Hello! Happy New Month and Welcome To February.
Aside being the month of the year with the shortest days, the month of February has some interesting facts you never knew about.
Here are some interesting faccts you didn’t know about the month of February which is perhaps best known for—Valentine’s Day on February 14.
February is the only month that gets longer every four years.
Sure, everybody knows about leap years, and most know why we have them. But did you know that every so often, we need a “leap second,” too? This is typically added to Coordinated Universal Time in June or December, because of irregularities in our planet’s rotation.
The odds of being born on Feb. 29 are about 1 in 1,461.
If you’re born on a leap day, you’re typically known as a “leaper” or “leapling.” And depending on where you live, Feb. 28 or March 1 is considered your birthday in non-leap years.
Febuary is one of the most commonly misspelled words in the English language.
February frequently occurs in lists of the most commonly misspelled words in the English language. We even misspelled “February” in this heading. Did you catch it?
February is the only month that can pass without having a full moon.
That doesn’t mean February never has a full moon—it usually does, as a matter of fact. The last time it didn’t was 1999. The next time it won’t have a full moon? 2037!
February 15th is the second most anticipated day in the month.
After Valentine’s day on February 14th, February 15th is the most anticipated day in the month, because Valentine’s is over for another year.
Welcome to FEBRUARY, May this month bring you more joy, gladness, laughter than ever before. And may this month and every other month after be full of pleasant surprises.