Cricket Chirps Nature’s Thermometer Formula
Did you know that you can figure out the temperature by counting a crickets chirps? So the next time you hear a chirping cricket and want to know what the temperature is, you can use the formula below.
This is the formula that is endorsed by The Old Farmer’s Almanac
To convert cricket chirps to degrees Fahrenheit, count number of chirps in 14 seconds then add 40 to get temperature.
Example: 30 chirps + 40 = 70° F
To convert cricket chirps to degrees Celsius, count number of chirps in 25 seconds, divide by 3, then add 4 to get temperature.
Example: 48 chirps /(divided by) 3 + 4 = 20° C