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2016 Seasons Calendar


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Seasons divide the year into four distinct periods of time named Spring, Summer, Autumn/Fall, and Winter. Each season brings different weather, hours of light, and plant/animal behaviors. The seasons are brought about by the yearly orbit of the earth around the sun and the tilt of the earth's axis. Below are the astronomical dates for the calendar year 2016 for both the northern and southern hemispheres.

Season Date # Days Season Start
Northern Hemisphere
Spring March 19th - Saturday -345
Summer June 20th - Monday -252
Autumn/Fall September 22nd - Thursday -158
Winter December 21st - Wednesday -68
* Local time for Denver, CO. Accurate globally within 24 hrs.

Season Date # Days Season Start
Southern Hemisphere
Autumn/Fall March 20th - Sunday -344
Winter June 21st - Tuesday -251
Spring September 23rd - Friday -157
Summer December 21st - Wednesday -68
* Local time for Sydney, Aus. Accurate globally within 24 hrs.