September 22 , 2018

Fun Fall Facts 264pxFun Facts about Autumn

Here are some fun facts you may not know about the arrival of Fall..


Fall Equinox Facts:

  • Meteorological Fall begins 09/01/18 and ends on 11/30/18.
  • Fall officially arrives in the Northern Hemisphere on 09/22/18 at 9:45 p.m.
  • Daylight lasts 8 minutes longer than nighttime on the Equinox.
  • The fall equinox occurs when the sun crosses the celestial equator.
  • The word equinox comes from the Latin words "aequus" meaning equal and "nox" meaning night.
  • This year's Harvest Moon rises on Monday, September 24th.
  • The chance of seeing a display of the Northern Lights increases after the fall equinox..
  • No matter where you are in the world, the sun rises due east and sets due west during the fall equinox..
  • Daylight Savings time ends on November 4th – don't forget to change your clocks.

Have a Safe and Happy Equinox Celebration!