Thursday, June 20, 2024

Summer solstice 2024: the longest day

Summer solstice 2024 marks the longest day in the Northern Hemisphere | Space

Summer officially begins in the Northern Hemisphere today (June 20), marking the longest day of the year.

During the summer solstice, also known as the June solstice, the sun reaches its highest and northernmost point in the sky. It marks the beginning of the summer season in the Northern Hemisphere and winter in the Southern Hemisphere, with the Northern Hemisphere receiving the most daylight hours of the year, and the Southern Hemisphere receiving the least.

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