- April starting date (mm/dd) is 04/01 – April 1
- April end date (mm/dd) is 04/30 – April 30
- (mm = month, dd = day)
There are 30 days in April.
April is 4 weeks and 2 days long.
When is the first day of April and how many months, weeks and days until April?
Interesting things about April
Here are some interesting facts about April:
Where does the name April come from?
There are a few interpretations about what April (in Latin, Aprilis or Mensis Aprilis) was named after.
One is that it comes from the Latin word “aperire,” to open. And April is the month to “open” the spring.
The other interpretation is that the original word was Aphrilis from the goddess Venus’ Greek equivalent, Aphrodite, because April was Venus’ favorite month.
April wasn’t always the fourth month of the year
The year‘s first month in the Roman Calendar was March, and the second was April.
Julius Caesar changed the calendar and added January and February, making the beginning of the year January.
The modern-day calendar is called the Gregorian calendar and is based on the Julian calendar.
Which months have the same number of days as April
June, September, and November have the same number of days (30 days) as April.
How many days in a month?
Each month has 30 and 31 days, except for February, which has 28 or 29 days (29 during leap years).
The common calendar year is 365 days
The leap year is 366 days.
Months with 28 (or 29) days
February is the only month that has 28 days (common year). During the leap year (every four years), February has 29 days.
Related post: Leap Year List – When Is the Next Leap Year?
Months with 30 days
Months that have 30 days are April, June, September, and November.
Months with 31 days
All the rest seven months have 31 days each month.
Months that have 31 days are January, March, May, July, August, October, and December.
Get up-to-date information:
- Current day number: Current Day Number – What Number Day of the Year Is It?
- Current week numbers: Current Week Number – What Week of the Year Is It?
- Today’s date in numbers: What Is Today’s Date?
- Learn more about the months of the year: Months of the Year – List of Months in Order
April calendar printables
Check the dates in April and print out your favorite free calendar: April Calendar – 9 Cute & FREE Printables
April Phone wallpapers
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April Desktop backgrounds
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