2437. If it rains on the sixth of June, there will be no mast..............................Mountains
2438. A dry June means a good corn crop.
2439. If it rains on the first of the dog days, it will rain thirty days.
2440. If it rains on July first, it will rain seventeen days in the month.
2441. If it rains on July first, there will be no grapes that year..........................Mountains
2442. If it rains between the first and the fourth of July, it will rain for forty days............Mountains
2443. If it rains on the fourth of July, there will be no grapes that year....................Mountains
2444. It never rains at night in July... Central Kentucky
2445. If it rains on St. Swithin's day, July fifteenth, it will rain for forty days.
2446. There will be as many snows in the following winter as there are rains in August.
2447. As many foggy mornings as there are in August, so many snows will there be in the winter.
2448. There will be as many snows in the winter as there are foggy mornings in October.
2449. If it thunders in December, there will be cold weather.
2450. A green (warm) Christmas makes a fat graveyard.
2451. A white (snowy) Christmas means a lean graveyard.
2452. If it sleets between the Christmases (old and new), there will be a good mast year.........Mountains
2453. The number of fogs in summer indicates the number of snows in winter.
2454. If you stick an axe into a tree during "dogwood winter" (see 2433), the tree will die.
2455. If it rains on Sunday, there will be only one fair day in the week.
2456. If the sun sets behind a cloud on Wednesday evening, there will be rain before Sunday.
2457. If the sun shines on Monday, it will shine every day in the week.
2458. If the leaves on the trees turn up on Monday, it will rain before Wednesday.
2459. If the leaves on the trees turn up on Wednesday, it will rain before Sunday.
2460. If it rains on Monday, it will rain all the week.
2461. A rain on Monday means rain two more days of that week.
2462. If the weather is cloudy on Monday, there will be cloudy weather on three days of the week.
2463. If the sun goes down behind a bank of clouds on
Wednesday, there will be rain before the week is gone.
2464. A cloudy sunset on Thursday means no rain before
2465. Friday is either the fairest or the foulest day of the week.
2466. The sun always shines brightly sometime on Friday and Saturday.
2467. A rain on Friday means rain on Sunday.
2468. If the weather is clear on Friday, it will rain on
2469. If the sunset is clear on Friday, there will be rain before Monday.
2470. The weather at Friday noon determines the weather for the following Sunday.
2471. If the sun sets behind a cloud Friday night, it will rain before Tuesday.
2472. When the moon sets clear on Friday, there will be rain before Tuesday.
2473. The sun shines every Saturday but three during the year.
2474. If the clouds open before seven and close again, there will be rain before eleven. "Open and shet is a sign of wet."
2475. "Rain before seven, stop before eleven."
2476. It always clears off at milking time.
2477. It never rains so hard at three o'clock in the afternoon as it does at other times in the day.
2478. When the wind is high, it will blow hardest about five o'clock - night or morning.
2479. "Night red, next morning gray,
Sure sign of a pretty day."
2480. "Red in the morning, sailors take warning. Red at night, sailors delight."
2481. "Red sunrise at morning, sailors take warning. Red sunset at evening, storms are leaving."
2482. "If at morn the sky be red, it bids the traveler stay in bed;
If at night the sky be gray, it bids the traveler on his way."
2483. "Evening red, morning gray, speed the traveler on his way;
Evening gray and morning red, brings down rain upon his head."
2484. "Evening red and morning gray, sets a traveler on his way.
Evening gray and morning red, put on your hat and wet your head."
2485. If the sun sets clear, there will be fair weather for the next three days; if cloudy, it will rain within three days.
2486. If the sun throws a reflection on the window when it is going down, the next day will be fair.
2487. If the weather clears off during the hours of darkness there will be rain again within thirty-six hours.
2488. Butterflies in the fall are a sign of cold weather immediately.
2489. If it thunders at midnight, the frogs will soon look through glass windows (that is, there will be ice-cold weather).
2490. "Blessed are the dead the rain falls on."
2491. If anyone dies, it will rain............Mountains
2492. If there is dew on the grass at night, there will be good weather.
2493. If there is no dew at night, there will be bad weather.
2494. "If the dew is on the grass, Rain will never come to pass."
2495. If there is not much dew on the ground in the morning, one may expect rain.
2496. When a dog chews grass, there will be rain.
2497. If a dog howls toward the moon, you may expect snow.
2498. When a turtle-dove calls in the spring, winter is broken.
2499. The cry of a turtle-dove foretells warm weather.
2500. When turtle-doves coo, there will be rain.
2501. To dream of the dead is a sign of rain or snow..............................Western Kentucky
2502. If you dream of eating something, there will be bad weather.
2503. If ducks fly high, there will be clear weather.
2504. If ducks fly low, there will be falling weather.
2505. If your feet hurt, it will rain.
2506. Itching of frostbitten feet indicates the nearness of snow or rain.
2507. If firelight is seen reflected on the woodwork in the room, cold weather will follow.