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The first day of June is the first day of meteorological summer. Although summer temperatures have already prevailed in some places, we will have to wait a while for the astronomical and calendar beginning of this season.

In the northern hemisphere, spring aura is slowly giving way to summer – although in some regions there are still late frosts, during the day we see higher numbers on thermometers. But when exactly is the first day of summer? It depends on whether we are talking about meteorological, astronomical or calendar summer.

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Summer 2023. When does it start?

By definition meteorological, the seasons begin on the first day of the months where the equinoxes and solstices occur. This means that in the northern hemisphere, the meteorological summer lasts from June 1 to August 31.

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Astronomical The beginning of summer falls on the so-called summer solstice, which is the longest day of the year. The sun is then at its zenith above the Tropic of Cancer. This year it will fall on Wednesday, June 21 at 4.57 pm Central European Summer Time. From then on, the days in the northern hemisphere will become shorter and shorter.

Beginning calendar years has a fixed and unchanging date – it is June 22. This year, we will welcome calendar summer a day later after the start of astronomical summer.

Time and Date, tvnmeteo.pl

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