Weather Wise: Vernal Equinox Explained

Posted at 5:22 PM, Mar 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-11 23:23:13-04

HELENA – Sun worshipers rejoice! As we approach the first day of spring, daylight is rapidly increasing.

In this week’s Weather Wise, it’s right around the vernal equinox when daylight hours increase at the fastest rate of the entire year.

At this time, Montana adds nearly 4 minutes of daylight per day. Over the next week, nearly a half hour of additional daylight will be gained.