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Summer Solstice

The summer solstice heralds the beginning of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. The timing of the summer solstice depends on when the Sun reaches its northernmost point of the equator. In 2016, summer begins with the solstice on June 20 at 6:34 a.m. EDT.

Earlier Event: June 19
Father's Day
Later Event: June 21
International Day of Yoga