Farmers' Almanac Predicts Cold Weather, People Still Care

 - Aug 26, 2008
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Do people still read the Farmers’ Almanac?  Apparently so.  The 2009 Farmers Almanac was just released, and the predictions are spreading across the web.  Snap, I like viral news, but I don’t like old stuff.

The almanac, which has a 192 year old history, claims an 80-85 percent accuracy rate for their weather predictions which are 2 years in advance.  The Farmers’ Almanac, different from the "Old" Farmers’ Almanac, has expanded their brand into merchandise and online webcasts.

This year, the publication predicted colder-than-average temperatures which will be "catastrophic for millions of people."

For those people that prefer a little thing called ‘science’ the National Weather Service uses a trends-based outlook, which suggests warmer than normal weather.

I’m gonna bet on global warming and math this year…