The March Equinox is the Spring Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the Autumnal (Fall) Equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.
The March Equinox marks the beginning of Spring, which ends until the June Solstice (Summer) in the Northern Hemisphere.
Vernal Equinox, two moments in the year (March and September) when the Sun is directly above the equator.
Equinox literally translates to “equal night". On these days, everywhere on Earth experiences roughly 12 hours of sunshine and 12 hours of darkness, which means the length of day and night is nearly equal.
A number of traditional harvest festivals are celebrated on the date of the equinoxes.