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How many solstices happen in one year?

two The June solstice is the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere and the winter solstice in the southern hemisphere. The December solstice is the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere and the summer solstice in the southern hemisphere. Full Answer

What occurs on June 21?

A solstice happens on the 21st of June or 22nd of June each year. In the northern hemisphere it is the summer solstice and in the southern hemisphere it is the winter solstice. Full Answer

Is June 21 a special day?

It is a solstice. In the northern hemisphere it means there are most hours of daylight and is called the summer solstice. In the southern hemisphere it is the shortest day of the year and known as the winter solstice. Full Answer