The June solstice is the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and the winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere. The date varies between June 20 and June 22, depending on the year, and the local time zone. A solstice happens when the sun's zenith is at its furthest point from the equator. On the June solstice, it reaches its northernmost ...
When is the Summer Solstice? In 2020, the June solstice is Saturday, June 20, at 5:44 P.M. EDT.This date marks the official beginning of summer in the Northern Hemisphere, occurring when Earth arrives at the point in its orbit where the North Pole is at its maximum tilt (about 23.5 degrees) toward the Sun, resulting in the longest day and shortest night of the calendar year.
The Earth during the summer solstice in June 2017. The summer solstice or estival solstice, also known as midsummer, occurs when one of the Earth's poles has its maximum tilt toward the Sun. It happens twice yearly, once in each hemisphere (Northern and Southern). For that hemisphere, the summer solstice is when the Sun reaches its highest position in the sky and is the day with the longest .....
June Solstice (Summer Solstice) is on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 5:43 pm in Sunrise. In terms of daylight, this day is 3 hours, 17 minutes longer than on December Solstice. In most locations north of Equator, the longest day of the year is around this date. Earliest sunrise is on June 8 or June 9.
But summer's true midpoint — the moment that comes exactly between the summer solstice and the autumnal equinox in 2019 — will not occur until Aug. 7 at 7:52 a.m. EDT (1152 GMT).
The Summer solstice 2020 is on Saturday, June 20, 2020 (in 124 days). Sunrise over Stonehenge on the day of the summer solstice. In the Northern Hemisphere, the summer solstice marks the beginning of summer. A summer solstice is the moment in time when the Earth's tilt towards the Sun is at its maximum and the Sun reaches its highest position ...
The first day of summer is arriving soon. Here's what you need to know about the date, time and traditions marking the day known as the summer solstice of 2019.
The summer solstice is upon us: Friday, June 21 is the longest day of 2019, and the start of the summer season, for anyone living north of the equator. Google is marking the day with a Google Doodle .
The summer solstice occurs when the sun is directly over the Tropic of Cancer, which is located at 23.5° latitude North, and runs through Mexico, the Bahamas, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, India, and southern China. The sun will be directly over the Tropic of Cancer at 9:54 am MDT on June 21, 2019. For every place north of the Tropic of Cancer, the sun ...
The summer solstice is the longest day of the year. Solstices are opposite on either side of the equator, so the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere is the winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere, and vice versa. Earth's position in space at June solstice. Sunrise at Stonehenge at Summer Solstice. Some believe that Stonehenge (2500 ...