The Spring Equinox is the Earliest in 100 Years

Let's celebrate the first day of spring!

March 19, 2020
kat simons

"In 2020, the spring equinox (also called the March equinox or vernal equinox) occurs on Thursday, March 19, which is earlier than it’s been in over a century! This event marks the astronomical first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere."

For reference, let's check out the rest of the dates for the Spring Equinox!

YearSpring Equinox (Northern Hemisphere)

2020 - Thursday, March 19, at 11:50 P.M. EDT

2021 - Saturday, March 20, at 5:37 A.M. EDT

2022 - Sunday, March 20, at 11:33 A.M. EDT

2023 - Monday, March 20, at 5:24 P.M. EDT

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