When George Washington was president we didn’t have weather apps to tell us what to wear. Back then, readers relied on The Farmer’s Almanac and The Old Farmer’s Almanac for the latest forecast and weather patterns.
Over 4 million people purchase an almanac each year – are their methods of weather prediction reliable? Read on for a breakdown of the history, methodology, and math behind these two famed almanacs. If you’re not going to rely on a book to keep you warm this winter, curl up next to a heater before diving into this fun infographic.
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