The official start date for fall was Sept. 22, 9:31 a.m. The autumnal equinox occurs when the sun’s centre crosses the equator from north to south. The day and night are equal in length, but after that the days start getting shorter.
Fall lasts until the winter solstice, which occurs on Dec. 21 3:02 a.m. this year. The solstice marks the shortest day of the year.
The Farmers’ Almanac is predicting pleasant temperatures for fall and average rainfall.