Equinox/Solstice

Equinoxes and Solstices, Dates and Times (UTC)
1901-2050

Year Vernal Equinox Northern Solstice Autumnal Equinox Southern Solstice
1901 21 Mar 07:23:53 22 Jun 03:27:59 23 Sep 18:08:51 22 Dec 12:36:57
1902 21 Mar 13:16:47 22 Jun 09:15:13 23 Sep 23:55:28 22 Dec 18:35:32
1903 21 Mar 19:15:20 22 Jun 15:05:01 24 Sep 05:43:58 23 Dec 00:20:30
1904 21 Mar 00:58:19 21 Jun 20:51:11 23 Sep 11:40:21 22 Dec 06:13:59
1905 21 Mar 06:57:50 22 Jun 02:51:35 23 Sep 17:30:16 22 Dec 12:03:54
1906 21 Mar 12:52:56 22 Jun 08:41:46 23 Sep 23:15:24 22 Dec 17:53:17
1907 21 Mar 18:33:06 22 Jun 14:23:08 24 Sep 05:08:56 22 Dec 23:51:31
1908 21 Mar 00:27:26 21 Jun 20:19:43 23 Sep 10:58:49 22 Dec 05:33:46
1909 21 Mar 06:13:44 22 Jun 02:06:13 23 Sep 16:44:50 22 Dec 11:20:38
1910 21 Mar 12:03:02 22 Jun 07:48:59 23 Sep 22:30:50 22 Dec 17:12:13
1911 21 Mar 17:54:39 22 Jun 13:35:33 24 Sep 04:17:40 22 Dec 22:53:51
1912 20 Mar 23:29:15 21 Jun 19:16:59 23 Sep 10:08:19 22 Dec 04:45:01
1913 21 Mar 05:18:35 22 Jun 01:09:50 23 Sep 15:52:37 22 Dec 10:35:08
1914 21 Mar 11:10:57 22 Jun 06:55:11 23 Sep 21:34:14 22 Dec 16:22:31
1915 21 Mar 16:51:35 22 Jun 12:29:40 24 Sep 03:24:04 22 Dec 22:15:48
1916 20 Mar 22:47:06 21 Jun 18:24:36 23 Sep 09:15:10 22 Dec 03:58:34
1917 21 Mar 04:37:35 22 Jun 00:14:20 23 Sep 15:00:12 22 Dec 09:45:57
1918 21 Mar 10:25:54 22 Jun 05:59:42 23 Sep 20:45:43 22 Dec 15:41:30
1919 21 Mar 16:19:28 22 Jun 11:53:46 24 Sep 02:35:39 22 Dec 21:27:18
1920 20 Mar 21:59:11 21 Jun 17:40:21 23 Sep 08:28:34 22 Dec 03:17:20
1921 21 Mar 03:51:46 21 Jun 23:36:04 23 Sep 14:19:45 22 Dec 09:07:55
1922 21 Mar 09:48:28 22 Jun 05:26:49 23 Sep 20:09:47 22 Dec 14:57:04
1923 21 Mar 15:28:57 22 Jun 11:03:06 24 Sep 02:03:34 22 Dec 20:53:36
1924 20 Mar 21:20:36 21 Jun 16:59:36 23 Sep 07:58:42 22 Dec 02:45:23
1925 21 Mar 03:12:11 21 Jun 22:50:03 23 Sep 13:43:12 22 Dec 08:37:04
1926 21 Mar 09:01:06 22 Jun 04:29:56 23 Sep 19:26:44 22 Dec 14:33:41
1927 21 Mar 14:59:29 22 Jun 10:22:11 24 Sep 01:17:19 22 Dec 20:18:36
1928 20 Mar 20:44:04 21 Jun 16:06:23 23 Sep 07:05:28 22 Dec 02:03:52
1929 21 Mar 02:35:33 21 Jun 22:00:44 23 Sep 12:52:21 22 Dec 07:53:08
1930 21 Mar 08:29:54 22 Jun 03:53:05 23 Sep 18:36:30 22 Dec 13:39:27
1931 21 Mar 14:06:25 22 Jun 09:28:32 24 Sep 00:23:30 22 Dec 19:29:42
1932 20 Mar 19:53:57 21 Jun 15:23:00 23 Sep 06:16:08 22 Dec 01:14:15
