Summer arrives!

Sunrise at Stonehenge, UK 21 June 2005 (Wikipedia)

After a dull and rainy spring in Greater Moncton, high hopes are now upon summer which officially begins today in the Northern Hemisphere.

At 2:16 ADT, the sun will reach its most northern point in the sky, the summer solstice.

The northern axis of the earth is actually tilted towards the sun giving us more daylight hours than we would see in the winter.

During the winter, the northern axis is pointed away from the sun giving us shorter days and offering less heat.

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