Summer arrives -- at last You expect a summer solstice to be like this: Sunrise from the Stonehenge replica at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin in Odessa, Texas, on Wednesday. Big Controversy in 2012: When is the Actual Date for Summer Solstice This Year? LONDON, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Summer Solstice is conventionally set on June 21 st . Astronomically speaking June 20 th seems to be the actual date this year. While science debates over the date, ... Summer solstice is signal for summer camp packing frenzy Summer solstice is the first day of the rest of your summer – and kids headed to camp start thinking how to squeeze into the two-piece bathing suits and past the dress codes, whether to leave the cell phone and makeup behind. A new survey shows that many camps want kids to leave most of it at home. Summer Solstice: Why the days will shorten from here on out Summer Solstice: Summer is officially here with Wednesday's solstice, making today the longest day of the year, and, at least for those in the American Northeast, one of the hottest so far. Summer Solstice: Why the days will shorten from here on out (+video) Summer Solstice: Summer is officially here with Wednesday's solstice, making today the longest day of the year, and, at least for those in the American Northeast, one of the hottest so far. Summer Solstice 2012: Why It's the Year's Longest Day Summer officially kicks off today, with the solstice marking the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. Happy Summer Solstice! 7 ways to trim your summer energy bill. Summer solstice is today, bringing along with it the longest stretch of daylight in the calendar year. In a fitting debut for the summer season, too, a heat wave is spreading across much of the eastern United States this week. Temperatures are expected to reach the high 90's in Chicago , New York , and Boston . Flipping on the air conditioner means energy use will climb right along with the ... Summer solstice 2012 arrives much smoother than the longest day of the year last year The summer solstice usually arrives June 21, but this year is an exception. Summer solstice begins, but June gloom remains in L.A. The summer solstice, the official arrival of the season, began about 4 p.m. Wednesday, and officials with the National Weather Service said inland portions of the Los Angeles area did experience a bit warmer temperatures. But meteorologists warned that residents... Summer Solstice: 8 Sunny Ways to Celebrate Wednesday, June 20, is the summer solstice, the official beginning of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. It's also the longest day of the year by a fraction of a second.
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