Weather Folklore

Throughout the years, people have come up with some interesting ways to try to predict the weather. While it is easy to dismiss this fascinating body of folklore as superstition or hasty generalization, some of the old sayings have stood the test of time. The trick is to separate fact from fiction.

In this series, we will take a look at some of the old sayings and see which ones are true and why. Are you ready to delve in?

Weather Folklore: Rain or Shine?

Rain or Shine?

Weather Folklore: Changing Seasons

Changing Seasons

Weather Folklore: Animal Prognosticators

Animal Prognosticators

Helpful Resource

The Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Notebook

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Weather Notebook
A good way to track the accuracy of weather sayings. Includes a daily dose of folklore. Read our full review.