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Q: What is the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere called?
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What month is the longest day of the year?

Northern hemisphere - June Southern hemisphere - December


Is June 21 the longest day of the year?

Yes and no, in the Northern Hemisphere June 21st is the longest day of the year but June 21st is also the shortest day of the year in the Southern Hemisphere. In the northern hemisphere, it is the longest day of the year in terms of the amount of daylight hours because the northern hemisphere is tilted to its maximum towards the sun. For simplicity we usually refer to the 21st of June as being the longest day, but sometimes it can actually be on the 20th of June or on the 22nd of June. For simplicity: For the northern hemisphere = Yes For the southern hemisphere = No


What day has the most daylight hours in the United States?

June 20th in northern Alaska. [MORE] The common term for the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere is "summer solstice", which is on June 20 or 21 each year. The shortest day in the northern hemisphere is called "winter solstice", and is Dec 21 or 22 each year. In the southern hemisphere, the longest and shortest days are directly opposite the northern hemisphere's.


What are the days of solstice?

On the 21st of December is the winter solstice or shortest day of the year if you live in the northern hemisphere but if you live in the southern hemisphere it is the longest day of the year. on the 21st of June it is the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere but in the southern hemisphere it is the shortest day of the year and also the summer solstice.


When is the longet day?

The longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere is during summer solstice. Th longest day in the year for the southern hemisphere is during winter solstice.


When is the longest day of the year of 2011?

The longest day in any year is the summer solstice. In 2011, this will occur on June 21 in the Northern hemisphere and December 22 in the Southern hemisphere.


Is the 21st of June the longest day of the year?

In the northern hemisphere it is June 21st. In the southern hemisphere it is December 21st.


When is the northern hemisphere is having its shortest day of the year what day is the southern hemisphere having?

its longest they are proportionally inverted


What happens on june 21?

it is the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere but its the shortest in the southern


What day of the year was December 21 1973?

It was a Friday. In the northern hemisphere it was the shortest day and in the southern hemisphere it was the longest day.


What season has the longest day of the year?

Summer. It is June 21 in the northern hemisphere. In the southern hemisphere, it is December 21 (when summer is).


What happens on or around June 21?

It is the Summer solstce. In the northern hemisphere it is the longest day of the year. In the southern hemisphere it is the shortest.

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