The Beginning of Summer (立夏)

By | March 16, 2013

The Beginning of Summer (立夏)

The Beginning of Summer is the 7th out of the 24 solar terms in China which happens usually on May 5,6 or 7. As the name suggests, the beginning of summer means the end of spring and welcomes the beginning of the summer days. People used to regard the beginning of summer as the start of significant increase of temperature, thunderstorms, and also this day marks the beginning of the peak season for the growth of plants.

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