Correctly decoded summer signs will help predict the coming changes in the weather and determine what autumn or winter is expected. For the most accurate interpretation, it is recommended to pay attention to the behavior of animals, crops and various natural phenomena. A cloudless sky during sunset is a sign of prolonged heat.
Signs about the weather in summer
In summer weather, the following folk signs stand out:
- frequent rains symbolize a snowy winter;
- strong wind in the evening – to an imminent deterioration of the weather;
- high cumulus clouds during the day often appear before nighttime thunderstorms;
- drought indicates a frosty winter with minimal rainfall;
- a cloudless sky at sunset is a sign of prolonged heat.
In the evening, the appearance of dew on the ground and grass is the main sign of clear weather without wind and precipitation the next day.
Summer signs about nature
Summer signs associated with natural phenomena and animals are also of great importance:
- The appearance of a large number of earthworms is an omen of imminent rains. And also the imminent deterioration of the weather is indicated by the bathing of sparrows in sand or dust.
- You should not wait for precipitation in the coming days if you notice a large number of its inhabitants near the anthill. If there are practically no ants near your home, tune in to rain and strong winds.
- The cooing of pigeons or the appearance of dung beetles heralds warm and sunny days.
In the coming days, do not expect precipitation and a drop in temperature if you see mosquitoes flying in a swarm.
- Loud songs of crickets late at night are a sure sign of good weather.
A good harvest of mushrooms and berries symbolizes a cold winter, and the presence of a large number of insects in the branches of acacia portends an imminent decrease in temperature.
Folk omens by month
Signs about summer differ from month to month. June is characterized by the following natural phenomena:
- the appearance of a rainbow in the evening portends an improvement in the weather;
- red clouds in the sky before sunrise – strong winds;
- abundant dew – to a large harvest;
- fog – a lot of mushrooms.
If in June you see a belated flowering of mountain ash – get ready for a long autumn. Drought foreshadows a nest made by a lark in a hole, and a bird house on a hill indicates frequent rainfall. Windy weather is to be expected if you hear the incessant singing of the nightingale throughout the night.
The heat in July indicates frosty December. A lot of sow thistle this month also indicates a cold winter, and a large amount of sorrel symbolizes a warm winter season.
In August, pay special attention to the weather in the first week of the month – if it is warm outside and there are no sudden changes in temperature, expect a long and snowy winter. The lack of frequent precipitation in the last summer month indicates a warm and dry autumn, and many thunderstorms are a sure sign of a prolonged autumn.
Folk omens by day
Weather changes can be predicted by paying attention to the daily changes in each month.
In June, there are such superstitions:
- 1 – precipitation on this day indicates a dry month, and a low temperature indicates prolonged cold weather;
- 2 – if you see moles getting out of their holes, wait for a shower;
- 3 – bad weather – a sign of a long, cold autumn;
- 4 – the dull reddish twinkling of the stars symbolizes rain, and the sun’s rays breaking through the clouds – fast rains;
- 5 – abundant flowering of hawthorn – a sign of a harsh winter;
- 6 – rain – to the harvest of mushrooms, and blooming rose hips – to the absence of frost;
- 7 – thunder on this day is a prerequisite for heavy showers and cold snap;
- 8 – dampness – to prolonged bad weather;
- 9 – the presence of clouds in the sky during the day, which disappear in the evening – to the warmth;
- 10 – morning downpour indicates clear weather for the rest of the day;
- 11 – fog in the morning spreads over the water – the whole day will be warm and without precipitation;
- 12 – rosehip bloom indicates a long, cold winter, and blooming water lilies that go under the water predict rain;
- 13 – abundant evening dew – to a hot day, and its absence – to rains;
- 14 – cloudiness in the morning symbolizes a good harvest of spring crops;
- 15 – sunrise from the fog indicates a calm, hot day;
- 16 – south wind – for a big harvest, north-west – for a rainy, cool summer, and north – for good, warm weather on that day;
- 17 – damp south-west wind – to fast showers and thunderstorms;
- 18 – north wind – to a warm day without precipitation, and north-west – to a rainy summer;
- 19 – a sharp cold snap indicates an imminent change in the weather for the better;
- 20 – a warm day is a sign of a good rye harvest;
- 21 – plentiful dew – for a dry summer, but with a good harvest;
- 22 – low-flying swifts and swallows, as well as loudly screaming crows – to the rain;
- 23 – the appearance of sticky juice on willow leaves – to worsen the weather;
- 24 – stars twinkling with greenish light – for clear weather;
- 25 – clear milky way – to strong winds throughout the day;
- 26 – a strong smell from flowers and herbs in the morning – to an imminent rain;
- 27 – the release of sap on maple leaves – to fast, prolonged rains;
- 28 – grasshoppers chirping loudly – to precipitation;
- 29 – fog spreads over the ground in the evening – to the imminent improvement of the weather;
- 30 – an evening rainbow – to warmth, and a crimson sunset – to strong winds.
