This table and the accompanying remarks, originally formed by Dr. Her-schel, and approved, with some alterations, by the experienced Dr. Adam Clarke, are the result of many years' close observation, the whole being on a due consideration of the sun and moon in their several positions respecting the earth. They claim to show what kind of weather will most probably follow the entrance of the moon into any of its quarters. If the new moon, first quarter, full moon or last quarter happens -

Between.

In Summer.

In Winter.

12 and 2, morn.

Fair...................

.Hard frost, unless wind be S. or E.

2 and 4, " .

Cold, frequent showers...

Snow and stormy .................

4 and 6, " .

Rain ..................

Rain ...........................

6 and 8, " .

Wind and rain ..........

Stormy ........................

8 and 10, " .

Changeable ............

.Cold rain if w. be W.; snow if E ....

10 and 12, " .

Frequent showers .......

Cold and high wind ...............

12 and 2, aft'n.

Very rainy ...........

Snow or rain ....................

2 and 4, " .

Changeable ...........

Fair and mild ....................

4 and 6, " .

Fair ..................

Fair ...........................

6 and 8, " .

Fr. weath. if w. N. W.;. (rainy if w. S. or S. E..,

. Fr. and frosty if w. N. or N. W.; rain or snow if S. or S. E..

8 and 10, " .

10 and midnight.

Fair ..................

Fair and frosty ...................

1. The nearer the time of the moon's change, first quarter, full or last quarter are to midnight, the fairer will the weather be during the seven days following.

2. The space for this calculation occupies from 10 at night till 2 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 of this calculation occupies from 10 o'clock in the morning to 2 in the afternoon.