When Is The First Day of Spring 2017

When is vernal equinox 2017

According to Gregorian year, the 1st day of spring 2017 in northern hemisphere will be on Monday, 20th March at 10:29 UTC. And the last day of spring equinox 2017 will be on Wednesday 21st June. The first day of vernal equinox 2017 in southern hemisphere will be on Thursday, 22nd September at 14:21 UTC.

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About Spring Equinox

Spring is one of the four seasons. Spring follows winter and is followed by the summer. The spring begins in the Northern Hemisphere (mostly) on March 20 and ends (mostly) on 21 June. In the southern hemisphere springtime usually starts on 22 September. During the spring are in the northern regions of the northern hemisphere, the trees greener and involve many plants bloom; gradually becomes warmer and the risk of frost smaller.

The word "spring" is an old distraction of long and relates to the lengthening of the days. It is akin to German Lenz and the English lent, the forty days of Lent before Easter.

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People and Spring Equinox

Spring is often associated with fertility and food production. In Europe, annual food crops sown in spring. The effects of the spring on the nature Spring is traditionally celebrated with fertility symbols. Waste material can be seen in symbols as the maypole, the Easter Bunny and eggs, and stick with the cock at the top during Palm Sunday. In Hinduism, Hindu celebrate Holi, In China, Chinese celebrate Chinese new year as a spring festival.

The days in the spring to be compared with the previous winter longer, and the sunlight is stronger. This has effect on humans, because the amount of serotonin and dopamine becomes higher. This results in an increase of desire to achieve something, feel to have more power or energy, motivation, stress, etc.

Effects of Spring Equinox on Plants and Animals:

All plants, including agricultural crops begin to grow in length after hibernation. Even animals come out of their hiding places and begin nesting. Migratory birds migrate northwards in response to warmer temperatures. In mammals, such as sheep, the young are born in early spring, so they go by the end of summer with a sufficient reserve the difficult winter season.

Spring Equinox Facts:

In 2044, the vernal equinox will be on March 19, 2044. It will be the only Spring equinox of 21st century that will be observe on March 19.

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Difference Between 1st Day of Spring and Spring Day

Many people don't know what they are saying when taking about start of spring in 2016. Because they don't know a difference in between the 1st of spring and 1st spring day. So let me tell you. The first day of spring is one thing, and the first spring day is totally another kind of thing. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month.

What does this mean? It means first day of spring is fixed and it is a day when spring starts technically. But on the other side, the first spring day is generally referred to the day when the temperature becomes more than 16 degree Celsius. New leafs can be seen sprouting from plants and trees, birds can be seen in growls singing, etc. And this day doesn't fixed to any date. It can be any day in mostly in last two weeks of february, but some cities even observe this in January also, as Karachi did this in 2016.

Spring 2016 In India? - Time Until Start of Spring

In India which comes under northern hemisphere by geolocation, in 2016 the 1st day of spring will be start from March 20th. Its precise starting time on 20th March according to Indian local time zone (GMT 5:30+), is 10:00 o'clock in the morning. Spring 2016 will be on Sunday. In case you are curious enough to know how many days and time left until start of spring 2016 in India, than here () is your spring countdown .