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Weather Lore has for obvious reasons always been important in country areas. A Cunning Man could make a good steady income from accurately predicting the weather for local farmers. Listed below is a sample of popular sayings.
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Rain before seven, fine before eleven

When March comes in like a lion it goes out like a lamb, when it comes in like a lamb, it goes out like a lion

Three days rain will empty any sky.

Red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning; red sky at night, shepherd's delight

Ice in November to bear a duck, the rest of the winter'll be slush and muck

Warm October, cold February

Evening red and morning grey, two sure signs of one fine day

If clouds be bright, 'twill clear tonight. If clouds be dark, 'twill rain - d'ye hark

A green Christmas makes a fat churchyard. A cold May gives full barns and empty churchyards

Cast not a clout 'till May be out, 'Till April's dead, change not a thread

When trout refuse bait or fly, there is ever a storm a nigh

When the wind is in the east, 'tis neither good for man nor beast.

Cows lying down is a sure sign of rain

Sea gull, sea gull, sit on the sand, It's never good weather while you're on the land.

A bright circle round the sun denotes a storm and colder weather

A ring around the sun or moon, means rain or snow coming soon.

A northern air, brings weather fair. The north wind doth blow, and we shall have snow .

Always a calm before a storm

The sudden storm lasts not three hours. The sharper the blast, the sooner 'tis past

When the clouds go up the hill, they'll send down water to turn a mill

When grass is dry at morning light Look for rain before the night.

If the ash is out before the oak, you may expect a thorough soak. If the oak is out before the ash, you'll hardly get a single splash

When leaves show their undersides, be very sure that rain betides.

If it rains on St Swithin's Day (15 July) then we shall have rain for forty days

The moon and the weather may change together, But a change of the moon, will not change the weather

When grass is dry at morning light Look for rain before the night.

Dew on the grass, rain won't come to pass.

When sea-gulls fly to land, a storm is at hand.

The higher the clouds the better the weather.

Cold is the night when the stars shine bright.

Sound travelling far and wide, a stormy day betide.

When the forest murmurs and the mountain roars, Then close your windows and shut your doors.

Chimney smoke descends, our nice weather ends.

When the ditch and pond offend the nose, Then look out for rain and stormy blows.

The sharper the blast, the sooner 'tis past.

If bees stay at home, rain will soon come, If they flay away, fine will be the day.

When clouds look like black smoke a wise man will put on his cloak.

A rainbow afternoon, Good weather coming soon.

When the chairs squeak, it's of rain they speak.

Catchy drawer and sticky door, Coming rain will pour and pour.

Sun sets Friday clear as bell, Rain on Monday sure as hell.

No weather's ill if the wind be still.

When smoke hovers close to the ground, there will be a weather change.

When down the chimney falls the soot Mud will soon be underfoot.

When the sun shines while raining, it will rain the same time again tomorrow.

When the wind blows from the west, fish bite best. When it blows from the east, fish bite least.