Articles About March (11)
The Month of March
March is the third month of the year. It has 31 days and is named after Mars, the Roman god of war.
At the March equinox, the Sun crosses the equator from south to north. Explanation and 2024 equinox date.
March Equinox Customs
Learn more about the customs, traditions and events surrounding the March equinox.
About the 12 Months
Why are there 12 months? How long are they, and what do the month names mean?
When do seasons begin and end in the two hemispheres?
Cosmic Calendar 2024
Celestial highlights for 2024. When, where, and how to see these astronomical events.
When Does Fall Start?
North of the equator, fall begins in September. Find out the exact dates for both hemispheres.
When Does Spring Start?
The first day of spring is at the vernal equinox, when day and night are equal. Find out the exact time and date.
Equinox: Equal Day & Night?
Equinoxes don't have exactly 12 hours of day and night all over the world, like many believe. Such days, called equilux, do occur, but depend on your location.
March: Worm Moon
The Full Moon in March is the Worm Moon, but if it occurs on or after March 21 it is also the Paschal Moon. It's also called Lenten, Crow, Crust, Chaste, Sugar, and Sap Moon.
Equinoxes and Solstices
Equinoxes and solstices are a result of Earth’s tilt and its orbit around the Sun.