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Summer official arrives in Yelm today at 3:51am


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The longest day of the year, known as the summer solstice occurs June 21 2014, at exactly 6:51am EDT (3:51am PDT), when the Northern Hemisphere of the Earth will reach the point of greatest inclination to the Sun.

Seasons of 2014:
Seasons of 2014:
SPRING EQUINOX March 20, 12:57 P.M. EDT
SUMMER SOLSTICE June 21, 6:51 A.M. EDT
FALL EQUINOX September 22, 10:29 P.M. EDT
WINTER SOLSTICE December 21, 6:03 P.M. EST
Read more from The Old Farmer’s Almanac.

“Ancient Tradition: Revelers Witness First Summer Sunrise”
“Revelers gathered to celebrate the 2014 summer solstice at the prehistoric monument Stonehenge, near Amesbury in southern England, on Saturday. The festival, which dates back thousands of years, celebrates the longest day of the year when the sun is at its maximum elevation,” quoting NBC News.
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ENJOY YOUR SUMMER!

Posted by Steve on June 21, 2014 at 12:22 am | Permalink

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