Autumn is set to start in UK. Check date from when season starts
When is autumn starting in the UK?
The starting date of autumn depends on the type of calendar that you consider. Considering the meteorological calendar, autumn started on 1st September 2022. However, the astronomical calendar states the date as September 23, 2022. The astronomical calendar considers the Sun’s position concerning the Earth.
Since the position changes every year, the date also changes. The starting date of the season is called the autumn equinox, and this year it will fall on 23rd September 2022.
Phenological indicators can also define the starting of autumn. According to these indicators, autumn starts when leaves fall from trees and birds start their migration journey. Autumn might start earlier or later, depending on the climate and the weather.
What happens on the autumn equinox?
On the equinox date, the day and night are of equal lengths. After that, the days start getting shorter, and the nights get longer. This continues till the spring equinox when the days would start longer than nights.
Autumn equinox also means that the northern hemisphere starts tilting away from the Sun. As such, direct sunlight is less, and the temperatures start cooling.
When would autumn end?
September, October, and November comprise the autumn months. The meteorological calendar puts the autumn end date at October 30, 2022, while the astronomical calendar places the date at December 21, 2021.
When does autumn equinox start?
According to the meteorological calendar, the equinox starts on September 1, 2022. However, according to the astronomical calendar, the equinox starts on September 23 2022.
When does autumn end?
According to the meteorological and astronomical calendars, Autumn ends on October 30, 2022 and December 21, 2022.
What would the weather be like during autumn?
The weather would be cool and pleasant.
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