How many days in August

There are

31 days

in August

  • August starting date (mm/dd) is 08/01 – August 1
  • August end date (mm/dd) is 08/31 – August 31
  • (mm = month, dd = day)

There are 31 days in August.

August is 4 weeks and 3 days long.

When is the first day of August and how many months, weeks and days until August?

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How many days in each month

January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December 

Interesting things about August

Here are some interesting facts about August:

Where does the name August come from? 

August (in Latin, Augustus) was named after the first emperor of Rome, Augustus. Before the name change, it was called Sextilis (or Mensis Sextilis) because it was the sixth month of the 10-month calendar.

Did you know: August wasn’t always the eighth month of the year

The first month of the year in the Roman Calendar was March.

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 August

January, March, May, July, October, and December have the same number of days (31 days) as August.

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.

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