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For foretelling the Weather through all the Lunations of each Year, foreder.
This table and the accompanying remarks are the result of many years actual observation; the whole being constructed on a due consideration of the attraction of the sun and moon, in their several positions respecting the earth, and will by simple in. spection show the observer what kind of weather will most probably follow the entrance of the inoon into any of its quarters, and that so near the truth as to be seldoin or never found to fail.
snow, if E.
or N. E.
II the new moon, the first quarter, the full moon, or the last quarter,
IN WINTER. happens Between midnight and 2 in
Hard frost, unless the wind Fair. the morning,
is S. or W.
Cold rain if the wind be W., 8 and 10,
Changeable. 10 and 12,
Frequent showers. Cold, and high wind. At 12 o'clock at noon, and
Snow or rain.
Fair and mild.
Fair and frosty if wind is N. 6 and 8,
Fair, if wind N. W.
Rainy, if S. or S. W. Rain or snow, if S. or S. W. 8 and 10, Ditto.
Ditto. 10 and midnight, (Fair.
Fair and frosty. Observations.-1. The nearer the time of the moon's change, first quarter full and last quarter, are to midnight, the fairer will the weather be during ihe seven days following.
2. The space for this calculation occupies from ten at night till two next morning.
3. The nearer to midday, or noon, the phases of the moon happen, the more foul or wet weather may be expected during the next seven days.
4. The space for this calculation occupies from ten in the forenoon to two in the afternoon. These observations refer principally to the summer, though they affect spring and autumn nearly in the same ratio.
5. The moon's change, first quarter, full and last quarter, happening during six of the afternoon hours, i. e. from four to ten. may be followed by fair weather; but this is mostly dependent on the wind, as is noted in the table.
6. Though the weather, from a variety of irregular causes, is more uncertain in the latter part of autumn, the whole of winter, and the beginning of spring, yet, in the main, the above observations will apply to those periods also.
7. To prognosticate correctly, especially in those cases where the scind is concerned, the observer should be within sight of a good rare, where the four cardinal points of the heavens are correctly placed.
The above table was originally formed by Dr. Herschell, and is now published with some alterations founded on the experience of Dr. Adam Clurke.
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