Brilliant backyard science experiment: how to make a rain gauge, homemade weather station

How to make a rain gauge :: backyard science

Brilliant backyard science experiment: how to make a rain gauge, homemade weather station

London in the late 1880s

London in the late 1880s

St Swithun's Gate is from the 15th century, Winchester, England. Our tips for 25 fun things to do in England: http://www.europealacarte.co.uk/blog/2011/08/18/what-to-do-england/

St Swithun's Gate is from the 15th century, Winchester, England. Our tips for 25 fun things to do in England: http://www.europealacarte.co.uk/blog/2011/08/18/what-to-do-england/

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.

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.

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

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

St Swithin's Day 2016: What is it and will it rain for 40 days? #July15th2016

St Swithin's Day: What is it and will it rain for 40 days?

St Swithin's Day 2016: What is it and will it rain for 40 days? #July15th2016

Genealogical Gems: On This Day: St Swithin’s Day

Genealogical Gems: On This Day: St Swithin’s Day

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

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

▶ Billy Bragg - St Swithin's Day - YouTube

▶ Billy Bragg - St Swithin's Day - YouTube

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

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

The London Stone in the wall of St Swithin's, Cannon Street, London, 1926-1927. Artist: McLeish

The London Stone in the wall of St Swithin's, Cannon Street, London, 1926-1927. Artist: McLeish

London Stone, 109 Cannon Street EC4 - c 1930s

London Stone, 109 Cannon Street EC4 - c 1930s

'St Swithun' David Austin rose   Oh these are beautiful!!!

'St Swithun' David Austin rose Oh these are beautiful!!!

(Creatas via Getty Images) Weather Sayings: True or false?:  “If it rains on St Swithin's Day then we're in for forty days of rain”  False! Weather records began in 1861 and since then there has been no mention of 40 dry or 40 days of rain after St Swithin's day on 15 July, says The Weather Channel.

(Creatas via Getty Images) Weather Sayings: True or false?: “If it rains on St Swithin's Day then we're in for forty days of rain” False! Weather records began in 1861 and since then there has been no mention of 40 dry or 40 days of rain after St Swithin's day on 15 July, says The Weather Channel.

St Swithin's Day

St Swithin's Day

Catholic Cuisine: Watch the weather on St. Swithin's Day July 15

Catholic Cuisine: Watch the weather on St. Swithin's Day July 15

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