Below find fun facts about March 2018 from The Old Farmer's Almanac:
- March has two full Moons this year! The first full Moon, the Full Worm Moon, occurs on the 1st at 7:51 P.M. EST. The second, the Full Sap Moon (also a Blue Moon), occurs on the 31st at 8:37 A.M. EDT. Click here to learn more about March’s Full Moons.
- International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8!
- Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday, March 11, at 2:00 A.M. Don’t forget to set your clocks forward! See more details about Daylight Saving Time.
- The Ides of March falls on March 15, and has long been considered an ill-fated day. Beware the Ides of March!
- The vernal equinox, also called the Spring Equinox, marking the beginning of spring in the Northern Hemisphere, occurs on Tuesday, March 20 at 12:15 P.M. EDT. On this day, the Sun rises due east and sets due west. In the Southern Hemisphere, this date marks the Autumnal Equinox. Read more about the First Day of Spring!
- According to lore, the last three days of March have a reputation for being stormy. Read about the Borrowing Days.
- St. Patrick’s Day is March 17. It falls on a Saturday this year. Read more about St. Patrick’s Day.