Find out when Springtime officially begins with the Countdown to Spring. Keep track of the Spring Countdown to see how many days are left until the holidays.
Cuenta atrás Spring Countdown
On this page, you can find out how long it is until Springtime officially begins with the free Countdown to Spring. The Spring Countdown Clock acts as a timer until Spring, displaying the number of days until Spring and Easter Celebrations!
For more Seasonal Countdowns designed to help you keep track of the official change in seasons, you can consult the Countdowns Page.
When does Spring begin?
In Meteorological Terms, the first day of Spring is on 1st March throughout the Northern Hemisphere.
However, as determined by the Astronomical Calendar, the Spring Equinox occurs between 19th and 21st March every year. At the Spring Equinox, days are close to 12 hours long with the length of the day increasing as the season progresses.
In Springtime, the axis of the Earth increases its tilt toward the Sun and the length of daylight rapidly increases for the relevant hemisphere which begins to warm significantly initiating new plant growth.
When does Daylight Saving Time begin?
Confusingly referred to as British Summer Time, Daylight Saving Time begins in the Northern Hemisphere between March and April.
Daylight Saving Time begins in the Northern Hemisphere between March and April. DST generally ends between September and November. Standard time begins in the Northern Hemisphere between September and November and ends between March and April.
Daylight saving time begins in the Southern Hemisphere between September and November, ending between March and April. Standard time begins again in the Southern Hemisphere between March and April. It ends between September and November time.