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First Day of Winter
1-Dec-2019 All day
Today is the First Day of Winter. (Meteorological Season)
What’s the Difference between Meteorological and Astronomical Seasons:
Meteorological seasons were created to simplify the seasons into 3 month periods as shown below in the table. Astronomical seasons are used by astronomers and use the dates of equinoxes and solstices to define the start and end of seasons. Equinoxes and solstices are determined by both the tilt of the earths axis and where the earth is in its orbit around the sun.