From the Library of Congress:
"To get a rough estimate of the temperature in degrees fahrenheit, count the number of [cricket] chirps in 15 seconds and then add 37. The number you get will be an approximation of the outside temperature."
So whenever you don't hear a cricket chirping, it's roughly 37 degrees!
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