Pay special attention to natural phenomena in July:
- 1 – a greenish colored moon is a sure sign of good weather;
- 2 – evening rainbow – warming;
- 3 – flooded chaffinch singing on this day – good weather;
- 4 – strong wind and cloudiness – to rain;
- 5 – precipitation on this day – to a good harvest of flax and bread;
- 6 – if after rain a bright rainbow is visible for a long time – to damp weather;
- 7 – strong dew – for a good harvest of cucumbers, and rains – for a bad harvest;
- 8 – north wind – to clear weather in the coming days, east – to rains;
- 9 – precipitation on this day indicates a wet September;
- 10 – rain on Samson – a sure sign of frequent precipitation before Indian summer;
- 11 – you can’t hear the cuckoo cuckoo – to early winter;
- 12 – rains on Petrov day – to prolonged precipitation;
- 13 – morning dew – to a sunny day, and its absence – to rains;
- 14 – clouds are visible in the sky in the morning – expect a strong summer thunderstorm;
- 15 – to see yellowed leaves on this day – by early autumn and long winter;
- 16 – mosquitoes curl in circles – good weather for a long time;
- 17 – a lot of clouds in the sky – the next few days it will be warm;
- 18 – yellowish clouds – to rain;
- 19 – precipitation – by damp autumn;
- 20 – rain on this day – to a bad harvest;
- 21 – frisky sparrows – to the sun;
- 22 – a large harvest of blueberries – by a frosty winter;
- 23 – resounding thunder – to pouring rain, deaf – to light precipitation;
- 24 – early fall of foliage – by a prolonged autumn;
- 25 – heavy morning dew and creeping fog indicate that the remaining summer days will be hot;
- 26 – rainy weather – to the death of the harvest, dry – to a warm autumn;
- 27 – precipitation on this day – a sign of rainy weather for the next month;
- 28 – morning shower – towards the sun during the day;
- 29 – rain symbolizes precipitation in the coming days;
- 30 – thunderstorm – to a rainy autumn and snowy winter;
- 31 – hot day – by cold December.
In August, it is easy to predict the weather for the winter and autumn seasons:
- 1 – rain – by wet autumn, no precipitation – by warm September;
- 2 – rain and strong wind – the weather will soon improve;
- 3 – thunderstorm throughout the day – to severe cold snap and hail;
- 4 – abundant dew indicates a flax crop failure;
- 5 – evening fog creeping along the ground – to the heat;
- 6 – cuckoos fly low – to an imminent rain;
- 7 – cold morning – to a harsh winter;
- 8 – swallows fly over water – to precipitation;
- 9 – the red color stands out in the rainbow – to windy weather;
- 10 – ants expand their anthill – towards early and cold winter;
- 11 – ripe oats are re-greened – by a rainy autumn;
- 12 – a cloudy and cool day means that rain is not expected in the near future;
- 13 – a rainbow that appears – to a short cooling;
- 14 – strong wind – for a snowy winter;
- 15 – what the weather will be on this day, this will be the whole September;
- 16 – warm day – by dry October, cold – by rainy autumn;
- 17 – what this day will be, so will November;
- 18 – clear weather in the afternoon and the appearance of clouds in the evening – an early change in weather;
- 19 – storks begin to prepare for the flight – a sign of an early, frosty winter;
- 20 – fog disappears immediately after sunrise – to warmth;
- 21 – strong wind – to prolonged cold snaps with precipitation;
- 22 – abundant dew at night – to heat, its absence – to rains;
- 23 – calm water on rivers and lakes – for warm autumn and winter without snowfalls;
- 24 – red glow at sunrise – to showers and winds;
- 25 – rain – for a short ‘Indian summer’;
- 26 – an owl screams for Tikhon’s day – to a sharp change in temperature, and a strong wind – to a rainy September;
- 27 – weak, warm wind – to a clear autumn, storm – to a rainy, cold September;
- 28 – a lot of cobwebs – to a frosty winter;
- 29 – if the cranes have already flown away, October will be frosty;
- 30 – reddish sun at sunrise – sharp cooling and increased wind;
- 31 – fresh and transparent air in the morning – for a cold snap.
Paying attention to the daily weather and unusual behavior of animals, you can easily predict it in the near future, which will help save the harvest or plan your vacation.