1933 21 Mar 01:43:30 21 Jun 21:11:49 23 Sep 12:00:36 22 Dec 06:57:53
1934 21 Mar 07:27:33 22 Jun 02:47:37 23 Sep 17:44:53 22 Dec 12:49:20
1935 21 Mar 13:17:58 22 Jun 08:38:04 23 Sep 23:38:19 22 Dec 18:37:01
1936 20 Mar 18:57:35 21 Jun 14:21:35 23 Sep 05:26:07 22 Dec 00:26:48
1937 21 Mar 00:45:26 21 Jun 20:12:08 23 Sep 11:12:53 22 Dec 06:22:08
1938 21 Mar 06:43:14 22 Jun 02:03:42 23 Sep 17:00:08 22 Dec 12:13:30
1939 21 Mar 12:28:40 22 Jun 07:39:28 23 Sep 22:49:33 22 Dec 18:05:47
1940 20 Mar 18:23:54 21 Jun 13:36:35 23 Sep 04:45:40 21 Dec 23:54:55
1941 21 Mar 00:20:53 21 Jun 19:33:19 23 Sep 10:32:50 22 Dec 05:44:54
1942 21 Mar 06:10:16 22 Jun 01:16:04 23 Sep 16:16:34 22 Dec 11:39:27
1943 21 Mar 12:02:48 22 Jun 07:12:18 23 Sep 22:11:31 22 Dec 17:29:13
1944 20 Mar 17:48:31 21 Jun 13:02:16 23 Sep 04:01:35 21 Dec 23:15:08
1945 20 Mar 23:37:43 21 Jun 18:52:10 23 Sep 09:49:22 22 Dec 05:03:52
1946 21 Mar 05:32:43 22 Jun 00:44:47 23 Sep 15:41:12 22 Dec 10:53:23
1947 21 Mar 11:13:03 22 Jun 06:19:23 23 Sep 21:28:56 22 Dec 16:42:57
1948 20 Mar 16:57:18 21 Jun 12:10:45 23 Sep 03:21:50 21 Dec 22:33:36
1949 20 Mar 22:48:29 21 Jun 18:02:49 23 Sep 09:05:51 22 Dec 04:23:30
1950 21 Mar 04:35:08 21 Jun 23:36:14 23 Sep 14:43:59 22 Dec 10:13:12
1951 21 Mar 10:26:13 22 Jun 05:24:58 23 Sep 20:37:02 22 Dec 16:00:07
1952 20 Mar 16:13:34 21 Jun 11:12:37 23 Sep 02:23:55 21 Dec 21:43:41
1953 20 Mar 22:00:56 21 Jun 16:59:50 23 Sep 08:05:56 22 Dec 03:31:52
1954 21 Mar 03:53:18 21 Jun 22:54:20 23 Sep 13:55:50 22 Dec 09:24:11
1955 21 Mar 09:35:29 22 Jun 04:32:03 23 Sep 19:40:58 22 Dec 15:11:30
1956 20 Mar 15:21:10 21 Jun 10:24:06 23 Sep 01:35:25 21 Dec 21:00:07
1957 20 Mar 21:16:50 21 Jun 16:20:47 23 Sep 07:26:06 22 Dec 02:49:19
1958 21 Mar 03:05:39 21 Jun 21:57:03 23 Sep 13:09:02 22 Dec 08:40:04
1959 21 Mar 08:55:08 22 Jun 03:49:51 23 Sep 19:08:29 22 Dec 14:34:34
1960 20 Mar 14:42:38 21 Jun 09:42:10 23 Sep 00:58:49 21 Dec 20:26:13
1961 20 Mar 20:32:34 21 Jun 15:30:13 23 Sep 06:42:32 22 Dec 02:19:41
1962 21 Mar 02:29:48 21 Jun 21:24:33 23 Sep 12:35:58 22 Dec 08:14:52
1963 21 Mar 08:19:58 22 Jun 03:04:07 23 Sep 18:23:33 22 Dec 14:02:09
1964 20 Mar 14:10:01 21 Jun 08:56:31 23 Sep 00:16:51 21 Dec 19:49:51
1965 20 Mar 20:05:06 21 Jun 14:55:46 23 Sep 06:06:05 22 Dec 01:40:40
1966 21 Mar 01:52:43 21 Jun 20:33:34 23 Sep 11:43:29 22 Dec 07:28:09
1967 21 Mar 07:37:13 22 Jun 02:23:18 23 Sep 17:38:03 22 Dec 13:16:45
