False spring? Maybe not this time
January 19, 2023
You’ve heard it said in the Pacific Northwest that, during the winter, we see a long stretch of bleak weather followed by a temporary rise in temperatures around mid-January, a “false winter” as it is sometimes called. Well, according to the Farmer’s Almanac for 2022-2023, the unusually warm weather we’ve been experiencing the past few weeks may just be the herald of real, honest-to-goodness spring.
Granted, meteorological predictions aren’t perfect, but Farmer’s Almanac’s prediction for November and December in 2022 were fairly accurate, foretelling that we would see most...