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Seasons on Earth change in response to the regular change in the planet's axial tilt relative to the Sun. Earth is inclined at a 23-degree angle, and as a result it points first one, then the other, hemisphere toward the... More »

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Fluctuations in oil prices in Connecticut occur due to the usual forces of demand and supply, among other economic factors that affect the prices of commodities. The prices are also affected by seasons. During winter, th... More »

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The length of the hurricane season is June 1 to Nov. 30 for the Atlantic, but it begins on May 15 for the Eastern Pacific. Hurricanes build up over warm water in the ocean and gain strength to make landfall. More »

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The seasons reflect the Earth's tilt toward and away from the sun. These tilts are called solstices and equinoxes. They occur four times a year and, although their dates don't match exactly, they roughly correspond to th... More »

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The seasons are caused by Earth's axial tilt as it orbits the Sun. This results in parts of the globe receiving more energy from the Sun at certain times of the year, increasing the temperature and altering weather patte... More »

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The tilt of Earth’s axis and the position on its orbit around the sun due to the rotation on the axis are the properties that cause seasons, according to the National Weather Service. Seasons are opposite one another on ... More »

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The Earth's tilt on its axis is what causes the change in the seasons and explains why summer days are longer than winter days. The Earth orbits in an ellipse around the Sun, and because of this, it draws closer to the S... More »

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