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Weather: Farmer’s Almanac vs. Old Farmer’s Almanac

Have you ever wondered how The Farmer’s Almanac calculates its weather predictions? It’s always been a little fascination of mine. Is it astronomy? Astrology? Some secret divining rod that none of us know about? Today’s post, which helps solve the mystery, was sent to me by the folks at Equipsupply.

Read below to find out which of the two is more accurate: The Old Farmer’s Almanac or The Farmer’s Almanac. I do have to point out that under “How accurate are their predictions?” the statistics shown are a little deceiving (particularly on the right), so read carefully. So far, for the Southwest at least, The Farmer’s Almanac is more accurate.

The Old Farmer’s Almanac vs. The Farmer’s Almanac

The Farmer's Almanac vs. The Old Farmer's Almanac.
The Farmer’s Almanac vs. The Old Farmer’s Almanac.

Which predictions line up best with your weather experience? Post a comment below and let us know.

UPDATE: We were contacted by The Old Farmer’s Almanac to let us know that the locations of each company were reversed in the infograph. The Old Farmer’s Almanac is located in Dublin, New Hampshire.

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