Farmer's Almanac predicts “sultry” and “soggy.”


Get ready for the hot, sticky, wet weather this summer in New Hampshire.


That's what the Farmer's Almanac is predicting for the summer season, which would essentially be a repeat of last summer's weather. Remember back in June when it rained every day but two along the coast?

In 2024, it is expected to be similarly “sultry” and “soggy,” according to the Almanac.

“Hold on to your umbrellas…and turn on your air conditioning,” the Farmer's Almanac said in its summer weather forecast. “Summer is coming early this year and we could see the hottest temperatures on record!”

Here are the details of the summer 2024 almanac forecast for the northeast of the country.

When does summer 2024 start?

Summer officially begins on Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 4:51 p.m. Eastern Time. According to the Farmer's Almanac, this is the earliest start to summer in 128 years.

What does the Farmer's Almanac say about summer 2024 in New Hampshire?

The almanac calls for a “warm, hot and humid summer for most of the country,” with the exception of the northwest region of the country.

It is expected to be wet on site.

“New England is on track to experience another wet summer,” the almanac’s forecast says.

The almanac points out that this August appears to be “particularly wet and rainy,” adding that “Gardeners in New England who experienced a wet summer last year may want to plan 'rain gardens' this year with plants that love lots of water.” .” such as: marigolds, forget-me-nots, canna lilies, daylilies, irises and hibiscus.”

What will the weather be like on the big holidays in summer 2024?

Not afraid of a long-term forecast, the Farmer's Almanac is now predicting the weather for Father's Day and the Fourth of July.

They are forecasting widespread cloudiness in New England for Father's Day, which falls on June 16, 2024.

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For July 4th, which falls on a Thursday this year, they predict beautiful skies perfect for fireworks.

What about the “strawberry moon” at the beginning of summer?

According to Star Walk, a strawberry moon is “one of the traditional names for the June full moon used by Native Americans” because June was strawberry harvest season.

Traditionally, this type of moon marks the beginning of summer.

The Strawberry Moon will be visible on June 21 at 9:08 p.m., according to Star Walk.

How does the Farmer's Almanac make predictions?

The Farmers' Almanac, which is slightly different from the Old Farmer's Almanac and was founded in 1818, uses sunspot activity, tidal action of the moon, the position of the planets and other factors.

The Farmer's Almanac claims to have secret formulas. The only person who supposedly knows the exact formula of the Farmer's Almanac is the weather forecaster who goes by the pseudonym Caleb Weatherbee.

Published reports state that the Farmers' Almanac takes climate change into account.

How accurate is the Farmer's Almanac?

As for accuracy, the Farmer's Almanac website says, “We've been using the same formula, based on math, for over 200 years…Readers claim we're accurate about 85% of the time, which we think is pretty good.” “

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