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The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

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Wind Weather Lore

Wind Weather Lore

What does the wind have to do with the weather? According to weather lore lots!

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December Weather Lore

December Weather Lore

Find out what the weather this month means for the rest of the year!

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The Persimmon Lady Returns for 2014!

The Persimmon Lady Returns for 2014!

This year’s update from “the Persimmon Lady.”

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What’s Your (Weather) Sign?

What’s Your (Weather) Sign?

It’s hard to believe, but it’s that time of year again, when we release our predictions for the coming winter. If you haven’t seen it yet, be sure to check out our 2014 weather outlook. It’s also the time when I start to ask you what kinds of signs you’re seeing in nature that may… Continue Reading »

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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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Want a White Christmas? Ask St. Lucy!

Want a White Christmas? Ask St. Lucy!

What does St. Lucy’s Day have to do with a white Christmas? Find out!

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Fuzzy Forecaster Visits Our Office!

Fuzzy Forecaster Visits Our Office!

See what one of America’s favorite animal prognosticators has to say about the coming winter!

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Weather-ology: The Lady of Autumn

Weather-ology: The Lady of Autumn

The ancient Greeks believed the seasons were each ruled by a different goddess. Learn about Xarpo, the lady of Autumn.

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Once In a Blue Moon and Weather Lore

Once In a Blue Moon and Weather Lore

Editor Peter Geiger wants to know what signs of winter you’re seeing in your area!

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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.