Below are some weather lore that are based on truth.
After the rhyme the scientific reasoning for it follows.
the dew is on the grass, Rain will never come to pass.
When grass is dry at morning light, look for
rain before the night.
High pressure (fair weather) usually allows for cooling at night
resulting in the formation of dew early in the morning. Low pressure
(rainy weather) is associated with rising air which inhibits the
development of morning dew.
gnats bite and I scratch in vain,
Because they know it is going to rain.
Flying insects fly closer to the ground before the rain plus the drop in
density of the air before the rains irritate the little fellows causing
them to swarm more and to bite more diligently.
around the moon,
Rain will fall soon.
The ring is produced by moonlight passing through high thin cirrus
clouds. Approaching cirrus clouds along with a falling barometer (low
pressure), are usually associated with weather fronts, which produce
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