TIANSHANNET   ›   News   ›   Xinjiang News

24 Solar Terms-- Summer Solstice

The Summer Solstice or “Xiazhi” in Chinese, usually arrives around June 21-22. It is the 10th of the 24 solar terms and the 4th solar term of summer. It begins when the Northern Hemisphere sees the longest day of sunlight during the year, but a day that is not yet the hottest.