Why Is Easter in March This Year?

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Easter is in March this year because it is usually associated with Passover which is basically recognized using the Jewish calendar. The calendar is not only based on the phase of the moon from the new moon, but also in accord with the sun. This makes the actual date of Easter vary, and this year these events happen in March.
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Easter Sunday can be anytime between the end of March and the end of April. The Sunday is not set and can fluctuate dates from year to year.
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Easter Sunday will next fall on March 23 in 2160. Easter Sunday has previously fallen on March 23 in the years 1704, 1788, 1845, 1856, 1913 and 2008.
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Easter Sunday can fall anywhere between March 22 and April 25 . Hope this helps .
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Easter is always the 1st Sunday after the 1st full moon after the Spring Equinox (which is March 20) This dating of Easter is based on the lunar calendar that Hebrew people used to
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