Equinox and Solstice Times

You can learn why we recognize and celebrate this day with nature here (spring) and here (summer).

And you'll find times of the coming equinox and solstice days below.


Solstice eCard

2019 Summer Solstice
June 21 at 11:54 a.m., eastern daylight time.
   (June 21, 15:54 UT)


2019 Autumnal Equinox
September 23 at 3:50 a.m., eastern daylight time.
   (September 23, 07:50 UT)

2019 Winter Solstice
December 21 at 11:19 p.m., eastern standard time.
   (December 22, 04:19 UT)

2020 Vernal Equinox
March 19 at 11:50 p.m., eastern daylight time.
   (March 20, 03:50 UT)

2020 Summer Solstice
June 20 at 5:44 p.m., eastern daylight time.
   (June 20, 21:44 UT)