seasons

Snowdrops blooming at Morris Arboretum in Chestnut Hill.
Courtesy of Susan Crane
Molly Daly
February 02, 2020 - 4:43 pm
Who needs a season-predicting groundhog? According to the National Weather Service, January’s average temperature was 5.9 degrees warmer than usual — meaning we’re already seeing signs of an early spring. Read more here.
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Groundhog Day
Gene J. Puskar/AP
AP News
February 02, 2020 - 7:45 am
Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog on Sunday declared: “Spring will be early, it's a certainty.” Read more here.
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TreePhilly
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John McDevitt
September 27, 2019 - 3:56 pm
In an effort to increase the tree canopy in Philadelphia neighborhoods, the city is giving away trees at nearly two dozen giveaway events across the city this fall. Read more here.
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Winter solstice
Ben Woodgates/CNN
December 21, 2018 - 11:33 am
By Katia Hetter, Forrest Brown and Autumn Spanne (CNN) — For six months now, the days have grown shorter and the nights have grown longer in the Northern Hemisphere — but that's about to reverse itself. Winter solstice, the shortest day of 2018 , is Friday, December 21. The solstice this year will...
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Fall in Philadelphia
Dreamstime
Hadas Kuznits
November 07, 2018 - 2:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The fall season officially started more than a month ago, and we're just beginning to see some fall foliage take form. But why did it appear so late? Arborist Paul Meyer said fall colors in Philadelphia typically start to turn around Oct. 25, "but this year, it's been...
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