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Is the summer solstice the longest day of the year?

The summer solstice has the longest day and the shortest night of the year. The winter solstice has the shortest day and the longest night of the year.

Why does the longest day occur in summer?

The first day of summer...for 2011 the 21st /It's merely the longest day in terms of sunshine per day. In general all days are equally long because that's how we measure our timeline. However when the "longest sunny day of the year" occur is entirely depending on where you live on earth. longest sunshine would be if you lived as near the poles center as you can.

What is the difference between a solice and an equinox?

A solstice is the longest or shortest days of the year. (December 21 is the winter solstice or shortest day of the year, June 21st is the longest or the summer solstice) Equinox is when the day and night are equal amounts of time.

Which 2 months have an equinox?

The summer equinox occurs on June 21st, the longest day of the year. The winter equinox occurs on December 2st, the shortest day of the year.

What day receives the most hours of daylight in North America?

It's commonly referred to as "Mid-Summers Night Eve" or "The Summer Solstice" and it usually happens on or around the 21st of June. This is the longest day and the shortest night of the year. From this day on the days get shorter and the nights longer until the Winter Solstice which is the other way around; the shortest day and the longest night of the year after which the days start getting longer and nights shorter.

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