The Summer Solstice
Sunday, June 21, 2015
in the northern hemisphere
The June solstice is known as the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere and the winter solstice the southern hemisphere. The date varies between June 20 and June 22, depending on the year.
The summer solstice occurs during a hemisphere's summer. This is the northern
solstice in the northern hemisphere and the southern solstice in the southern ...
When is the first day of summer 2015? Get the solstice date and time. Plus, free
summertime ecards, folklore, and more!
Solstices are opposite on either side of the equator, so the Summer Solstice in
the Northern Hemisphere is the Winter Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere and
As the days lengthen, the sun rises higher and higher until it seems to stand still in the sky.
One of the most modern ties with Summer Solstice
were the Druids' celebration of the day as the wedding of Heaven and Earth, resulting in the present day belief of a "lucky"... More »
In the northern hemisphere, the longest day of the year (near June 22) when the
Sun is farthest north. In the southern hemisphere, winter and summer solstices ...
On the June 21 solstice, the sun rises farthest north of due east and sets farthest
north of ... The latest sunset doesn't come on the day of the summer solstice.
Solstice comes from the Latin (sol, sun; sistit, stands). For several days before
and after each solstice, the sun appears to stand still in the sky—that is, ...
Jun 21, 2015 ... If you've enjoyed these bright, sun-filled evenings for an outdoor barbecue or a
neighborhood stroll, the summer solstice this weekend marks ...
At the summer solstice, the Sun travels the longest path through the sky, and that
day therefore has the most daylight. When the summer solstice happens in the ...