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Summer Fun Facts

Discover amazing summer fun facts about the summer times, earth, the sun, the dog days, the summer solstice, and more.

The summer season, which sets in April and continues to the end of July, occurs when the earth tilts towards the sun. Learn some facts about Summer with our fun facts.

Summer Fun Facts

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The summer solstice marks the point when the sun gets to its highest point in the sky. Solstices occur when the Earth's axis of rotation is tilted at about 23.4 degrees relative to its orbit around the sun.
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The start of the summer is called the Summer Solstice or June solstice.
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Summer in the Northern Hemisphere is from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox. The autumnal equinox happens in two moments in the year when the Sun is positioned exactly above the equator. At this time and day and night are of equal length.
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At the summer solstice, the daylight period is longer, and the nights are shorter. On this day, the sun traveled the longest path (and period) in the sky and reached the highest point in the sky.
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The Dog Days of summer describe the most impressive summertime and is between July 3rd and August 11 each year. According to the Romans, the “dog days” occurred when Sirius appeared to rise just before the sun in late July.
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Summer Solstice is also known as June Solstice since it's usually happening on June 21.
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Since each of them is the different far ends of the Earth, when one side is tilting towards the sun and closer to the sun, the other side is far away.
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When the Northern Hemisphere is in Summer, the Southern Hemisphere has winter solstice, which marks the year's shortest day.
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Summer is the hottest season of the year, and it falls between spring and autumn
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Summer ends formally at the autumnal equinox. However, after the autumnal equinox, the sun starts to shift south of the equator and create the Northern Hemisphere's chilly autumn.

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