Justin Grieser
Capital Weather Gang

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First day of summer

The June solstice is here once again, marking the longest daylight period of the year and the start of astronomical summer in Earth’s northern hemisphere.

Saturday summer solstice: Longest day and shortest night of the year

Saturday summer solstice: Longest day and shortest night of the year

This Saturday is the June solstice, marking the longest day of the year and the astronomical start to summer in Earth’s northern hemisphere.

Officially spring! March 20 marks winter’s end, even if winter weather still looms

Officially spring! March 20 marks winter’s end, even if winter weather still looms

Today marks the end of astronomical winter in the northern hemisphere. At 12:57 p.m. today, the sun can be seen directly overhead on Earth’s equator

The top 5 international weather stories of 2013

The top 5 international weather stories of 2013

While the U.S. saw a “relatively” tame year of weather in 2013, other parts of the world experienced catastrophic floods, storms, and record heat.