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Subject: What is meant by the term 'meteorological summer'?

Date: Tue Sep 30 19:27:01 1997
Posted by Marilyn Leo
Grade level: teacher/prof
School: Flood Elementary
City: Wilkes-Barre State/Province: PA
Country: U.S.A.
Area of science: Earth Sciences
ID: 875665621.Es
A local meteorologist used this term while reporting the weather. 
On Labor Day week-end he said it was the end of meteorlogical summer.
Why that date and not September 22 when fall begins?

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