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Today marks the start of the 寒露 KANRO

Today marks the start of the 寒露 KANRO of the 24 solar terms(二十四節気 Nizyusisekki).

The calendar divides the year into six parts: spring, summer, autumn, winter, and winter.

The 24 solar terms of autumn
立秋 Risshu (the first day of autumn) → 処暑 Shosho → 白露 Hakuro → 秋分 Shubun (Autumnal equinox) → 寒露 Kanro → 霜降 Soko

The next 24 solar terms are
October 23rd, 霜降 Soko .

■ 寒露 Kanro
The time when the nights are getting longer and dew feels colder.
The mornings and evenings become colder.

The air becomes clear and pleasant, and the moon shines beautifully in the night sky.

■ 七十二候 Shitizyuniko The 72 solar terms
A calendar that further divides the 24 solar terms into three parts.

•The first season (around 8th~12th)
鴻雁来 Kogan kitaru
Geese fly in from the north, arriving at the same time as the swallows

•The next season: around 13th~17th
菊花開 Kikunohana hiraku
Around the time when chrysanthemums bloom

•Around 18~22 in the last week of the month
蟋蟀在戸 Kirigirisu toni ari
Around the time when the grasshopper chirps in the house


I heard on the news that it suddenly got cold in the Kanto area yesterday.
I’m not prepared for winter due to the sudden cold snap 💦.

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