Depending on your religious affiliation or origin, it can also mean the approach of Easter, Easter or Ramadan. And moms can look forward to Mother’s Day.
Here’s everything you need to know about the season change, as well as the dates you need to mark on your calendar.
When does spring officially begin?
Astronomical spring began in On Sunday, March 20, 2022, at 11:33 ETin the Northern Hemisphere, according to AccuWeather. This time also marked the beginning of autumn in the Southern Hemisphere.
What is the vernal equinox?
“Equinox” comes from the Latin word meaning “equal night”, according to AccuWeather.
During the equinox, the Earth is located both on its axis and in an orbit perpendicular to the Sun, which allows the sun’s rays to travel directly to the equator of our planet. As a result, both day and night last for 12 hours around the globe.
The vernal, or vernal, equinox was the first of two in the year: the autumnal or autumnal equinox in 2022 will take place in Thursday, Sept. 22, at 9:04 p.m. ET.
Conversely, solstices mark the greatest difference in time between night and day. In 2022, the summer solstice, the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere, falls on 5:14 a.m. ET on Tuesday, June 21st. The upper half of the world will experience the shortest day in 2022 during the winter solstice 16:48 on ET on Wednesday, December 21st.
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What holidays and dates should I celebrate in my calendar?
- Ramadan begins at sunset on Saturday, April 2nd.
- Pesach begins at sunset on Friday, April 15th.
- Easter is Sunday, April 17.
- Earth Day is Friday, April 22.
- Eid al-Fitr begins at sunset on Monday, May 2nd.
- Cinca de Mayo – Thursday, May 5.
- Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8.
- Orthodox Easter – Sunday, May 24.
- Remembrance Day is Monday, May 30.
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