Today is the Start of Autumn and the Beginning of Longer Nights and Shorter Days

September 22, 2016

  Are you excited for Autumn and Winter? Meteorologists use a special biannual event called the equinox to mark the change in seasons. It occurs when the sun passes directly over the Earth’s equator and creates a day and night that are the same length. The equinox happens on or around March 22 and on or around September 22 each year. In the southern hemisphere, the seasons are flipped and…