What to know about the vernal equinox - WCTV

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) – Spring officially started at 6:29 a.m. on Monday, March 20. That is the time that the vernal (spring) equinox occurred. What is the vernal equinox? The vernal equinox is the point that the sun's direct rays cross over the ...

What is the Vernal Equinox? - WYMT News (press release)

(WYMT) - Though the 2016-2017 winter season was mild, March 20th marked its official end and the astronomical spring is back in season. Credit: EUMETSAT. About an hour before the sun rose Monday morning, something that only happens twice a year ...

Why the Spring Always Seems Colder Than It Should Be - Lifehacker

Today is the first day of spring, or the vernal equinox, but it doesn't feel that way for a lot of the country. It's still pretty cold, and it will remain chilly for a while. Here's why. Advertisement. When you think of spring, you probably think of ...

Spring has begun - KCRG

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Monday is the first day of spring! While we've begun a new season, the vernal equinox lasts just a moment in time. That moment is when the Sun's direct rays directly hit the Earth's equator. That happened at 5:29 ...

7 quirky facts about the vernal equinox - Concord Register

From dancing tree fairies to the reality of spring fever, there's more to the March equinox than almost-equal night and day. There is really no secret as to why the change from winter to spring has been celebrated throughout time. Even for those with ...

Happy First Day of Spring Wilton! - HamletHub

Today, Monday, March 20 marks the first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere, also known as the vernal equinox. "All over the world, days and nights are approximately equal. The name equinox comes from Latin words which mean “equal ...

Happy First Day of Spring Darien! - HamletHub

There may be piles of snow outside, but don't fret - spring has arrived (at least astronomically). Today, Monday, March 20 marks the first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere, also known as the vernal equinox. "All over the world, days and nights ...

Happy spring! The vernal equinox explained - SFGate

Spring officially arrived at 6:28 Monday morning. The day is formally known as the vernal equinox. What is the vernal equinox? The word “equinox” means the point at which the sun crosses the Earth's equator. On this day, the sun shines directly on the ...

Spring begins Monday; here's why NH already had 'equal day and night' - NH1 News

Known as the vernal or spring equinox, this is one of two days each year when the Earth's axis is not tilted toward or away from the sun at all. This means day and night are close to equal length across the planet. This also occurs on the autumnal ...

Forecast: Monday, March 20, 2017 - Fox 35 Orlando

Goodbye Winter, hello Spring! The vernal equinox, or Spring, is scheduled to start around 6:29 a.m.. Expect wall-to-wall sunshine as high pressure dominates the forecast. Temperatures will climb to around 77 degrees inland, and upper 60s/low 70s along ...

Spring has Finally Sprung - KPVI News 6

Monday morning at 4:28 a.m. local time, Spring Equinox officially took place in the northern hemisphere which kicks-off the spring season. In the northern hemisphere that means more daylight hours and a warming temperature trend. For much of east Idaho ...

Google Celebrates the First Day of Spring with Adorable Doodle - Business 2 Community

Spring has officially sprung on Google. To mark the spring equinox in the Northern Hemisphere, an adorably mischievous Doodle made its debut Monday morning. According to the Google Doodle's description, the spring equinox (or vernal equinox) ...

Spring is here: How to watch the equinox in LA - 89.3 KPCC

The four changes of the seasons, related to the position of sunlight on the planet, are captured in this view from Earth orbit. NASAEarthObservatory (via YouTube). 154153 full. Share. Share via Email email; Share on Twitter; Share on Facebook. Though ...

Pagans celebrate first day of spring at Stonehenge during vernal equinox (VIDEOS, PHOTOS) - RT

Spring is officially here, according to the astronomical calendar. The arrival of the vernal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere is when the sun shines directly on the equator, giving us almost equal amounts of day and night. The spring equinox occurred ...

Spring equinox 2017: What is an equinox anyway? - Christian Science Monitor

For those in the Northern Hemisphere, March 20 marks the spring equinox, one of two points of the year when both hemispheres of our planet get the same amount of daylight. Monitor's Best: Top 5 ...

Google seizes the season change with two Doodles - CNET

Google marks the spring equinox in the Northern Hemisphere. Google. It may not feel like it on the US East Coast with mounds of snow piled along the streets, but Monday marks the first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. Of course, if you're ...

Monday marks first official day of spring - WTOC

(CNN) - It may not feel like spring in some parts of the country, but the season of new life is officially upon us. Monday marked the first official day of spring. Specifically, spring began at 6:29 a.m. Eastern. That is the exact moment of the vernal ...

This is what the spring equinox is and the unusual traditions that mark it - WalesOnline

Winter is officially behind us as March 20 marks the beginning of spring in an astronomical sense. It will come to an end on Wednesday, May 31. This is what much of the public goes by when heralding the start of spring, and is commonly marked on calendars.

Sounds of Spring: A Seasonal Playlist for the Vernal Equinox - WPLN

Today marks the vernal equinox, and for the Northern Hemisphere, the first day of spring. With the turn of the season comes warmer weather (at least, in theory), the first buds on the trees and blooms on the ground, afternoon thunderstorms and choruses ...

Today is the first day of spring: here are five weird traditions to celebrate the Vernal Equinox in 2017 - Manchester Evening News

Winter is over and spring is here. It's officially the Vernal Equinox. But what is the Vernal Equinox? Why is it called that? Everything you need to know. Share; Comments. BySophie CurtisMatthew Cooper. 15:56, 20 MAR 2017. News. Share; Comments.