Articles About June (8)
The 12 Months of the Year
The 12 months of the year are linked to the Moon's orbit around Earth. Why are there 12 months? What do the month names mean?
When do seasons begin and end in the two hemispheres?
Full Moon Names
Full Moons had given names in many ancient cultures. The Full Moon names we use today often reflect nature like Harvest Moon.
2020 Cosmic Calendar
Astronomical events and highlights of 2020 and 2021 including supermoons, solar and lunar eclipses, meteor showers, solstices, and equinoxes.
When Is Winter Solstice?
The Winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere is in December, while in the Southern Hemisphere, it's in June.
When Is Summer Solstice?
The summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere is in June, while in the Southern Hemisphere, it's in December.
The Month of June
June is the sixth month of the year, has 30 days, and is named after the Roman goddess Juno.
June: Strawberry Moon
The wild strawberries that start to ripen gave name to the Full Moon in June. Other names are Rose Moon, Hot Moon, and Mead Moon.