Days And Times


: WEATHER

936. The first Tuesday after the new moon settles the weather for that

quarter.

Newfoundland.



937. If it is a fair sunset Friday night, it will rain before Monday.

Massachusetts.



938. If it storms on a Friday, it will storm again before the next Monday.

Massachusetts and New York.



939. If the sun sets clear Friday night, it will not rain before Monday

night; but if it sets in a cloud, it will rain before Monday night.

Boston, Mass.



940. The weather of the last Friday in the month governs the next month.

Cambridge, Mass.



941. There will be sun during some part of Saturday the year through.

Brookline, Mass.



942. If it rains the last Saturday or the first Sunday in a month, it

will rain the three following Sundays.

Maine.



943. The sun shines some part of every Saturday in the year but one.

New England.



944. Saturday's moon comes seven years too soon, and denotes bad weather.

Newfoundland.



945. Sunday's sail

Will never fail.

Topsail Bay, N.F.



946. Weather is apt to repeat itself in the following week, i.e., there

will be a run of wet Sundays or fine Tuesdays, etc.

Brookline, Mass.



947. The first seven days of January indicate the first seven months of

the year. Mild days, mild months, etc.

Nova Scotia.



948. If March comes in like a lamb, it goes out like a lion, and vice

versa.

General in the United States.



949. The corn is planted when the Baltimore orioles appear, or when the

first green is noticed on the oak-trees.

Milton, Mass.



950. A dry May and a wet June

Make the farmer whistle a merry tune.

Franklin Centre, R.I.



951. It rains often on July fourth. That is due to the firing of cannon,

etc.

General in the United States.



952. If there is a wet September, there will be a next summer's drouth;

no crops and famine.

California.



953. If it rains on Easter, it will rain seven Sundays thereafter.

Hennepin, Ill.



954. A green Christmas makes a full churchyard, or

A green Christmas makes a fat graveyard.

General in the United States.



955. The twelve days at Christmas govern the weather of the months of the

coming year.

Eastern Massachusetts.



956. The twelve days at Christmas time make the almanac for the year.

Massachusetts.



957. It is a general notion that a cold winter is followed by a hot

summer, and vice versa.



958. It always rains while the Cadets are in camp.

Eastern Massachusetts.



959. It always rains during May meetin's.

Boston, Mass.



960. It always rains during a cattle-show.

Deerfield, Mass.



961. Women cruising, i.e., visiting about on pot-days, especially

Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, when people have their best dinner

(usually pork and cabbage) in the pot, is a sign of bad weather. But it

is also said that it is a sign of mild weather.

Newfoundland and Labrador.





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