Primavera: What it is and Characteristics

It is known as spring season of the year before summer and after winter. The word spring comes from the Latin cousin which expresses ‘first’ and vera which means ‘green’.

Spring is a season of the year that astronomically begins at the vernal equinox and ends with the summer solstice. It is noteworthy that the seasons of the year vary according to the terrestrial hemispheres:

  • Southern Hemisphere: Spring begins on September 23 and ends on December 22. It is called austral spring, as it happens in Argentina and Chile.
  • Northern Hemisphere: spring begins on March 20 and ends on June 21. It is called the boreal spring, and it happens in countries like Mexico and Venezuela.

spring features

  • Day and night have the same duration, approximately 12 hours due to the movement of translation.
  • Blooming of flowers as a consequence of pollination. What is common is the growth of flowers and plants, reappearing the color after winter.
  • Spring has a fairly pleasant climate as its temperature increases as the weeks progress. However, there may be days with cold temperatures due to the existence of some cold air masses.
  • Rainfall is usually irregular.

See also:

  • Seasons of the year
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Winter
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