A leap year is a year containing one additional day added to keep the calendar
year ..... One reason for this rule is that Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Hebrew
calendar and the tenth day of the...
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.
Most years that can be divided evenly by 4 are leap years. (For example, 2016
divided by 4 = 504: Leap year!) 2. Exception: Century years are NOT leap years ...
Feb 19, 2014 ... Nearly every four years, we add an extra day to the calendar in the form of
February 29, also known as Leap Day. Put simply, these additiona...
Feb 29, 2016 ... The reason is that Earth takes approximately 365.25 days to orbit around the sun
every year. It's that .25 that creates the need for a leap year ...
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.
Leap Year. Read about what a leap year is, why we have leap years, and how
often we have a leap year.
Feb 26, 2016 ... 2016 is a leap year, meaning we have one extra day on February 29, but ... why
February drew the short straw, there's a (slightly unfair) reason.
Feb 23, 2016 ... But this year, just like 2012, and the year four years before that, has 366. ... This
error is part of the reason why we sometimes include leap ...
A leap year is a year in which an extra day is added to the calendar in order to
synchronize it with the seasons. Since the tropical year is 365.242190 days long,