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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Weather

How Do Weather Balloons Work?

Learn about how this modern-day, scientific instrument collects important data on what’s happening in the atmosphere.

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What’s Brewing For Your Halloween Forecast?

Will Halloween be ghoulish or great? We’ve got the weather forecast for your trick-or-treaters!

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Bad Hair Day? Must Be The Weather

While there are a host of reasons your hair is misbehaving, the culprit, most often, is the weather. Learn how to fight back!

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Does The Weather Affect Your Allergies?

Allergy symptoms can make you miserable. Is what’s happening outside making them worse?

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The Chemistry of Fall Color

Fall provides us with a brilliant show worth taking in every year. But what causes the trees and shrubs to change to such brilliant colors?

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Fall Weather Safety Tips

Fall is a wonderful time of year, but it does have its share of hazards. Read our safety tips to be prepared this season.

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What’s In Store For Fall? Get Our Forecast!

Fall is just around the corner! Here’s what you can expect for your autumn weather!

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What’s In Store For Fall? Get Our Canadian Forecast!

What will the fall forecast look like for Canada? Find out here!

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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.