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Date and Time information of the 24 Solar Terms in 2014

24 Solar Terms Date Time
Moderate cold 5 January 18:24
Severe cold 20 January 11:51
Spring commences 4 February 06:03
Spring showers 19 February 01:59
Insects waken 6 March 00:02
Vernal equinox 21 March 00:57
Bright and clear 5 April 04:47
Corn rain 20 April 11:56
Summer commences 5 May 21:59
Corn forms 21 May 10:59
Corn on ear 6 June 02:03
Summer solstice 21 June 18:51
Moderate heat 7 July 12:15
Great heat 23 July 05:41
Autumn commences 7 August 22:02
End of heat 23 August 12:46
White dew 8 September 01:01
Autumnal equinox 23 September 10:29
Cold dew 8 October 16:47
Frost 23 October 19:57
Winter commences 7 November 20:07
Light snow 22 November 17:38
Heavy snow 7 December 13:04
Winter solstice 22 December 07:03
 

Astronomical information of the 24 solar terms is based on astronomical data provided by the HM Nautical Almanac Office, United Kingdom and the United States Naval Observatory.

The time is in Hong Kong Time, eight hours ahead of Co-ordinated Universal Time.

Details of the 24 solar terms are available in the following link:
http://www.hko.gov.hk/gts/time/24solarterms.htm

 

Last revision date: <02 Jan 2013>