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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Weather

Checking In On Our Summer Forecast

August 11th may be the end of the Dog Days of Summer, but does that mean the end of summer weather?

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Must Read Earthquake Facts

Did you know that there are at least one million earthquakes throughout the world each year? And no they’re not just in California! How much do you really know about earthquakes?

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It’s Not The Heat. It’s The Humidity and The Dew Point!

Summer heat can be hard to handle but before you blame the temperature, learn more about how humidity and dew point affect your comfort level.

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Summer Ice Storms?!

Ice falling from the sky in the heat of July? As alien as that idea may sound in the midst of the Dog Days of summer, it happens all the time.

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What Is a Microburst?

Ever hear of a microburst? While its name sounds like a short lived storm, its destruction is quite the opposite. Learn more about these severe weather storms.

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What To Wear When The Temperature Soars

Check out these timely tips on what to wear when the weather heats up.

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What’s a Haboob?

Find out what a haboob is and what to do if you’re ever caught in one.

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Will You Be FREE from Rain This Fourth?

Fourth of July is almost here! Check out our Farmers’ Almanac forecasts before making plans.

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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.