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Equinox and Solstice 2010-2019

Spring/Autumn and Summer/Winter dates and times

View current position of the Sun in the yearly solar cycle

Solstice and equinox times are in GMT . The dates for equinoxes and solstices in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres are the same, but in opposite seasons. Autumnal/fall Equinox north of the Equator is mirrored south of the Equator by the Spring Equinox.

Date & Time of Solstices & Equinoxes in 2018 (GMT)
Equinox Vernal Mar 20, 16:15 Autumnal Sep 23, 01:54 Solstice Summer Jun 21, 10:07 Winter Dec 21, 22:22
Date & Time of Solstices & Equinoxes in 2019 (GMT)
Equinox Vernal Mar 20, 21:58 Autumnal Sep 23, 07:50 Solstice Summer Jun 21, 15:54 Winter Dec 22, 04:19


Our Sun Time App shows the sun's seasonal position in the solar cycle right now. It is a digital yearly sundial. There are physical sundials as well, which could be called sunlight timepieces. Read more here .

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Previous years

Date & Time of Solstices & Equinoxes in 2010 (GMT)
Equinox Vernal Mar 20, 17:32 Autumnal Sep 23, 03:09 Solstice Summer Jun 21, 11:28 Winter Dec 21, 23:38
Date & Time of Solstices & Equinoxes in 2011 (GMT)
Equinox Vernal Mar 20, 23:21 Autumnal Sep 23, 09:04 Solstice Summer Jun 21, 17:16 Winter Dec 22, 05:30
Date & Time of Solstices & Equinoxes in 2012 (GMT)
Equinox Vernal Mar 20, 05:14 Autumnal Sep 22, 14:49 Solstice Summer Jun 20, 23:09 Winter Dec 21, 11:11
Date & Time of Solstices & Equinoxes in 2013 (GMT)
Equinox Vernal Mar 20, 11:02 Autumnal Sep 22, 20:44 Solstice Summer Jun 21, 05:04 Winter Dec 21, 17:11
Date & Time of Solstices & Equinoxes in 2014 (GMT)
Equinox Vernal Mar 20, 16:57 Autumnal Sep 23, 02:29 Solstice Summer Jun 21, 10:51 Winter Dec 21, 23:03
Date & Time of Solstices & Equinoxes in 2015 (GMT)
Equinox Vernal Mar 20, 22:45 Autumnal Sep 23, 08:20 Solstice Summer Jun 21, 16:38 Winter Dec 22, 04:48
Date & Time of Solstices & Equinoxes in 2016 (GMT)
Equinox Vernal Mar 20, 04:30 Autumnal Sep 22, 14:21 Solstice Summer Jun 20, 22:34 Winter Dec 21, 10:44
Date & Time of Solstices & Equinoxes in 2017 (GMT)
Equinox Vernal Mar 20, 10:29 Autumnal Sep 22, 20:02 Solstice Summer Jun 21, 04:24 Winter Dec 21, 16:28

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