While many of us consider it summer once school is released, this season technically begins with the summer solstice—the longest day of the year—on June 21 and continues until the fall equinox in September.
The summer solstice, the day with the most daylight hours, in Wisconsin and the rest of the Northern Hemisphere takes place in June. Take advantage of the long summer hours to explore outdoors!
July is, on average, the warmest month of the year in Wisconsin and the rest of the Northern Hemisphere.
Listen for crickets singing in the evening air and other sounds of summer.