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Do You Know Your Weather Lore Rhymes? Take Our Quiz!

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Do You Know Your Weather Lore Rhymes? Take Our Quiz!

There are many folklore sayings about the weather, but the easiest ones to remember — and some of our favorites — are the ones that rhyme. See how many of these popular weather lore rhymes you remember (we’ve shared many of them over the years) by taking our quiz. Then share your score in the comments below!

Weather Lore Quiz

39 comments

1 Susan Higgins { 05.30.19 at 9:31 am }

Nice job, Kurt!

2 kurt { 05.29.19 at 1:50 pm }

10/10 listen to the elders ! Weather Lore Quiz Grade: A
Score: 10
Percentage: 100%

3 Charlie Brown { 03.13.19 at 12:32 pm }

I got a rock. 🙁

4 charlene { 09.29.18 at 10:12 am }

Ha! I got a D. Guess I’m not up on my weather lore. I do remember my grandmother saying some of these.

5 Ramona { 09.28.18 at 6:50 am }

I got 80 % for a C I will admit that there way one that I didn’t remember hearing.

6 margot { 09.24.18 at 5:57 am }

Shocked….I got a c at 70% from all the way down here in Australia. Fun.

7 Susan Higgins { 09.24.18 at 6:11 pm }

Hi Jean, when you have selected a wrong answer in the quiz, the correct answer is highlighted in bold. Go ahead and take the quiz again and give it a whirl.

8 Jean { 09.22.18 at 6:35 pm }

I never saw any correct answers? If I missed some would like correct answers

9 Susan Higgins { 09.24.18 at 6:11 pm }

Mary, you can take the quiz again for a better score!

10 Mary C Caldwell { 09.22.18 at 6:02 pm }

The correct answers came up in bold print along with your wrong answer. Sad, I only got a D

11 Brenda { 09.22.18 at 5:12 pm }

I got 70% which really surprises this old gal – thought I had been around long enough to know my weather better than that! Oh, well—it just proves you’re never too old to learn! 🙂

12 Susan Higgins { 09.24.18 at 6:12 pm }

haha Thanks for the laugh, arty!

13 arty { 09.22.18 at 11:20 am }

I got an F. Just when I thought I knew it all!

14 Debbie { 09.21.18 at 8:39 pm }

Ooooo! this was fun. I knew some of the sayings but not all. So lets have some more.

15 Oleatha Goeke { 09.21.18 at 5:29 pm }

Where do you find the answers?

16 Beth { 09.21.18 at 2:52 pm }

I am going to take the quiz again (I got a C) and write the answers down! Several of the sayings I heard from my mother whose family members were lifelong farmers. I taught all the ones I remember to my children and am now telling my grandchildren. This is truly a lost art. Thank you so much for the quiz!

17 Helen Seymour { 09.21.18 at 2:21 pm }

Had to guess on most of them, never heard them growing up……was fun though….

18 Amanda Airov { 09.21.18 at 1:00 pm }

That was really fun!
I only missed one!
Bring on some more
It could never be a bore!

19 marylou sakosky { 09.21.18 at 12:11 pm }

What a treat. I love it when i just do not know my butt from a hole in the ground” and i was able to learn something new. ツ That was fun

20 Bonita Thompson { 09.21.18 at 12:03 pm }

I got them all right…100%. I love reading the Farmers Almanac. I look forward to getting it every year. Please add some more quizzes. 😊

21 Kay Tan { 09.21.18 at 11:34 am }

Love the game, more games please.

22 Susan Higgins { 09.21.18 at 11:26 am }

Hi Sally, we’re sorry you found the quiz difficult. We found so many crazy rhymes from folklore and wanted to share. Our intention was for you to have some fun.

23 Sally Billings { 09.21.18 at 11:00 am }

why make it so difficult?

24 Robert J { 09.21.18 at 10:57 am }

Received a “B” scored a 9 that’s
90% I’m not left Behind .

25 Judy { 09.21.18 at 10:56 am }

I only missed one and received a B. When I moved in my home 43 years ago an old farmer lived down the road. I learned a lot from him.

26 bob { 09.21.18 at 10:53 am }

i scored 80%, giving me a C. it helped having farmers almanac desktop calendar as each day has a saying of weather folk lore.

27 Susan Higgins { 09.21.18 at 11:27 am }

Hi Bob, interesting! We hadn’t heard that one, but that’s why we enjoy customer comments! We learn something all the time!

28 Bob Herndon { 09.21.18 at 10:51 am }

We’ve always heard “A dry June will scare you to death and a wet June will starve you to death.” (That’s why I missed #6.)

29 Susan Higgins { 09.21.18 at 11:22 am }

Hi Thersia, you can take the quiz again and write down the answers! Have fun!

30 Thersia { 09.21.18 at 10:51 am }

I missed 2 which I got a C. I liked that it gave the correct answers of the ones missed. My Daddy was born in 1913 and had a saying for everything. Just wish I had written them all down. Two reasons I love Farmer’s Almanac. My parents went religiously by what it said, so it’s been a common thing in all of my life. And my childhood is relived thru things like this. Thank you all for the hard work and dedication that’s put into our beloved Farmer’s Almanac!!

31 Charles Copeland { 09.21.18 at 10:45 am }

Missed only two…

32 Leanne { 09.21.18 at 10:40 am }

I got an F. Very humbling. Been neglecting my time with elders lately.

33 Rick Chambers { 09.21.18 at 10:37 am }

Was fun and interesting… I scored about a D

34 Susan { 09.21.18 at 10:18 am }

The correct answer is highlighted with the incorrect one you chose.

35 Susan Higgins { 09.21.18 at 10:20 am }

Hi Judy, Susan is correct. When you select the wrong answer, the correct answer appears in bold. And remember, it’s just for fun!

36 Judy Jones { 09.21.18 at 10:14 am }

I did horrible on this quiz…got an F…please submit answers

37 Mona { 09.21.18 at 9:18 am }

I would like to know the correct answers. I got a C, but I don’t know which ones I missed and what the correct answers were.
Thank you
Mona

38 Susan Higgins { 02.09.18 at 9:11 am }

Hi Debi, there are many weather lore sayings, this is just a sampling! We have many on our web site — some rhyme, some don’t. We have them under all categories: seasons, months, snow, wind, animals, you name it. You can do a search at any time. Here’s a sampling: http://farmersalmanac.wpengine.com/weather/2009/04/27/8-weather-lore-sayings-you-may-not-know/

39 Debi { 02.08.18 at 11:59 am }

what are they all this is just a bit of them

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