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Vote for the best definition of the seasons

Don Lipman just made the case that the meteorological definition of the seasons makes more sense than the astronomical definition (at least for the case of winter). Do you agree? Vote in the poll below...

If you had your choice, would you do away with one of the definitions and exclusively use the other? Feel free to sound off...

Jason is the Washington Post’s weather editor and Capital Weather Gang's chief meteorologist. He earned a master's degree in atmospheric science, and spent 10 years as a climate change science analyst for the U.S. government. He holds the Digital Seal of Approval from the National Weather Association.


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