1968 20 Mar 13:21:58 21 Jun 08:13:19 22 Sep 23:26:23 21 Dec 19:00:18
1969 20 Mar 19:08:10 21 Jun 13:55:10 23 Sep 05:06:47 22 Dec 00:44:02
1970 21 Mar 00:56:25 21 Jun 19:42:58 23 Sep 10:59:09 22 Dec 06:35:43
1971 21 Mar 06:38:21 22 Jun 01:19:20 23 Sep 16:44:36 22 Dec 12:23:53
1972 20 Mar 12:21:11 21 Jun 07:05:51 22 Sep 22:32:37 21 Dec 18:13:02
1973 20 Mar 18:12:45 21 Jun 13:00:42 23 Sep 04:21:06 22 Dec 00:08:10
1974 21 Mar 00:06:36 21 Jun 18:37:32 23 Sep 09:58:50 22 Dec 05:55:46
1975 21 Mar 05:57:01 22 Jun 00:26:10 23 Sep 15:54:52 22 Dec 11:45:44
1976 20 Mar 11:49:40 21 Jun 06:24:05 22 Sep 21:48:35 21 Dec 17:35:20
1977 20 Mar 17:42:42 21 Jun 12:13:57 23 Sep 03:29:25 21 Dec 23:23:00
1978 20 Mar 23:33:38 21 Jun 18:10:03 23 Sep 09:25:51 22 Dec 05:20:50
1979 21 Mar 05:22:03 21 Jun 23:56:22 23 Sep 15:16:21 22 Dec 11:10:02
1980 20 Mar 11:09:41 21 Jun 05:46:49 22 Sep 21:08:32 21 Dec 16:56:14
1981 20 Mar 17:02:55 21 Jun 11:44:45 23 Sep 03:04:45 21 Dec 22:50:47
1982 20 Mar 22:55:32 21 Jun 17:23:08 23 Sep 08:46:14 22 Dec 04:38:13
1983 21 Mar 04:38:47 21 Jun 23:08:28 23 Sep 14:41:27 22 Dec 10:30:14
1984 20 Mar 10:24:08 21 Jun 05:02:30 22 Sep 20:33:19 21 Dec 16:23:16
1985 20 Mar 16:14:18 21 Jun 10:44:21 23 Sep 02:07:34 21 Dec 22:08:01
1986 20 Mar 22:02:55 21 Jun 16:30:03 23 Sep 07:59:07 22 Dec 04:01:50
1987 21 Mar 03:52:16 21 Jun 22:10:50 23 Sep 13:45:11 22 Dec 09:46:18
1988 20 Mar 09:39:04 21 Jun 03:56:25 22 Sep 19:29:17 21 Dec 15:28:14
1989 20 Mar 15:28:33 21 Jun 09:53:01 23 Sep 01:19:35 21 Dec 21:22:01
1990 20 Mar 21:19:02 21 Jun 15:32:40 23 Sep 06:55:32 22 Dec 03:07:05
1991 21 Mar 03:02:11 21 Jun 21:18:38 23 Sep 12:47:58 22 Dec 08:53:55
1992 20 Mar 08:48:09 21 Jun 03:14:19 22 Sep 18:42:51 21 Dec 14:43:15
1993 20 Mar 14:41:08 21 Jun 09:00:07 23 Sep 00:22:34 21 Dec 20:26:09
1994 20 Mar 20:28:09 21 Jun 14:48:03 23 Sep 06:19:36 22 Dec 02:22:50
1995 21 Mar 02:14:44 21 Jun 20:34:27 23 Sep 12:13:09 22 Dec 08:17:11
1996 20 Mar 08:03:12 21 Jun 02:23:36 22 Sep 18:00:21 21 Dec 14:06:16
1997 20 Mar 13:55:06 21 Jun 08:20:06 22 Sep 23:55:33 21 Dec 20:07:16
1998 20 Mar 19:54:27 21 Jun 14:02:27 23 Sep 05:37:33 22 Dec 01:56:30
1999 21 Mar 01:45:55 21 Jun 19:49:09 23 Sep 11:31:34 22 Dec 07:44:14
2000 20 Mar 07:35:24 21 Jun 01:47:43 22 Sep 17:27:50 21 Dec 13:37:40
2001 20 Mar 13:30:59 21 Jun 07:37:44 22 Sep 23:04:30 21 Dec 19:21:41
