10 Fun Facts About Spring

  1. The earliest known use of the term “spring cleaning” was in 1857.
  2. We’ve used the word “spring” for the season since the 16th century.
  3. The first day of spring is called the vernal equinox.
  4. The first spring flowers are usually daffodils, dandelions, lilies, tulips, iris and lilacs.
  5. Spring fever isn’t just a saying – experts say the body’s makeup changes due to different diets, hormone production and temperature.
  6. There’s more daylight during spring because the earth’s axis tilts toward the sun at this time of the year.
  7. “Tornado Alley” is at its most active state during the spring.
  8. Hurricane season begins in late spring.
  9. On the first day of spring, the sunrise and sunset are about 12 hours apart everywhere on earth.
  10. If you stand at the equator on the first day of spring, you’ll see the sun pass directly over-head. This happens only twice a year – the first day of spring and the first day of autum.  (see more @https://www.tcicapital.com/tci-insights/10-fun-facts-about-spring/)
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