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Spring Fun Facts

While springtime brings flowers and warmer weather, there is much more to know about the spring. Discover fascinating spring fun facts picked up by our experts.

These fun facts will expose you to interesting facts about the weather, the Earth's orbit around the sun, and more super interesting stuff!

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The first day of spring is marked by the Spring Equinox, falling on March 19, 20, or 21 every year.
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While the Northern Hemisphere experiences spring from March to June, it is autumn in the Southern Hemisphere.
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Spring runs from Vernal Equinox to Summer Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere.
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Because the earth does not circle the sun in exactly 365 days, the equinoxes and solstices do not always come on the same day. The Earth takes approximately 365.25 days to go around the Sun, and our yearly calendar is 365 days.
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In the Northern Hemisphere, spring runs from March. The March equinox (aka vernal equinox or spring equinox) happens when the Sun passes the equator line on its way to the north.
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Spring in the Southern Hemisphere runs from September 1st to November 30.
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Days in spring are shorter than summer days. As the time passes in the spring, the daylight time increase and night time decrease.
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In spring, plants grow faster and bloom as they respond better to spring's temperature and light.
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Spring comes before summer and after the winter. The first day of spring is called the vernal equinox.
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The Spring season was originally called Lent in Old English. Starting in the 14th century, that time of the year was called "Springing time," a reference to plants springing up from the ground.
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