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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Weather

Six More Weeks Of Winter? What Does The Almanac Say?

Forget groundhogs! What does the Almanac predict for the remainder of winter?

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Were Winters Better Or Worse A Century Ago?

Are arctic blasts and “snowmageddons” unique only to winters of today? Find out here.

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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

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?

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

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2014-2015: Your New Year’s Eve Forecast!

New Year’s Eve is one of the most exciting nights of the year! Whether your plans bring you indoors or out, be sure to check our long-range predictions first!

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After The Drought: Mudslides!

When torrential rains follow a drought, the conditions are ripe for dangerous mudslides. Learn more!

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Will The Weather Outside Be Frightful? Get Our Christmas Forecast

Are you dreaming of a white Christmas this year? Find out what we’re predicting 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.