19 Mar '12, 8pm

Happy spring! :) It's the earliest vernal equinox in 100 years

Happy spring! :) It's the earliest vernal equinox in 100 years

Is this unheard of? Not if you look at the statistics. In fact, did you know that during the 20th century, March 21 was actually the exception rather than the rule? The vernal equinox landed on March 21 only 36 out of 100 years — most of these occasions coming during the early and middle part of the 20th century. Yet from 1981 to 2102, Americans celebrate the beginning of spring no later than March 20. Still, for many March 21 is ingrained in our culture as the traditional first day of spring , even though it's been more than 30 years since that last happened.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/climate-weather/stories/...

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