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Weather Forecasts Articles
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...
How We Predict the Weather
How does The Old Farmer’s Almanac make its long range predictions? We have a unique, age-old...
Predicting Weather Using a Persimmon Seed
According to weather folklore, you can predict winter weather with a persimmon seed. Here’s how to...
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...
Woolly Bear Caterpillars and Weather Prediction
The woolly bear caterpillar—also called woolly worm and fuzzy worm—has the reputation of being able...
2018 Winter Weather Forecast
Will this winter be wicked or wonderful? Read the Old Farmer’s Almanac’s 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 forecast just got updated—and NOAA predicts “an extremely active storm season,”...
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...
Summer Weather Forecast
We bring you the 2017 Summer Weather Forecast summary for the U.S. and Canada. When we released The...
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...
Can Animals Predict Weather? Animal Proverbs
Observe animals and you’ll see that they, too, have their own ways of predicting weather. Here are...
Weather Sayings and Their Meanings
Ready for do-it-yourself weather predicting? Long before meteorologists had sophisticated...
Easter 2017 Weather Forecast (U.S. & Canada)
Easter weekend is fast approaching! Are you prepared? With our Easter 2017 weather forecast, you’ll...
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 (U.S.)
What’s in store for spring weather? Here’s your Spring 2017 Weather Outlook—and also get your FREE ...
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...
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...
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...
Weather Update: The Big Warm-Up
With warmer-than-normal temperatures and several hurricanes and tropical storms affecting the...
Weather Lore: Observing Nature's Signs
What weather is in store for us? Our ancestors lived close to the land and by observing the natural...
Winter Weather Forecast 2016-2017
Here’s the famous 2016–1017 winter weather forecast for the U.S. and Canadian regions from The 2017...
2016-2017 long range weather Forecast for U.S. and Canada
The 2016-2017 long range weather weather forecast summary for the U.S. and Canada, courtesy of The...
long range weather Predictions for December 2016
Here are December 2016 long range weather forecasts for the U.S. and Canada, courtesy of The 2017...
How Birds Predict Weather
Did you know that bird behavior can help us predict the weather? Closely observe nature and your...
long range weather Predictions for November 2016
Here are November 2016 long range weather forecasts for the U.S. and Canada, courtesy of The 2017...
long range weather Predictions for October 2016
Here is our October monthly snapshot of the U.S. and Canadian Weather forecasts. Keep in mind that...
long range weather Predictions for September 2016
Here is our September monthly snapshot of the U.S. and Canadian Weather forecasts. Keep in mind...
2017 U.S. Weather Forecast—Janice Stillman
What’s in store for winter 2016–2017? Editor Janice Stillman gives some highlights. Order your copy...
Predicting Snow for the Summer of 1816
Here’s a peculiar prediction: Legend says that a July forecast of “rain, hail, and snow” mistakenly...
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