Summer

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This article is about the season. For other uses, see Summer (disambiguation).
"Summers" redirects here. For other uses, see Summers (disambiguation).

A field during summer in Belgium
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Summer is the hottest of the four temperate seasons, falling after spring and before autumn. At the summer solstice, the days are longest and the nights are shortest, with day length decreasing as the season progresses after the solstice. The date of the beginning of summer varies according to climate, tradition, and culture. When it is summer in the Northern Hemisphere, it is winter in the Southern Hemisphere, and vice versa.