Weather Folklore of the Day

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A dry moon is far north and soon seen.

Much rain in October, much wind in December.

Five changes of the moon in one calendar month indicate cooler weather.

If a black cloud eclipse the solar ray, And sudden night usurp the place of day. -Aratus [indicating rain]

Frosts end in foul weather.

St. Gallus Day

"Dry today means a dry spring," is traditional weather lore associated with the feast day of St. Gallus, a seventh-century Irish monk.

Moonlight nights have the hardest frosts.

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