June solstice 2023


When is the June solstice 2023?

The June solstice 2023 is on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 (in 133 days).  Calendar for 2023
Please note: 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 June solstice occurs at the same moment in time all over the world, the date and local time differ from location to location depending on a location's time zone. For more details see the explanations below.
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What is the June solstice?

Sunset over the Mojave Desert on the day of the June solstice. Photo: Wikimedia CommonsSunset over the Mojave Desert on the day of the June solstice
The June solstice, also known as northern solstice and Midsummer, is the moment in time when the Sun reaches its northernmost position in the sky as seen from Earth. In the Northern Hemisphere (North and Central America, Europe, Northern Africa, Asia) it is the summer solstice, while in the Southern Hemisphere (South America, Southern Africa, Australia and New Zealand) it is the winter solstice.

The June solstice occurs every year between June 20 and June 22. The dates given on this page are based on Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), which for practical purposes is equivalent to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT - the time zone of the United Kingdom). While the June solstice 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 June solstice 2023 in your area use this seasons calculator.

The June solstice marks the last day of spring and the first day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere and the last day of autumn (fall)and the first day of winter in the Southern Hemisphere. It is one of four days with solar events (two equinoxes and two solstices) throughout the year that mark the beginning of a new season. The other days are the March equinox, the September equinox and the December solstice.

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Overview: seasons, equinoxes and solstices

Dates shown apply to the Northern Hemisphere and are based on UTC (GMT)
Season Start End
Spring Spring equinox
(vernal equinox, March equinox)
March 19 to 21
Summer solstice
(June solstice)
June 20 to 22
Summer Summer solstice
(June solstice)
June 20 to 22
Autumn equinox
(Fall equinox, September equinox)
September 21 to 24
Autumn
(Fall)
Autumn equinox
(Fall equinox, September equinox)
September 21 to 24
Winter solstice
(December solstice)
December 20 to 23
Winter Winter solstice
(December solstice)
December 20 to 23
Spring equinox
(vernal equinox, March equinox)
March 19 to 21

When is the June solstice 2024?

The June solstice 2024 is on Thursday, June 20, 2024 (in 498 days).  Calendar for 2024

Dates for the June solstice from 2018 to 2028

The next occurrence of the June solstice is marked in red.

When is ...? Date      Day of the week      Days away     
June solstice 2018      June 21, 2018      Thursday      1692 days ago
June solstice 2019      June 21, 2019      Friday      1327 days ago
June solstice 2020      June 20, 2020      Saturday      962 days ago
June solstice 2021      June 21, 2021      Monday      596 days ago
June solstice 2022      June 21, 2022      Tuesday      231 days ago
June solstice 2023      June 21, 2023      Wednesday      in 133 days
June solstice 2024      June 20, 2024      Thursday      in 498 days
June solstice 2025      June 21, 2025      Saturday      in 864 days
June solstice 2026      June 21, 2026      Sunday      in 1229 days
June solstice 2027      June 21, 2027      Monday      in 1594 days
June solstice 2028      June 20, 2028      Tuesday      in 1959 days
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June solstice 2023
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