Tag: Summer solstice


Summer solstice On 21st June the event of summer solstice takes place.  The summer solstice is the time when the Sun is directly above the Tropic of Cancer leading to the longest daylight. It marks the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and officially the beginning of the summer season.  Earth's axial tilt is highest on this day. The sun reaches its highest point in the sky and daylight lasts the longest.