Science / Weather / Winter: Astronomically, this is the period between the winter solstice and the vernal equinox. It is characterized as having the coldest temperatures of the year, when the sun is primarily over the opposite hemisphere. Customarily, this refers to the months of December, January, and February in the North Hemisphere, and the months of June, July, and August in the Southern Hemisphere.

Winter Rules

Entertainment / Golf / Winter Rules: (also 'preferred lies, improved lies, bumping it') a local rule under which a player can improve his lie without penalty MORE

Winter Storm

Science / Weather / Winter Storm: Any one of several storm systems that develop during the late fall to early spring and deposit wintry precipitation, such as snow, freezing rain, or ice. MORE

Winter Solstice

Life Style / Holiday / Winter Solstice: Since 1952, the Monday before May 24 has been celebrated as Victoria Day in Canada, even though Queen Victoria, whose birthday is being honoured, has been dead for many years. Throughout the British E MORE