Spring Equinox 2018


When is the Spring Equinox 2018?

The Spring Equinox 2018 is on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 (in 359 days).  2018 Calendar
Spring Equinox 2017 has already passed: it was on Monday, March 20, 2017 (6 days ago).  2017 Calendar

What is the Spring Equinox?

Pyramid in Chichen Itza, Mexico, during the spring equinox. Photo: Wikimedia CommonsPyramid in Chichen Itza, Mexico, during the spring equinox
Spring equinox is another name for the equinox also known as vernal equinox and March equinox. An equinox is the moment in time (not a day-long event) when the Sun stands directly above the equator and day and night are of approximately equal length. For the Northern Hemisphere, the spring equinox is the moment when winter ends and spring begins, while for the Southern Hemisphere it is the moment when summer ends and fall (autumn) begins.

In the Northern Hemisphere the spring equinox occurs every year between March 19 and March 21. The dates given on this page are based on Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), which for practical purposes is equivalent to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). While the spring equinox occurs at the same moment in time all over the world, the date and local time differ from place to place depending on the year and a location's time zone. For locations that are ahead of UTC (further east) it may fall on the day after, and for locations that are behind UTC (further west) it may fall on the day before. To find out the exact date and time of the spring equinox 2018 in your area use this seasons calculator.

The spring equinox is one of four days (two equinoxes and two solstices) throughout the year that mark the beginning of a new season. The other days are the summer solstice (beginning of summer), the fall equinox (beginning of fall) and the winter solstice (beginning of winter).

For more information see Equinox on Wikipedia.

When is the Spring Equinox 2019?

The Spring Equinox 2019 is on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 (in 724 days).  2019 Calendar

Dates for the Spring Equinox from 2010 to 2025

The next occurrence of the Spring Equinox is marked in red.

When is ...? Date      Day of the week      Days away     
Spring Equinox 2010      March 20, 2010      Saturday      2563 days ago
Spring Equinox 2011      March 20, 2011      Sunday      2198 days ago
Spring Equinox 2012      March 20, 2012      Tuesday      1832 days ago
Spring Equinox 2013      March 20, 2013      Wednesday      1467 days ago
Spring Equinox 2014      March 20, 2014      Thursday      1102 days ago
Spring Equinox 2015      March 20, 2015      Friday      737 days ago
Spring Equinox 2016      March 20, 2016      Sunday      371 days ago
Spring Equinox 2017      March 20, 2017      Monday      6 days ago
Spring Equinox 2018      March 20, 2018      Tuesday      in 359 days
Spring Equinox 2019      March 20, 2019      Wednesday      in 724 days
Spring Equinox 2020      March 20, 2020      Friday      in 1090 days
Spring Equinox 2021      March 20, 2021      Saturday      in 1455 days
Spring Equinox 2022      March 20, 2022      Sunday      in 1820 days
Spring Equinox 2023      March 20, 2023      Monday      in 2185 days
Spring Equinox 2024      March 20, 2024      Wednesday      in 2551 days
Spring Equinox 2025      March 20, 2025      Thursday      in 2916 days
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