Fall Begins Today at 11:09pm EDT

The first day of Fall (or Autumn), officially referred to as the Autumnal Equinox, begins at 11:09pm EDT on September 22nd.  This is one of two days in the year when the Earth's axis is neither tilted toward or away from the Sun.  The word equinox is derived from the Latin words aequus (equal) and nox (night).  In reality, the day is longer than the night at an equinox due to our sun's rays being refracted by our atmosphere.  To figure out when the sun will rise and set at your location, click here.  Below are some average temperatures for selected cities for September 22nd.

 

 

Average Temperatures for September 22nd

 

  Average High Temperature Average Low Temperature
Ironwood 64 44
Houghton 61 45
Iron Mountain 66 43
Marquette City 61 46
Munising 63 43
Escanaba 62 46
Manistique 63 44
Newberry 63 43

 



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