First Day of Spring- March 20th 2017

by - Monday, March 20, 2017

Good Morning all,

Hope you all had a good weekend and looking forward to a great week ahead?

Today 20th March is officially the first day of Spring 2017 when the sun will be directly over the equator, marking the spring (aka vernal) equinox here in the Northern Hemisphere.

The word equinox is derived from two Latin words: aequus (equal) and nox (night), according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

It's one of two days out of the year — the other being the autumnal equinox in September — when the Earth's axis is tilted neither toward nor away from the sun, resulting in a "nearly" equal amount of daylight and darkness almost everywhere on Earth.

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