Sayings and Their Meanings
Ever heard the saying, “Red sky at night, sailor’s delight”? Long before meteorologists reported...
February Forecast Update: Winter Weather Ahead for Groundhog Day and Beyond
The two most important events of the year for many both occur on the same day this year—Sunday,...
Christmas Weather Forecast 2019: Will It Snow on Christmas?
Will it be a white Christmas this year? Will it snow for Christmas? Here is the 2019 Christmas...
How Teleconnections Affect the Weather (And Our Forecast)
What can we look forward to weatherwise over the next several months? Almanac meteorologist Michael...
Predicting Weather with a Pig Spleen
Here’s a quirky one. Have you ever heard of a pig spleen being able to predict the weather? You can...
Ski and Snow Forecast 2020 From The Old Farmer’s Almanac
The Ski and Snow Forecast for winter 2019–2020 is out from The Old Farmer’s Almanac! Sharpen your...
Winter Weather Lore: Observing Nature's Signs
What winter weather is in store for us? Our ancestors lived close to the land and by observing the...
2019–2020 Winter Forecast from The Old Farmer's Almanac
What kind of winter weather is headed our way? Find out in the official 2019–2020 winter forecast...
Weather Computers, the Moon Landing, and Your Microwave
Weather forecasting has come a long way in the past century! Almanac meteorologist Michael...
How the Almanac's Forecasting Methodology is Different
How do the long-range predictions by The Old Farmer’s Almanac work? Although the forecasts here at...
2019 Summer Forecast: Hotter Temps Out West, Rain for Others
Summer officially begins this Friday, June 21, and it’s shaping up to be another hot one—for some...
How Conventional Weather Forecasts Are Made
How do regular meteorologists forecast the weather? In this two-part series, we will compare...
The (Early) Forecast for the 2019 Hurricane Season!
The 2019 Atlantic/Gulf hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through November 30, is expected to...
What's Up With the Rain?
If you’ve found yourself thinking “rain, rain, go away,” you may not be the only one. Here’s a look...
2019 Easter Weekend Forecast: In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb
Easter is among the first of the year’s holidays, when families gather outside for picnics,...
2019 Spring Weather Forecast (Update)
Spring is well underway, but with the recent snow and cold temperatures, it may not feel that way...
A Hot Topic: Graphing Temperature Trends
Recently, as I was working with a spreadsheet that has all of my weather forecasts for The Old...
The Polar Vortex: When a Warmer Climate Means Colder Weather
Although much of the early winter season had been mild in many places, January brought some...
Groundhog Day Forecast? The Almanac Asks Punxsutawney Phil
Groundhog Day weather forecasts are always a fun pastime. The Almanac predicts either six more...
How Birds Predict Weather
Did you know that bird behavior can help us predict the weather? Closely observe nature and your...
Does the Sun Affect our Weather and Climate?
There have many arguments about whether or not variations in the Sun’s activity affect our weather...
Forecast for The 2019 Total Lunar Eclipse: Cloudy or Clear?
You are cordially invited to the most star-studded event of the season—and we don’t mean some...
A Wet, Shivery New Year's Eve to Ring in 2019
Whether you’re planning to ring in the new year at an outdoor celebration or in the comfort of your...
2018–2019 Winter Weather Forecast
Sunshine or snow? Be in the know! Read the official 2019 Winter Weather Forecast from North America...
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...
The Old Farmer's Almanac and NOAA Predict a Less Severe Winter
Like clockwork, the weather forecasters at NOAA have released an update for their annual winter...
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...