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Winter is the coldest season of the year in polar and temperate climates, between autumn and spring. Winter is caused by the axis of the Earth in that hemisphere being oriented away from the Sun. Di...

When does winter start? - Met Office


Jun 23, 2016 ... How you define the first day of winter depends on whether you are referring to the astronomical or meteorological winter. The day in our ...

First Day of Seasons 2016 and 2017 | Fall Equinox, Winter Solstice ...


When Do Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter Begin? .... A winter does not end in the same year it starts, so the winter of 2014 would be followed by the spring ...

First Day of Winter 2016: Solstice Dates, Times | The Old Farmer's ...


Does that mean Winter Solstice for the west coast, PST is three hours later ... Daylight savings time ended on November 2, 2014 and starts again March 8, 2015.

Defining seasons - Timeanddate.com


For example, under the definition of astronomical seasons, the June Solstice marks the start of summer in the Northern Hemisphere, but is the start of winter in  ...

December Solstice - Timeanddate.com


The solstices can also be observed by noting the point of time when the sun rises or sets as far south as it does during the course of the year (winter in the ...

When does winter start in the United Kingdom? | Reference.com


According to the National Physical Laboratory, winter in the United Kingdom starts on Dec. 21 at 17:11 Coordinated Universal Time. December, January and ...

When does autumn start and end? | Reference.com


In the Northern Hemisphere, autumn is between the autumnal equinox that begins on Sept. 22 or 23 and the winter solstice, which is Dec. 21 or 22.

The First Day of Winter - Calendar Updates


In the United States and the rest of the northern hemisphere, the first day of the winter season is the day of the year when the Sun is farthest south (on December  ...

When do the seasons begin and end? - BBC News - BBC.com


Sep 1, 2014 ... When, in this case, does autumn begin? ... Summer and winter begin on the solstices, about three weeks after the meteorological seasons, and ...

The Winter Season started on Tuesday, December 22, 2015.
The Winter Solstice is considered to be the first day of the Winter Season, and is also the longest night of the year.