2002 20 Mar 19:16:15 21 Jun 13:24:52 23 Sep 04:55:33 22 Dec 01:14:45
2003 21 Mar 01:00:20 21 Jun 19:10:36 23 Sep 10:46:55 22 Dec 07:03:53
2004 20 Mar 06:48:40 21 Jun 00:56:43 22 Sep 16:29:53 21 Dec 12:41:39
2005 20 Mar 12:33:35 21 Jun 06:46:03 22 Sep 22:22:35 21 Dec 18:35:16
2006 20 Mar 18:25:16 21 Jun 12:25:31 23 Sep 04:03:30 22 Dec 00:21:51
2007 21 Mar 00:07:13 21 Jun 18:05:57 23 Sep 09:50:50 22 Dec 06:07:36
2008 20 Mar 05:48:14 20 Jun 23:59:15 22 Sep 15:44:26 21 Dec 12:03:35
2009 20 Mar 11:43:47 21 Jun 05:45:23 22 Sep 21:18:30 21 Dec 17:46:32
2010 20 Mar 17:31:45 21 Jun 11:28:16 23 Sep 03:09:10 21 Dec 23:38:13
2011 20 Mar 23:20:33 21 Jun 17:16:10 23 Sep 09:04:25 22 Dec 05:29:59
2012 20 Mar 05:14:13 20 Jun 23:08:09 22 Sep 14:48:48 21 Dec 11:11:32
2013 20 Mar 11:01:36 21 Jun 05:03:36 22 Sep 20:43:27 21 Dec 17:10:56
2014 20 Mar 16:56:36 21 Jun 10:51:17 23 Sep 02:29:09 21 Dec 23:02:49
2015 20 Mar 22:44:53 21 Jun 16:37:33 23 Sep 08:20:06 22 Dec 04:47:53
2016 20 Mar 04:29:48 20 Jun 22:33:55 22 Sep 14:20:41 21 Dec 10:44:00
2017 20 Mar 10:28:31 21 Jun 04:23:42 22 Sep 20:01:07 21 Dec 16:27:50
2018 20 Mar 16:14:45 21 Jun 10:06:42 23 Sep 01:53:41 21 Dec 22:21:51
2019 20 Mar 21:58:05 21 Jun 15:53:44 23 Sep 07:49:29 22 Dec 04:18:56
2020 20 Mar 03:49:35 20 Jun 21:43:02 22 Sep 13:30:27 21 Dec 10:02:26
2021 20 Mar 09:37:05 21 Jun 03:31:32 22 Sep 19:20:30 21 Dec 15:58:54
2022 20 Mar 15:32:53 21 Jun 09:13:18 23 Sep 01:03:41 21 Dec 21:47:33
2023 20 Mar 21:24:14 21 Jun 14:57:11 23 Sep 06:49:36 22 Dec 03:27:06
2024 20 Mar 03:06:04 20 Jun 20:50:23 22 Sep 12:43:12 21 Dec 09:19:54
2025 20 Mar 09:01:03 21 Jun 02:41:49 22 Sep 18:19:00 21 Dec 15:02:36
2026 20 Mar 14:45:02 21 Jun 08:24:21 23 Sep 00:04:56 21 Dec 20:49:39
2027 20 Mar 20:24:18 21 Jun 14:10:06 23 Sep 06:00:43 22 Dec 02:41:41
2028 20 Mar 02:16:32 20 Jun 20:00:57 22 Sep 11:44:31 21 Dec 08:19:30
2029 20 Mar 08:01:03 21 Jun 01:47:43 22 Sep 17:37:17 21 Dec 14:13:45
2030 20 Mar 13:51:15 21 Jun 07:30:42 22 Sep 23:26:34 21 Dec 20:08:54
2031 20 Mar 19:40:26 21 Jun 13:16:33 23 Sep 05:14:45 22 Dec 01:55:23
2032 20 Mar 01:21:30 20 Jun 19:08:02 22 Sep 11:10:06 21 Dec 07:55:29
2033 20 Mar 07:22:18 21 Jun 01:00:19 22 Sep 16:51:07 21 Dec 13:44:58
2034 20 Mar 13:16:53 21 Jun 06:43:46 22 Sep 22:39:03 21 Dec 19:33:16
2035 20 Mar 19:02:42 21 Jun 12:32:07 23 Sep 04:38:06 22 Dec 01:30:12
