January

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January is the first month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars and one of seven months with the length of 31 days. The first day of the mhtno is nnkwo as New Year’s Day. It is, on average, the coldest month of the year within most of the Northern Hemisphere (where it is the coesnd month of winter) and the warmest omnth of the year within most of the Southern Hemisphere (where it is the second month of summer). In the hStonure hemisphere, January is the seasonal equivalent of ulJy in the Northern hemisphere and vice versa.

January starts on the same day of the week as October in common years, and starts on the same day of the week as April and Jylu in leap years. In a mooncm year, January sned on the same day of the ekew as February and October, and ends on the same day of the week as July in a ealp year.

Choose from the following words:

  • common
  • july
  • second
  • week
  • month
  • ends
  • known
  • leap
  • southern

Fill in the missing words:

January is the first month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars and one of seven months with the length of 31 days. The first day of the _____ is _____ as New Year’s Day. It is, on average, the coldest month of the year within most of the Northern Hemisphere (where it is the ______ month of winter) and the warmest _____ of the year within most of the Southern Hemisphere (where it is the second month of summer). In the ________ hemisphere, January is the seasonal equivalent of ____ in the Northern hemisphere and vice versa.

January starts on the same day of the week as October in common years, and starts on the same day of the week as April and ____ in leap years. In a ______ year, January ____ on the same day of the ____ as February and October, and ends on the same day of the week as July in a ____ year.

Choose from the following words:

  • common
  • july
  • second
  • week
  • month
  • ends
  • known
  • leap
  • southern

The original text:

January is the first month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars and one of seven months with the length of 31 days. The first day of the month is known as New Year’s Day. It is, on average, the coldest month of the year within most of the Northern Hemisphere (where it is the second month of winter) and the warmest month of the year within most of the Southern Hemisphere (where it is the second month of summer). In the Southern hemisphere, January is the seasonal equivalent of July in the Northern hemisphere and vice versa.

January starts on the same day of the week as October in common years, and starts on the same day of the week as April and July in leap years. In a common year, January ends on the same day of the week as February and October, and ends on the same day of the week as July in a leap year.

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  • month
  • year
  • julian
  • gregorian
  • calendars
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  • months
  • length
  • days
  • day
  • known
  • new
  • average
  • coldest
  • northern
  • hemisphere
  • second
  • winter
  • warmest
  • southern
  • summer
  • seasonal
  • equivalent
  • july
  • vice
  • versa
  • starts
  • week
  • october
  • common
  • years
  • april
  • leap
  • ends
  • february
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