red sky at night, shepherd's delight

red sky at night, shepherd's delight

A red sky at sunset is a sign that good weather will follow. The full phrase is "Red sky at night, shepherd's delight; red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning." I think we're going to have a nice sunny day tomorrow. Look at that sunset—red sky at night, shepherd's delight.
See also: delight, red, sky
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So was a schoolgirl experiment which proved the accuracy of that well-known saying Red Sky at Night, Shepherd's Delight.