2036 20 Mar 01:01:59 20 Jun 18:30:51 22 Sep 10:22:48 21 Dec 07:12:04
2037 20 Mar 06:49:01 21 Jun 00:21:34 22 Sep 16:12:00 21 Dec 13:06:59
2038 20 Mar 12:39:47 21 Jun 06:08:44 22 Sep 22:01:45 21 Dec 19:01:22
2039 20 Mar 18:31:20 21 Jun 11:56:27 23 Sep 03:48:33 22 Dec 00:40:04
2040 20 Mar 00:10:51 20 Jun 14:45:40 22 Sep 09:44:00 21 Dec 06:32:19
2041 20 Mar 06:06:03 20 Jun 23:35:27 22 Sep 15:25:54 21 Dec 12:17:29
2042 20 Mar 11:52:15 21 Jun 05:15:13 22 Sep 21:10:50 21 Dec 18:03:23
2043 20 Mar 17:27:02 21 Jun 10:57:03 23 Sep 03:05:37 22 Dec 00:00:37
2044 19 Mar 23:19:38 20 Jun 16:49:44 22 Sep 08:46:48 21 Dec 05:42:52
2045 20 Mar 05:06:18 20 Jun 22:32:47 22 Sep 14:31:41 21 Dec 11:33:56
2046 20 Mar 10:57:02 21 Jun 04:13:50 22 Sep 20:20:59 21 Dec 17:27:21
2047 20 Mar 16:51:54 21 Jun 10:02:04 23 Sep 02:07:02 21 Dec 23:06:36
2048 19 Mar 22:32:36 20 Jun 15:52:40 22 Sep 07:59:40 21 Dec 05:01:09
2049 20 Mar 04:27:56 20 Jun 21:46:36 22 Sep 13:41:44 21 Dec 10:51:05
2050 20 Mar 10:18:42 21 Jun 03:32:05 22 Sep 19:27:34 21 Dec 16:37:31

For 1951-2050, error will be less than 1 minute of stated times. Error may be greater for dates outside this range.

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Earth Perihelion and Aphelion (Date and Approximate Time UTC, hour only)
1992-2020

Year Perihelion Aphelion
1992 3 January - 15 3 July - 12
1993 4 January - 03 4 July - 22
1994 2 January - 06 5 July - 19
1995 4 January - 11 4 July - 02
1996 4 January - 07 5 July - 18
1997 2 January - 00 4 July - 19
1998 4 January - 21 4 July - 00
1999 3 January - 13 6 July - 22
2000 3 January - 05 4 July - 00
2001 4 January - 09 4 July - 14
2002 2 January - 14 6 July - 04
2003 4 January - 05 4 July - 06
2004 4 January - 18 5 July - 11
2005 2 January - 01 5 July - 05
2006 4 January - 15 3 July - 23
2007 3 January - 20 7 July - 00
2008 3 January - 00 4 July - 08
2009 4 January - 15 4 July - 02
2010 3 January - 00 6 July - 11
2011 3 January - 19 4 July - 15
2012 5 January - 00 5 July - 03
2013 2 January - 05 5 July - 15
2014 4 January - 12 4 July - 00
2015 4 January - 07 6 July - 19
2016 2 January - 23 4 July - 16
2017 4 January - 14 3 July - 20
2018 3 January - 06 6 July - 17
2019 3 January - 05 4 July - 22
2020 5 January - 08 4 July - 12

The Earth is closest to the Sun at the perihelion, and furthest away at the aphelion.

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