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A Guide to Snowflakes: No...
If you look closely at snowflake shapes, you will see many different variations. Rarely are two snowflakes alike.
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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...
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...
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...
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...
Survive Blizzards, Cold Snaps, and Power Outages
Ever had a blizzard or snowstorm cause power outages or emergency conditions? How do you prepare...
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...
Keep the following first aid supplies in the household to treat unexpected injuries. Cuts and ...
Historic Thanksgiving Storms
Some of our wildest weather has occurred around Thanksgiving! Here are 5 of the biggest...
More of How Weather Affects History
Did you know that weather often shapes the course of human history? Find out about five times when...
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...
The Blob is Back! Will Winter Be Warmer?
It’s Back! The “Cold Atlantic Blob” is once again haunting the North Atlantic. It may sound like a...
Staying Warm in Winter
Need a smile on a cold winter’s day? Here’s Janice Stillman, editor of The Old Farmer’s Almanac,...
How Weather Affects History
Here are five big moments in history that were shaped and affected by the weather. Weather affects...
Duel in the Pacific
It’s the fight of the century (or at least the year)! The winner decides where we have winter...
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...
Mushroom Cloud of Doom?
Does this cloud look like a mushroom in the sky? It appeared over Russia last month and had locals...
Where Do Hurricanes Strike?
As this busy hurricane season reaches its halfway point, it would be nice to know—where do...
Hooray for the Oldest Continuously Published Periodical in America
The Old Farmer’s Almanac is 225 years old this month. So maybe it’s time for Editor-in-Chief Jud...
Blog: Signs of Autumn
It’s my favorite time of year again. Autumn is in the air. What signs of the seasons do you observe...
Herds of Hurricanes, Troops of Typhoons
Why do hurricanes like to bunch up? If one’s coming, get prepared for more. Hurricanes are social...
Teleconnections and Oscillations
Sometimes there is a change in Earth’s atmosphere or oceans that disrupts typical weather patterns...
long range weather Predictions for September 2016
Here is our September monthly snapshot of the U.S. and Canadian Weather forecasts. Keep in mind...
Low Solar Activity and Other Weather Factors
Low solar activity usually leads to cooler weather, but other historical trends and factors like El...
2017 U.S. Weather Forecast—Janice Stillman
What’s in store for winter 2016–2017? Editor Janice Stillman gives some highlights. Order your copy...
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