The Longest Day of the Year 2017
Hello friends, do you want to know which the longest day of the year is? The longest day of the year is generally marked by the summer solstices. The summer solstice is the day in the month of June when the day is the longest. This post shares the date and day of the longest day of 2017. On this day, the sun-rays fall perpendicularly to the tropic of the Caner. This day means summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. It means winter solstice in the countries of Southern Hemisphere.
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Further, in this post, you will find how the dates vary. The date of the longest day of the year varies every year. The longest day also means that the season will start changing. The northern hemisphere changes season from spring to summer. The southern hemisphere changes season from autumn to winter after the longest day of the year. Similarly, our site also contains dates of the shortest day of the year. Now, find the exact timings and the dates of the summer solstice 2017.
When Is The Longest Day 2017
Due to the time differences, the longest day of the year falls on different dates in different time zones. We have given here the time and date of occurrence of the summer solstice in major time zones of the world. The below date are also known as the first day of summer 2017-03-19
Summer Solstices of the Year 2017:
· GMT/UTC: 20th June 2016, 4.30 AM
· EST: 19th June 2016, 11.30 PM
· EDT: 20th June 2016, 0.30 AM
· IST: 20th June 2016, 10.00 AM
If you belong to any other time zone, you can calculi ate your time and date. Know the time difference between your region and the GMT or UTC timings. This will allow you to calculate the date and time of the first day of summer in your own region. The same will be the longest day of 2017 in your region.
When Is Summer
When the summer solstice occurs, the summer season starts setting on. It normally starts around 19th of 20th June. This year the summer will start on 20th of June 2017. Also note, the same day will start the season of winter in countries like Australia, and New Zealand.
In some regions, the date of the start of the summer is 21st June. This happens due to the time difference. The summer season remains until September when the fall equinox or autumn equinox occurs.
First Day of Summer
The longest day of the year is also the first day of summer. The day is very significant astronomically. It also has a great significance in different religions and cultures. The day is generally co-related with the agricultural activities as well. The strawberry festival is celebrated in Sweden on the first day of the summer season. The festival is also now popular in other countries. The festival brings the season of harvesting strawberries.
Generally, the first days of all the seasons share a cultural or agricultural importance. The start of the summer season is also a start of the vacations and picnics. The longest day of the year also bring the longest vacations for the schools and colleges in the northern hemisphere. We will soon bring details on the shortest day of the year. Also, keep visiting us to know the dates of September equinox and next full moon. Remember us to get the full moon calendar 2017. Kids can also refer our site for the educational purpose. The site also explains all the moon phases and the moon cycles.