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The 2014 Farmers Almanac
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Remarkable Rainfall Facts

Remarkable Rainfall Facts

Do you know what an inch of rain is equal to in snow? Or where the rainiest place is in the US? Here are some interesting facts about rain.

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What to Wear When It’s Wet

What to Wear When It’s Wet

These clothing choices can withstand the wettest weather!

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Get Our 2014 Spring Forecast!

Get Our 2014 Spring Forecast!

What will spring bring? Get our seasonal forecast!

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All About Rainbows!

All About Rainbows!

Fun and fascinating facts about one of nature’s most magical phenomena!

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Red Sky at Night …

Red Sky at Night …

Is there any truth to the saying “Red sky at night, sailor’s delight. Red sky in the morning, sailor’s warning”? Find out!

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Weather-ology: Brains in the Sky?

Weather-ology: Brains in the Sky?

The ancient Norse believed we lived beneath a giant’s skull. Learn more!

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Ask Caleb: The Sunny Side of the Street

Ask Caleb: The Sunny Side of the Street

Why would rain fall on one side of a street and not the other? Find out!

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Today is St. Swithin’s Day

According to folklore, if it rains today, it will rain for 40 days. Here’s hoping those of you who need rain get some!

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Is there such thing as perfect weather?

This week has been a real soaker in the eastern portion of the country. Many of us have not seen the sun in almost a week, and when it’s not raining, the sky is grey. Yet on our Facebook page there are people asking us to send our rain to Texas, where they are experiencing… Continue Reading »

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If you notice a hole in the upper left-hand corner of your Farmers' Almanac, don't return it to the store! That hole isn't a defect; it's a part of history. Starting with the first edition of the Farmers' Almanac in 1818, readers used to nail holes into the corners to hang it up in their homes, barns, and outhouses (to provide both reading material and toilet paper). In 1910, the Almanac's publishers began pre-drilling holes in the corners to make it even easier for readers to keep all of that invaluable information (and paper) handy.