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Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Summer Solstice 2016 (Southern Hemisphere) - All You Need To Know

When the earth's rotational axis in the southern hemisphere is most inclined towards sun, it results in Summer Solstice 2016 (Southern Hemisphere). It happens around the same time around the winter solstice in Northern Hemisphere.



 The summer solstice 2016 marks the first day of summer in southern hemisphere. Depending on the shift of the calender, the summer solstice in southern hemisphere usually falls between the 20th and 23rd of december. The Summer Solstice 2016 for Southern Hemisphere is on Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 10:44 UTC (10:44 GMT).

Summer Solstice 2016 (Southern Hemisphere) - When is It?


In many countries, for eg, Australia, Summer Solstice 2016 marks the first day of summer. However it is mostly depends on the country's climate as well.2016 solstice has got a speciality. For the first time in seventy years, the full moon and summer solstice occur on the same day. When on a geographic pole, the Sun reaches its greatest height, the moment of solstice, it can be noon only along that longitude which at that moment lies in the direction of the Sun from the pole. For other longitudes, it is not noon. Noon has either passed or has yet to come. The summer solstice offers the longest day and shortest night. An exception for this case is polar regions - Antarctic region for southern hemisphere.

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Front right shows summer solstice for the Southern Hemisphere in Earth Seasons.


Summer solstice has is an important factor in many cultures and religions. In the modern era, it is usally known for the beginning of summer season. End of spring is noted by summer solstice in some regions.


Summer Solstice (Southern Hemisphere) Day, Date and Time (2000-2049)


Year Summer Solstice (Southern Hemisphere) Day and Date Time(GMT)
2000 Thursday, December 21, 2000 13:37
2001 Friday, December 21, 2001 19:21
2002 Sunday, December 22, 2002 1:14
2003 Monday, December 22, 2003 7:04
2004 Tuesday, December 21, 2004 12:42
2005 Wednesday, December 21, 2005 18:35
2006 Friday, December 22, 2006 0:22
2007 Saturday, December 22, 2007 6:08
2008 Sunday, December 21, 2008 12:04
2009 Monday, December 21, 2009 17:47
2010 Tuesday, December 21, 2010 23:38
2011 Thursday, December 22, 2011 5:30
2012 Friday, December 21, 2012 11:12
2013 Saturday, December 21, 2013 17:11
2014 Sunday, December 21, 2014 23:03
2015 Tuesday, December 22, 2015 4:48
2016 Wednesday, December 21, 2016 10:44
2017 Thursday, December 21, 2017 16:28
2018 Friday, December 21, 2018 22:23
2019 Sunday, December 22, 2019 4:19
2020 Monday, December 21, 2020 10:02
2021 Tuesday, December 21, 2021 15:59
2022 Wednesday, December 21, 2022 21:48
2023 Friday, December 22, 2023 3:27
2024 Saturday, December 21, 2024 9:20
2025 Sunday, December 21, 2025 15:03
2026 Monday, December 21, 2026 20:50
2027 Wednesday, December 22, 2027 2:42
2028 Thursday, December 21, 2028 8:20
2029 Friday, December 21, 2029 14:14
2030 Saturday, December 21, 2030 20:09
2031 Monday, December 22, 2031 1:55
2032 Tuesday, December 21, 2032 7:56
2033 Wednesday, December 21, 2033 13:46
2034 Thursday, December 21, 2034 19:34
2035 Saturday, December 22, 2035 1:31
2036 Sunday, December 21, 2036 7:13
2037 Monday, December 21, 2037 13:08
2038 Tuesday, December 21, 2038 19:02
2039 Thursday, December 22, 2039 0:40
2040 Friday, December 21, 2040 6:33
2041 Saturday, December 21, 2041 12:18
2042 Sunday, December 21, 2042 18:04
2043 Tuesday, December 22, 2043 0:01
2044 Wednesday, December 21, 2044 5:43
2045 Thursday, December 21, 2045 11:35
2046 Friday, December 21, 2046 17:28
2047 Saturday, December 21, 2047 23:07
2048 Monday, December 21, 2048 5:02
2049 Tuesday, December 21, 2049 10:52

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View of the sunset during summer solstice.


So Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 10:44 UTC marks the  first day of summer season in countries in southern hemisphere.It's almost time for christmas 2016 and new year is about to arrive. Wishing you a happy Summer Solstice 2016!
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