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September 26, 2023 | Weekly Commentary

With September ending, it opens the door for Autumn to start. Here are some interesting facts about Autumn to welcome the season.

  1. The word “autumn” originates from the Latin term “autumnus,” signifying the season of harvest when crops are gathered and stored for the upcoming winter.
  2. Autumn varies depending on your location within the hemisphere.
  3. The first day of Autumn, also known as the autumnal equinox, marks the moment when daylight and nighttime are of equal duration.
  4. During the autumn equinox, day and night are roughly equal in length, symbolizing a state of balance and harmony.
  5. The three most popular activities are Hiking, apple picking, and trips to pumpkin patches.

Learn more interesting facts about Autumn, visit Facts About Fall.