A note from the Doc: The references to planets and constellations on this site are not astrological in nature, merely the clearest way to reference these positions and angles. For more, please read: Astrology or Astronomy »

Doc Weather Basics

Information on the charts and processes that make up the forecasts in Doc Weather.

Astrology or astronomy for Doc Weather? - 11.01.06
What Doc Weather's system has revealed over the years is that there is an observable correlation between the Earth's climate and the planets (including the sun and moon), their angles in reference to one another, and where they are in the sky "over" the Earth. The use of planets and constellations on this site is merely the clearest way to reference these positions and angles. From this starting point we can talk about the energies those positions and angles represent and how they impact our climate and weather.

Once in a decade - 10.13.06
The rhythmic repeat of climate events is known to science as a decadal influence. Doc Weather takes a look at this familiar concept from a cosmic viewpoint.

Rhythms over a century - 08.27.06
The motion of the planets was once known as the music of the spheres. Doc Weather takes a look at some of the rhythms of this music.

Cloud watcher\'s Journal- lee wave patterns - 04.02.06
Patterns, from macro to micro, reveal similar forces in natural phenomena.

Cloud Watchers Journal - waves - 03.09.06
Waves create the forms of not only clouds but many other phenomena

Basic charts explained/ update - 12.23.05
Climate modeling in Doc Weather is explained in this sequence of charts as an aid to working with this site.

Cirrus Clouds - sentinels of storms - 06.06.05
Cirrus clouds tell of a distant disturbance to the west. Learn how to read these high altitude weather signals in this article.

Old Weather Rhymes - 05.15.05
Old timers knew weather rhymes called weather vanes to help them stay ahead of changes. Doc Weather explains some weather vanes in this article.

The Moon is coming! Watch your charts! - 02.03.05
The current Moon transit period is about to begin. Doc Weather reviews the past two Moon transits for comparison.

Moon watching experiment in Doc Weather - 10.22.04
With Doc Weather's help you can do this simple observation experiment and see how the Moon moves weather systems across the US continent every month.

Cloud Watching - convection cycles - 10.03.04
Cloud formations can reveal deep secrets of coming weather patterns to observers. Learn the basic structure of the convection cycle and how it serves to build clouds in this article.

Jet trails and cirrus clouds. - 10.03.04
Jet aircraft produce jet trails that can be useful in reading upper wind data. Docweather tells how to read these harbingers in a free version of a previously published popular members article.

Reading the Outlook Charts - 08.17.04
This article describes some of the basic ideas in Doc Weather in order to help readers follow along with the predictions.

Welcome to Doc Weather - 07.19.04
The mysteries of the weather have stimulated the imaginations of people since the beginning of time. In Doc Weather you can find a new slant on this old subject.

Introduction to El Nino - 07.13.04
Basic ideas about El Nino are given by Doc Weather to help you get acquainted. Then the planets are brought in for a unique view.

The Basic Chart in Doc Weather explained. - 07.12.04
The basic chart in Doc Weather brings together current charts from the National Weather Service and planetary motion studies from Doc Weather's research. Learn the basic concepts of this approach in this article.

North American Climate Patterns - 07.11.04
The yearly climate patterns in the United States are described in monthly sequences in this article. A seasonal alamanac of the United States is the result.

Drought and Lunar Eclipses - 07.09.04
Drought cycles can be linked to movements of the eclipse points in 18 year rhythms. Doc Weather explains eclipses and then links them to drought.

Glossary of Terms - 07.08.04