Spring (season)

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Spring, also known as springtime is one of the four temperate seasons, following winter and preceding summer.wikipedia
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Winter

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Spring, also known as springtime is one of the four temperate seasons, following winter and preceding summer.
It occurs after autumn and before spring in each year.

Summer

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Spring, also known as springtime is one of the four temperate seasons, following winter and preceding summer.
Summer is the hottest of the four temperate seasons, falling after spring and before autumn.

Temperate climate

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Spring, also known as springtime is one of the four temperate seasons, following winter and preceding summer.
They typically feature four distinct seasons, Summer the warmest, Autumn the transitioning season to Winter, the colder season, and Spring the transitioning season from winter back into summer.

Equinox

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At the spring (or vernal) equinox, days and nights are approximately twelve hours long, with day length increasing and night length decreasing as the season progresses.
In the northern hemisphere, the vernal equinox (March) conventionally marks the beginning of spring in most cultures and is considered the start of the New Year in the Assyrian calendar, Hindu and the Persian calendar or Iranian calendars as Nowruz (means new day), while the autumnal equinox (September) marks the beginning of autumn.

Season

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Spring, also known as springtime is one of the four temperate seasons, following winter and preceding summer.
In temperate and sub-polar regions, four seasons based on the Gregorian calendar are generally recognized: spring, summer, autumn or fall, and winter.

Autumn

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When it is spring in the Northern Hemisphere, it is autumn in the Southern Hemisphere and vice versa.
Compare the origin of spring from "spring of the leaf" and "spring of the year".

Summer solstice

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In some cultures in the Northern Hemisphere (e.g. Germany), the astronomical vernal equinox (varying between 19 and 21 March) is taken to mark the first day of spring, and the summer solstice (around 21 June) is taken as the first day of summer. Many of these customs are due to May Day being a cross-quarter day, meaning that (in the Northern Hemisphere where it is almost exclusively celebrated) it falls approximately halfway between the spring equinox and summer solstice.
In some regions, the summer solstice is seen as the beginning of summer and the end of spring.

Lent

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Carnival is practiced by many Christians around the world in the days before Lent (40 days, without Sundays, before Easter).
The English word Lent is a shortened form of the Old English word lencten, meaning "spring season", as its Dutch language cognate (Old Dutch lentin) still does today.

March equinox

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In some cultures in the Northern Hemisphere (e.g. Germany), the astronomical vernal equinox (varying between 19 and 21 March) is taken to mark the first day of spring, and the summer solstice (around 21 June) is taken as the first day of summer. Many of these customs are due to May Day being a cross-quarter day, meaning that (in the Northern Hemisphere where it is almost exclusively celebrated) it falls approximately halfway between the spring equinox and summer solstice.
The March equinox may be taken to mark the beginning of spring and the end of winter in the Northern Hemisphere but marks the beginning of autumn and the end of summer in the Southern Hemisphere.

Spring cleaning

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Spring cleaning is the practice of thoroughly cleaning a house in the springtime.

May Day

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It is an ancient Northern Hemisphere spring festival and a traditional spring holiday in many cultures.

Pahela Falgun

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Pahela Falgun (পহেলা ফাল্গুনPôhela Falgun or পয়লা ফাল্গুন Pôela Falgun), also known as the first day of Spring of the Bengali month Falgun, is a holiday celebrated in Bangladesh.

Spring Day

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Spring Day is a holiday marking the coming of the spring season, which takes place in different countries, on varying dates.

Wheel of the Year

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Many of these customs are due to May Day being a cross-quarter day, meaning that (in the Northern Hemisphere where it is almost exclusively celebrated) it falls approximately halfway between the spring equinox and summer solstice.
The cross-quarter day following Midwinter falls on the first of February and traditionally marks the first stirrings of spring.

Tornado

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Besides tornadoes, supercell thunderstorms can also produce dangerously large hail and very high winds, for which a severe thunderstorm warning or tornado warning is usually issued.

Nowruz

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`Abdu'l-Bahá, Bahá'u'lláh's son and successor, explained that significance of Naw-Rúz in terms of spring and the new life it brings.

Northern Hemisphere

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When it is spring in the Northern Hemisphere, it is autumn in the Southern Hemisphere and vice versa. Many of these customs are due to May Day being a cross-quarter day, meaning that (in the Northern Hemisphere where it is almost exclusively celebrated) it falls approximately halfway between the spring equinox and summer solstice.

Southern Hemisphere

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When it is spring in the Northern Hemisphere, it is autumn in the Southern Hemisphere and vice versa.

Daytime

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At the spring (or vernal) equinox, days and nights are approximately twelve hours long, with day length increasing and night length decreasing as the season progresses.

Subtropics

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Subtropical and tropical areas have climates better described in terms of other seasons, e.g. dry or wet, monsoonal or cyclonic.

Tropics

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Subtropical and tropical areas have climates better described in terms of other seasons, e.g. dry or wet, monsoonal or cyclonic.

United States

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Thus, in the US and UK, spring months are March, April and May, while in New Zealand and Australia, spring conventionally begins on September 1 and ends November 30.

United Kingdom

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Thus, in the US and UK, spring months are March, April and May, while in New Zealand and Australia, spring conventionally begins on September 1 and ends November 30.

New Zealand

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Thus, in the US and UK, spring months are March, April and May, while in New Zealand and Australia, spring conventionally begins on September 1 and ends November 30.