Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Tom's Farm and Weather Journal - Winter's Over!
Tom here: Something to brighten your day if you live where it's cold. We're already done with winter! Not astronomical winter, which runs from the winter solstice (the shortest day of the year--around December 21st) to the vernal equinox in March (an equal amount of daylight and darkness--around March 21st). Instead, if you pay attention to meteorological winter (which runs from December 5th to March 5th) we are almost a week into spring. Meteorological winter is simply the 3 coldest months of the year on average.