20 March.Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Google is celebrating spring with this doodle. (Photo Credit: Screenshot/Google)

  • March 20 marks the end of winter and the first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere
  • The daylight hours in Northern Hemisphere will continue to get longer until the summer solstice in June
  • The day marks the beginning of autumn in the Southern Hemisphere

20 March.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Vernal or Spring Equinox is an astronomical event, which marks the start of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Spring Equinox is observed every year on March 20th or 21st
  • An equinox occurs when the Earth's axis is titled in a way that is neither inclined away from the Sun nor towards it
  • On an Equinox day, the duration of day and night are almost equal