St Swithin Stained Glass in Winchester Cathedral. Today 15th July is St Swithin's Day, he was a Saxon Bishop of Winchester, but is more famously known for a popular rhyme associated with him. St Swithin's day if thou dost rain, For forty days it will remain, St Swithin's Day if thou be fair, For forty days twill rain no more. B. Lowe

Bishop of Winchester; Swithin's day if thou dost rain For forty days it will remain St. Swithin's day if thou be fair For forty days 'twill rain nae mair.

St. Swithin's Day Weather Lore: If on St. Swithin's Day (July 15) ye do rain, for forty days it will remain. - A Farmers' Almanac Philosofact

Swithin’s Day Weather Lore: If on St. Swithin’s Day (July ye do rain, for forty days it will remain. - A Farmers' Almanac Philosofact

Noah on St Swithin's Day

Swithin’s day if thou dost rain’ July month in Newfoundland was the month for the ‘excursionists’.

St Swithin's Day, if it does rain. Full forty days, it will remain

Red sky at night and other weather lore

Rainy days in England | ... rain begins to fall, rain, London UK: St Swithin's Day rain hits hopes

St Swithin's Day rain hits hopes for hot summer

People head for cover as heavy rain begins to fall, rain, London UK: St Swithin's Day rain hits hopes for hot summer

FINAL CALL We are all set for our first group support session tonight and can't wait to meet you all! If you've been sitting on the fence, hopefully this will change your mind <3 We look forward to seeing you at 7pm tonight @St Swithin's Community Centre, Lincoln LN2 5AZ  #parentalalienation #narcissisticabuse

FINAL CALL We are all set for our first group support session tonight and can't wait to meet you all! If you've been sitting on the fence, hopefully this will change your mind <3 We look forward to seeing you at 7pm tonight @St Swithin's Community Centre, Lincoln LN2 5AZ #parentalalienation #narcissisticabuse

Saint Swithin’s Day. According to old English belief, “St. Swithin’s Day, if thou dost rain, for 40 days it will remain; St. Swithin’s Day, if thou be fair, for 40 days, will rain nae mair.”

Swithin's day if thou dost rain For forty days it will remain St. Swithin's day if thou be fair For forty days 'twill rain nae mair .

A young woman walks through a field of linseed in Fenny Drayton, Leicestershire on St Swithin's Day, which is said to predict the weather for the next 40 days

Scorched earth UK: London's landmarks suffer in the heatwave as temperatures are set to soar into the 90s... and will stay all July

Scorched earth UK: London's landmarks suffer in the heatwave as temperatures are set to soar into the and will stay all July

Compton Bassett, Wiltshire: St Swithin's Church. Henry Wiltshire, 6th Great Grandfather (1736 - 1823)

Compton Bassett, Wiltshire: St Swithin's Church. Henry Wiltshire, 6th Great Grandfather (1736 - 1823)

Faeries and all that stuff: St Swithin's Day

St Swithin's Day, if thou dost rain Full forty days it will remain St Swithins Day, if thou be fair For forty days, twill rai.

Tales from a Toymaker: St. Swithin's Day........

Tales from a Toymaker: St.

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