Summer’s the season when sun is the strongest,
Under blue skies, the days are the longest,
My friends and I like to swim when it sizzles,
My friends and I like the cool, rainy drizzles,
Each summer, each June, I really can’t wait,
Relaxing in summer is awesomely great!
Watch Mr. R.’s Summer Song
Summer is the season that is characterized by the warmest temperatures and longest days of the year. Summer comes between Spring and Autumn, and in the northern hemisphere begins on or around June 21st. This date coincides with the summer solstice which has the longest daylight period of the year (the shortest in the southern hemisphere.)
On the date of the summer solstice, the north pole gets 24-hours of sunlight, while the south pole gets 24-hours of darkness!