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Extremely Active 2017 Hurricane Season Predicted
The 2017 hurricane season is expected to be very active. Here’s how to prepare for hurricane...
Frost Dates Chart for United States
What are the frost dates for spring and fall in your area? See our U.S. frost dates chart, below,...
Frost Dates Chart for Canada
What are the frost dates for spring and fall in your area? See our Canadian frost dates chart,...
Weather Proverbs and Prognostics: Rain and Clouds
Predict the weather with our collection of weather proverbs and folklore about rain and clouds....
Types of Clouds
By observing clouds, you can often predict the incoming weather. Clouds are classified by their...
Outdoors Tips: Fishing, Camping, Sky Watching
Heading outdoors for camping, fishing, or sky watching? Here are some great tips and tools to help...
How to Estimate Distances
Did you know that your arm is about ten times longer than the distance between your eyes? That fact...
Eclipse 2017 Weather Forecasts
As the total solar eclipse of 2017 inches nearer and nearer, our attention turns to what will make...
Surviving Power Outages During a Storm
Summer months bring intense storm systems—and a season of power outages. Don’t wait for the next...
Phoning in New Clouds: Part 3 – Meet the Newest Clouds
As I’ve mentioned before, twelve new cloud types were announced this past year. Some of the most...
Worst Hurricanes in American History (Part I)
With the start of hurricane season upon us, let’s look back on some of the worst, most destructive ...
Phoning in New Clouds: Part 2 – Meet the Newest Clouds
My last post celebrated cloud lovers and how they shook the science world with their cell phones....
Phoning in New Clouds: Part 1
Reach into your pocket and you will find the newest weather instrument—your cell phone. Thanks to...
Emergency Survival Kit
Keep the following supplies in your emergency survival kit, and you will be prepared for any...
How to Survive a Tornado: Tornado Safety Tips
Did you know that the United States has the highest incidence of tornadoes in the world? Before you...
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...
The Facts Behind Weather Folklore
Scientists now—finally—admit that many weather proverbs are TRUE! Weather proverbs—the delightful...
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...
The Beautiful Earth From Above
One of the joys of working with weather is that I also work with satellite pictures—to see our...
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...
More Record-Setting Weather Patterns
There were a record number of high and low temperatures across the U.S. and Canada in 2016—and the...
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...
St. Patrick's Day and Double Rainbows
It’s time to celebrate being Irish (or pseudo-Irish) and look for that pot of gold waiting for you...
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...
Atmospheric Rivers: Why California Is Flooding
Who knew Californians might be calling the five dry years of drought “The Good Old Days”? The state...
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...
Winter Weather Terms
Know your winter weather terms. Sometimes meteorological terms can be hard to decipher, so find out...
Signs of a Cold Winter 2016–2017
For winter 2016–2017, the Almanac has predicted colder-than-normal temperatures for most of the...
A Guide to Snowflakes: No Two Alike?
If you look closely at snowflake shapes, you will see many different variations. Rarely are two...
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...
2016 Tornado Season: Quietest on Record
While the year brought flooding and other extreme events, 2016 was one of the quietest years for...
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...
The Coldest Day of the Year?
It’s December—time for the longest night of the year. With so little warming sunlight, it will be...
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...
Drought Outlook: Over Half the U.S. Is Dry
The latest figures are out. As of end of 2016, more than half of the continental U.S. is dry or in...