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The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

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5 (More) Weird But Real Weather Terms

5 (More) Weird But Real Weather Terms

Snowballs that roll themselves? Fiery rainbows? We’re sharing a list of 5 very unusual weather phenomena.

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Get Our Easter Forecast For 2015!

Get Our Easter Forecast For 2015!

Wondering if you’ll be wearing a rain slicker or bringing a shovel to the Easter Egg hunt? Here’s what we’re predicting for your zone.

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What Exactly Are “Fair Skies”?

What Exactly Are “Fair Skies”?

Believe it or not, this weather term actually has an official definition. Read more!

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Sick of Winter?

Sick of Winter?

Around mid-winter, we like to check in with everyone to see how they are holding up – how are you liking winter so far?

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What Is An Alberta Clipper?

What Is An Alberta Clipper?

No, it’s not a barber or a ship! Learn more about this powerful weather system that comes sweeping down the Plains.

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What Are Mustache Clouds?

What Are Mustache Clouds?

Learn about this rare and interesting cloud formation – Quick, before it’s gone!

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Must-Read Cold Weather Safety Tips!

Must-Read Cold Weather Safety Tips!

Learn how to stay safe when the mercury drops.

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Top 5 Memorable Weather Events of 2014

Top 5 Memorable Weather Events of 2014

These are our picks for the five most memorable weather events of the last year.

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Strange Weather: What Is A Pineapple Express?

Strange Weather: What Is A Pineapple Express?

Read about this oddly-named, but common weather occurrence that can pack quite a punch!

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Helpful Weather Links

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.