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 2023 equinox date.
March Equinox Customs
Learn more about the customs, traditions and events surrounding the March equinox.
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?
2022 Cosmic Calendar
Celestial events and highlights of 2022 including supermoons, solar and lunar eclipses, meteor showers, solstices, and equinoxes.
When Does Fall Start?
North of the equator, fall begins in September; in the Southern Hemisphere, it starts in March. Find out exact dates and how the fall season is defined.
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.