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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...
Retired Atlantic Hurricane Names
Why do hurricane names get retired? Find out why some names are no longer used for Atlantic storms...
Full Moon on The Winter Solstice
Since 1793, when the Almanac began tracking heavenly events and seasonal changes, the Moon has been...
Are You Prepared for the Next Blizzard?
Are you really prepared for the next blizzard? Let’s check. Here are five easy ways to be better...
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...
How to Keep Warm in Winter
Where I live, winter temperatures are often in the single digits, but no matter where you live,...
2018–2019 Winter Weather Forecast
Sunshine or snow? Be in the know! Read the official 2019 Winter Weather Forecast from North America...
Dreaming of a White Christmas? | 2018 Christmas Forecast
For many folks, waking up to a blanket of fresh snow on Christmas morning is what truly makes for a...
Cold Fingers, Toes, and Nose? Watch for Cold Injuries
Many of us look forward to winter with its peaceful landscapes and fun in the snow. But winter also...
How to Make Paper Snowflakes
Here are simple instructions on how to make paper snowflakes to decorate your wintery wonderland...
Frozen Stiff: A True Story of Winter Survival
Here’s a chilling true story to welcome winter, as well as five tips to keep yourself safe from...
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...
Weather Sayings and Their Meanings
Ready for do-it-yourself weather predicting? Long before meteorologists had sophisticated...
Does Warmer Weather Mean More Hurricanes and Tornadoes?
This past hurricane season was a notable one, with some very strong and unusual storms 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...
Indian Summer: What, Why, and When
In the fall, it seems that almost any warm day is referred to by most people as “Indian summer.” ...
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...
How To Protect Your Plants From Frost and Freeze
Is Jack Frost nipping at your plants? One of the worries of gardeners, especially in the North, is...
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...
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...
Worst Hurricanes in American History (Part III)
Now that we are well into hurricane season, we’ll continue to look back at some of the most notable...
Fall Foliage Map 2018
See our new fall foliage map for peak times across America. Help us add to this foliage map with...
Power Outages: What to Do Before, During, and After an Outage
What should you do in case of a power outage? Having survived many power outages, here are some of...
Weather's Effects on Culture and The Arts
Weather has played a critical role in history on a number of occasions, dramatically changing the...
Flash Floods: Warning Signs and Staying Safe
Flash floods are the single deadliest storm-related weather hazard in the United States. Learn...
Predicting Weather Using a Persimmon Seed
According to weather folklore, you can predict winter weather with a persimmon seed. Here’s how to...
Blog: Signs of Autumn
It’s my favorite time of year again. Autumn is in the air. Anyone who’s sweated their way through a...
How to Survive a Flood: Flood Safety Tips
Are you in a flood-susceptible area? Know your flood safety guidelines, courtesy of FEMA and the...
Worst Hurricanes in American History (Part II)
Hurricane season is now in session—and continues until November 30. This month we spotlight the...
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...
Rain Gardens: Two Designs and Plant List
With a rain garden, use—don’t lose—all the rain water that falls on your paved areas and roof....
El Niño and La Niña
El Niño and La Niña are two faces of a large weather phenomenon. Here are a few frequently asked...
Hot News About This Summer
July 2018 may have been the hottest month ever recorded on Earth, as several locations in the...
Weather Lore Calendar
We’re big fans of weather folklore, proverbs, and sayings! So, we’ve created a Weather Lore...
Rain Barrels in the Garden: Harvest Your Water
Summer’s a good time to assess what you could use in the garden. Consider the merits of a rain...