The Old Farmer’s Almanac and The Farmers’ Almanac have been predicting the weather since the time of George Washington. The almanac’s forecast weather as far as 18 months ahead. How accurate are these predictions? That depends who you ask. Meteorologists are skeptical of the almanacs’ weather forecasting methods, while others swear by them.
The following infographic by EquipSupply compares the history, methods, and 2017 weather predictions to help you decide whether you want to follow The Old Farmer’s Almanac or The Farmer’s Almanac … or just stick to your phone’s weather apps.