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Farmers Almanac
The 2015 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Weather

5 Best Places To Watch A Thunderstorm

If you’re looking for great storm-watching, these hotspots are considered some of the best in the world!

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Hurricane Outlook: What’s In Store For 2015?

Hurricane season got off to an early start. What does that mean for the rest of the season? See what we’re predicting!

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Flashes In The Ashes: Volcanic Lightning Explained

A thunderstorm caused by a volcano? Find out more about this strange and awe-inspiring weather phenomenon!

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Memorial Day Forecast: Warm Up Or Washout?

Will it rain on your parade? Find out what’s in store for the holiday weekend.

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What Is An Onion Snow?

Isn’t winter over? What does this kind of snow have to do with spring? Find out!

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10 Facts About The Hottest Place In North America

Here’s a list of things you may not know about this land of extremes.

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What’s In Store For Summer 2015? Get Our Forecast!

After a long winter of extremes, many are looking forward to warm weather. Find out if it will be a scorcher!

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Tornado Damage: The Enhanced Fujita Scale

The original Fujita Scale was updated several years ago to more accurately rate tornado strength.

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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.