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Leap year

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A leap year is a year containing one additional day added to keep the calendar year .... February 29 is a date that usually occurs every four years, and is called leap day. This day is added to the ...

Leap Year Nearly Every four years - Timeanddate.com

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Feb 29, 2016 ... A leap year has 366 days, as opposed to a common year, which has 365. We add a leap day – February 29 – nearly every four years. ... A leap year occurs every four years in the Ethiopian calendar, when one extra day is ...

Leap Year 101 – Next, When, List, Days, Calendar, Years ...

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This would shorten the calendar every so often and rid it of the annual excess of 11 minutes and 14 seconds. So in addition to the rule that a leap year occurs ...

Leap Year Rules

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There is a leap year every year whose number is perfectly divisible by four - except for years which are both divisible by 100 and not divisible by 400.

2016 is a leap year | Earth | EarthSky

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Feb 29, 2016 ... We need leap years to help synchronize our calendar with Earth's ... The reason is that Earth takes approximately 365.25 days to orbit around the sun every year. ... In fact, a solar year occurs over a period of 365.2422 days.

Leap Year: EnchantedLearning.com

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A leap year is a year that has one extra day in it. A leap year occurs roughly every four years. Most years have 365 days, but a leap year has 366 days. The extra ...

Leap Years - Math is Fun

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Leap Years are any year that can be evenly divided by 4 (such as 2012, 2016, ... So every 100 years we don't have a leap year, and that gets us 365.24 days per ...

Why do we have leap year? - Ask History

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Feb 19, 2014 ... Nearly every four years, we add an extra day to the calendar in the form of ... In this model, leap years occur ever four years except for years ...

Here's why leap year isn't really every four years - NY Daily News

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Feb 29, 2016 ... Conventional wisdom is that leap year happens every four years — but that's ... Leap year doesn't actually happen evey four years, though it is ...

What is leap year? Why does Feb. 29 only occur every 4 years? | AL ...

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Feb 28, 2016 ... Monday is Feb. 29, making 2016 a "leap year" with February having 29 days instead of the more typical 28. It's an occurrence that happens ...

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Leap Year Explained - Infoplease

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A common year has 365 days and a leap year 366 days, with the extra, or intercalary, day designated as February 29. A leap year occurs every four years to ...

When is Leap Year? When is the next Leap Day? | The Old Farmers ...

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Find out the next Leap Day, how to calculate Leap Years, Leap Year folklore, and ... Leap years do not occur every year; this is why we can't just add an extra ...

Leap Year 2016 February 29th - why is there an extra day every four ...

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Mar 1, 2016 ... When is it, why does it happen and everything else you need to know about the leap year in 2016.