Weather lore
Weather lore is the body of informal folklore related to the prediction of the weather.It has been a human desire for millennia to make accurate weather predictions. Oral and written history is full o...
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Groundhog Day 2015: Conflicting forecasts and a bitten mayor
Jimmy the Groundhog turns on the mayor in Wisconsin; rodents in Pennsylvania, Georgia, New York and Ohio disagree on forecasts
Groundhog Day 2015: Conflicting forecasts and a bitten mayor
Jimmy the Groundhog turns on the mayor in Wisconsin; rodents in Pennsylvania, Georgia, New York and Ohio disagree on forecasts
Blackberry winter
Blackberry winter is a colloquial expression used in south & midwest North America, referring to a cold snap that often occurs in late spring when the blackberries are in bloom. Other colloquial n...
Marfa lights
The Marfa lights, also known as the Marfa ghost lights, have been observed near U.S. Route 67 on Mitchell Flat east of Marfa, Texas, in the United States. They have gained some fame as onlookers have ...
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Pyrrharctia isabella
The Isabella Tiger Moth (Pyrrharctia isabella) can be found in many cold regions, including the Arctic. The banded Woolly Bear larva emerges from the egg in the fall and overwinters in its caterpillar...
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Rain follows the plow
Rain follows the plow is the conventional name for a now-discredited theory of climatology that was popular throughout the American West and Australia during the late 19th century. The phrase was empl...
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Groundhog Day
Groundhog Day (Canadian French: Jour de la Marmotte; Pennsylvania German: Grundsaudaag, Murmeltiertag) is a day celebrated on February 2. According to folklore, if it is cloudy when a groundhog emerge...
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The Spooklight
94°38′34.80″W / 36.9439389°N 94.6430000°W / 36.9439389; -94.6430000The Spooklight, also called the Hornet Spooklight, Hollis Light and Joplin Spook Light, is a mysterious visu...
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Fireship of Baie des Chaleurs
The Baie Chaleur Fireship, more commonly referred to as the Chaleur Phantom or the Phantom Ship, is a form of ghost light, an unusual visual phenomenon, occasionally seen in Bathurst, New Brunswick, C...
Seven Sleepers Day
Seven Sleepers Day (German: Siebenschläfertag) on June 27 is a feast day commemorating the Seven Sleepers legend as well as one of the most well-known bits of traditional weather lore proverb rema...
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Ice Saints
The Ice Saints is a name given to St. Mamertus, St. Pancras, and St. Servatius in Austrian, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, Flemish, French, German, Hungarian, North-Italian, Polish, Slovene and Swiss folklor...
Hessdalen light
The Hessdalen light is an unexplained light usually seen in the Hessdalen valley in the municipality of Holtålen in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway.
The Hessdalen light most often appears as a bright...
Swithun
Swithun (or Swithin, Old English: Swīþhūn; died c. 862) was an Anglo-Saxon bishop of Winchester and subsequently patron saint of Winchester Cathedral. His historical importance as bishop is overs...
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Old Farmer's Almanac
The Old Farmer's Almanac is a reference book that contains weather forecasts, tide tables, planting charts, astronomical data, recipes, and articles on a number of topics, including gardening, sports,...
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Sunshower
A sunshower or sun shower is a meteorological phenomenon in which rain falls while the sun is shining. These conditions often lead to the appearance of a rainbow, if the sun is at a low enough angle. ...
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Earthquake weather
Earthquake weather is a type of weather popularly believed to precede earthquakes.
Since ancient times, the notion that weather can somehow foreshadow coming seismic activity has been the topic of...
Weather house
A weather house is a folk art device in the shape of a small German or Alpine chalet that indicates the weather. A typical weather house has two doors side by side. The left side has a girl or woman...
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Red sky at morning
The common phrase "Red sky at morning" is a line from an ancient rhyme often repeated by mariners:The rhyme is a rule of thumb used for weather forecasting during the past two millennia. It is based o...
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Maco light
The Maco Light was a supposedly anomalous light, or "ghost light", occasionally seen between the late 19th century and 1977 along a section of railroad track near the unincorporated community of Maco,...
Saint Paternian
Paternian or Paternianus (Italian: San Paterniano) is the name of an Italian saint. There are two figures, Paternian of Bologna and Paternian of Fermo, who are considered to be the same person. T...
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Godelina
Saint Godelina (also Godelieve, Godeliève, Godeleva) (Dutch: Sint-Godelieve) (c. 1049 – July 6, 1070) was a Flemish saint. Tradition states that she was pious as a young girl, and became much sou...
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Min Min light
Min Min light is the name given to an unusual light phenomenon that has been reported numerous times in eastern central Australia. The lights have been reported from as far south as Brewarrina in west...
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Brieselang Forest Light
The Brieselang Forest Light (German: Brieselanger Waldlicht) is a mysterious light which is said to be visible at all evening at a certain place in Brieselang forest. Brieselang Forest Light is descri...
Light of Saratoga
The "Light of Saratoga" is a legend located in the Big Thicket of Southeast Texas. This legend of a mysterious light is also known as the "Ghost Road" of Saratoga, the "Saratoga Light", and "Bragg Roa...
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Farmers' Almanac
Farmers' Almanac is an annual North American periodical that has been in continuous publication since 1818. Published by the Almanac Publishing Company of Lewiston, Maine, it is famous for its long-ra...
Thaw (weather)
January thaw is a term applied to a thaw or rise in temperature in mid-winter found in mid-latitude North America.Sinusoidal estimates of expected temperatures, for northern locales, usually place the...
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Chir Batti
Chir Batti, Chhir Batti or Cheer batti is a ghost light reported in the Banni grasslands, a seasonal marshy wetlands and adjoining desert of the marshy salt flats of the Rann of Kutch near the India–...
Cabañuelas
Las cabañuelas (also cavanuelas or cabanuelas) were a method of forecasting the weather practiced throughout the Hispanic diaspora. It is a traditional form of weather prediction dating back many cent...
Meteorological astrology
Meteorological astrology or astrometeorology (from Greek ἄστρον, astron, "constellation, star"; μετέωρος, metéōros, "high in the sky"; and -λογία, -logia) is the practice of applying the astrological/...
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