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Weather Forecasts Articles
Long-Range Weather Forecast
Find the 2021 long-range weather summary and month-by-month predictions for your city, state or...
7-Day Weather Forecast
Get today’s forecast for your area as well as the upcoming week’s predictions, including current...
2020-2021 Winter Weather Forecast
What’s the 2021 winter forecast? Take a look at our long-range predictions by region for winter...
January Forecast 2021: A Chilly Start to the New Year
Chill out! Our January 2021 weather forecast is here. Let’s take a look at what sort of weather we...
Christmas Weather Forecast 2020: Will It Be a White Christmas?
Are snowflakes on your wish list? Our cool White Christmas weather tool lets you plug in your...
December Forecast 2020: Some Chilling News
Ready for our December 2020 weather forecast? This month begins the “meteorlogical winter.” It’s...
Predicting Weather with a Wishbone
Can you really predict weather with a wishbone? Back around the turn of the last century, in the...
November 2020 Forecast: Weather to Be Thankful For
Ready for your November 2020 weather forecast? Michael Steinberg, Old Farmer’s Almanac...
October 2020 Forecast: Not-So-Scary Halloween Weather
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....
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,...
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...
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...