Equinox Minus 1 Month

February 20, 2018 by Mary Hosier

What is your daylight now -- 2 months after the solstice and only 1 month until the equinox?

Snow blowing out of the trees on Windmill Hill ridge. Longer daylight and changing weather in Vermont. Photo: D.Y. Parker

What to Report

  • Report you day length for February 20, 2018.
  • Report seasonal signs of February.

How to Report your Day Length (Photoperiod)

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

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

Step 3: Report your day length for February 20.

Step 4: Explore the daylight map.


About This Project

Report your photoperiod 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.