Equinox Plus 1 Month

October 19, 2018 by Elizabeth Howard

A month has passed since the equinox and the solstice is two months away. How much has your daylight changed?

Fall at Heart Mountain, Wyoming. Photo by Tim Lumley

What to Report

  • Report you day length for the equinox, October 20, 2018.
  • Report signs of seasonal change in October.

How to Report your Day Length (Photoperiod)

Step 1: Look up your sunrise/sunset for October 20.

Step 2: Calculate the length of time between sunrise and sunset. 

Step 3: Report your day length for October 20.

Step 4: Explore the daylight map.

How to Participate

Report on the 20th of every month, and on each equinox and solstice. Track changes in daylight over the course of the year on the sunlight map. Explore how day length changes in your part of the world as the Earth revolves around the Sun. Share and compare seasonal observations with people around the globe.