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Summer

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A field in Belgium in the summer

Summer is the season after spring and before autumn (fall). It is often associated with warm or hot temperatures. Summer officially begins on the summer solstice and ends on the autumnal equinox. The time of year of summer is exactly opposite for the Northern Hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere.

Northern Hemisphere[edit | edit source]

June, July, and August are generally considered the months of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. However, it officially begins on the summer solstice (mid June) and ends on the autumnal equinox (mid September).

Southern Hemisphere[edit | edit source]

December, January, and February are generally considered the months of summer in the Southern Hemisphere. However, it officially begins on the summer solstice (mid December) and ends on the autumnal equinox (mid March).

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