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The 2017 Farmers Almanac
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Pick the Right Time To Fish!

Pick the Right Time To Fish!

Our expert angler weighs in on how the proper weather conditions and phases of the Moon can set you up for success!

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Will Spring Come Early? Ask Us, Not The Groundhog!

Will Spring Come Early? Ask Us, Not The Groundhog!

Anyone who consulted the 2017 Farmers’ Almanac has known since August whether winter will end early.

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Can Some Birds Predict “Fowl” Weather?

Can Some Birds Predict “Fowl” Weather?

How many of these old sayings about feathered forecasters, plucked from folklore, do you know?

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Why Are Roosters On Weathervanes?

Why Are Roosters On Weathervanes?

A weathervane with a rooster is a common sight and one of the oldest symbols adorning rooftops everywhere. But why a rooster? The answer may surprise you!

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Turn An Old Wool Sweater Into Cozy Winter Mittens!

Turn An Old Wool Sweater Into Cozy Winter Mittens!

Transform an unused wool garment into a perfect pair of mittens with these easy DIY instructions.

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U.S. Lightning Fatalities 2016

U.S. Lightning Fatalities 2016

Editor Peter Geiger shares lightning safety tips and where and when this year’s fatalities occurred.

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Farmers’ Almanac Predicts Mild, Wild & Wet Spring

LEWISTON, Maine — Spring officially starts on March 20, 2016, at 12:30 AM EDT, and after this roller coaster, El Nino-affected winter, many may be wondering what’s on tap for the spring season. The Farmers’ Almanac, which released its long-range weather outlook for the entire year in August, sums up this spring’s forecast in three… Continue Reading »

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What Is Winter Inversion?

What Is Winter Inversion?

Can the atmosphere literally be flipped on its head? Find out!

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Favorite Winter Weather Quotes

Favorite Winter Weather Quotes

No one loves the topic of weather more than we do, which is why we’re sharing 11 of our favorite sayings, quips and quotes about it!

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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 1919, 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.

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