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Weather sayings

  • Published Sunday, May 15, 2011, at 1:10 p.m.
  • Updated Sunday, May 15, 2011, at 1:16 p.m.

Red sky in the morning, sailors take warning.

Red sky at night, sailors delight.

When the dew is in the grass, rain will never come to pass.

When grass is dry at morning light, look for rain before the night.

Clear nights - cold days

When clouds look like rocks and towers, the Earth will be refreshed by showers.

Trees showing the undersides of leaves foretell rain.

When an oak leaf is as big as a squirrel's ear, plant corn.

Corn has to be knee high by the 4th of July to produce a good harvest.

If a circle forms 'round the moon

It will rain, very soon.

If salt is sticky and gains in weight

It will rain before too late.

When wind comes from the east

It's not fit for man nor beast.

In a green sky, the cows will fly.

A wind from the south has rain in its mouth.

If spiders are many and spinning their webs, the spell will soon be very dry.

The louder the frog, the more the rain.

If a woolly worm caterpillar's black bands are black, the coming winter will be harsh.

If you have a weather saying of your own, please comment below.

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