The Different Seasons
The Celtic spring months in Ireland are February, March and April. But in Meteorological terms spring is March, April and May. At the spring, or vernal, equinox, days are approximately 12 hours long with day length increasing as the season progresses. Spring and "springtime" refer to the season, and also to ideas of rebirth, rejuvenation, renewal, resurrection and re-growth. During spring we start to see flowers bloom like, Daffodils, Tulips and Snowdrops. During spring a lot of new lambs are born in Ireland and is a very busy time for farms. Farmers also plough the land during the spring season.
The Celtic Summer months in Ireland are May, June and July. But in Meteorological terms summer is June, July and August. Summer in is when we see the warmest temperatures across Ireland. But Ireland very rarely gets very hot weather due to its location. The best Growth is during the summer months and is when you will see a lot of animals grazing in fields. Farmers also tend to cut their grass on their land this time of year also for silage and hay.
The Celtic Autumn months in Ireland are August, September and October. But in Meteorological terms Autumn is September, October and November. Crops are harvested and the land is re ploughed for the winter crops. Fruit and vegetables are also picked and sent to market.
The Celtic Winter months in Ireland are November, December and January. But in Meteorological terms winter is December, January and February. This is the coldest time of year in Ireland when the farmers bring the animals into sheds for the winter. This is when the summer silage and hay is used to feed the animals. Adverse weather conditions are highest during winter when storms and snowfall is likely