Welcome to the Spring Equinox 2017 – The first day of Spring!

The Spring Equinox 2017 in Northern Hemisphere was at 3:28 AM this morning.

Celebrate the spring equinox 2017 with our equinox dates and times—plus facts and folklore about the first day of spring.

Astronomically speaking, the equinox falls on March 19 or 20 every year, marking spring’s beginning in the Northern Hemisphere (whereas it announces fall’s arrival in the Southern Hemisphere). The equinox happens at the same moment worldwide, even if our clock times reflect a different time zone.