Summer is almost here...see below for more on the official beginning and ending of the season. For many children it means school is out and they get to relax, go to summer camp, and spend more time with friends. Parents will figure out how to juggle daycare while still managing to plan for the family summer vacation. Overall summer is one of the most popular seasons as temperatures rise, and people get to spend more time outdoors and benefit from longer days and more sunlight. For now, we'll have some fun with trivia questions all around the summer season. Enjoy!
June 21, 2022 is the first day of summer, aka the Summer Solstice, and the last day is Thursday September 22. See facts about the Winter Solstice here.
It’s possible but unlikely as the average hot sidewalk just isn’t hot enough to fry an egg. The surface temperature of the sidewalk would need to reach 158°.
Sun Protection Factor. Higher ratings provide better protection up to a point. See details on the rating here.
Memorial Day and Labor Day are the holidays that serve as bookends for the Summer season, even though the official dates of Summer are different.
Sly & the Family Stone. Go here for more fun music trivia.
134° which was reached in Death Valley’s, Furnace Creek.
Summer School, which centers around the character, Freddy Shoop, being forced into teaching a high school English class during summer break. Check out more movie trivia, here.
Chlorine. But swimmers beware as chlorine kills many germs within an hour, but some pesky germs can survive a few days.
According the Farmers Almanac, it’s a reference that has to do with astronomy. Sirius, the Dog Star, is the brightest star during the summer months.
Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela averages 140-160 thunderstorms each year, and is a hotbed for lightning strikes.
Vitamin D, which is helpful for regulating calcium and phosphorus.
1938, and their origin has been traced back to California, which is no surprise.