June 20, 2014 | WGVUSaturday is the first day of
summer, especially welcome after our wicked winter. We take a look at the day
itself, and what we can expect of the season.
First off, the first day of summer isn’t always the same day, as some
So Just what makes summer…summer?
It’s when the sun reaches its highest point in the northern hemisphere. And how does our unseasonably cool, wet weather
lately bode for the season?
is with the National Weather Service at Gerald
R-Ford International Airport.Ostuno
says “Looking ahead, it looks like the outlook for the rest of the month and
the rest of the summer is basically the same.Temperatures near normal, precipitation near normal.The odds of it being above or below
temperature-wise, we might see slightly below normal.”
The first day of summer has the longest
amount of daylight of the year-15 hours, 21 minutes around Grand Rapids.As you head north, the amount of daylight
Official time for the beginning of summer tomorrow, just in
case you want to set an alarm, is 7am.
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