There are 52 full weeks, 365 days and 12 month in a year but do you know how and why? In this article you will discover why we have 52 weeks, 365 days and 12 months in a year
A calendar year contains 365 days and each week contains 7 days, if you divide 365 days by 7, you will get 52.142, this comes to 52 weeks and 1 day
In a leap year, we have 366 days, which comes to 52 weeks and 2 days, because the month of February has 29 days, a leap year always happen in four years
To summary how many days, weeks, months in a year, we say
1 Year = 365 days
1 Year = 52 weeks and 1 day
1 Year = 8,760 hours
1 Year = 525,600 minutes
1 Year = …………Seconds
How many days, weeks and months in a leap year?
A leap year contains 366 days, 52 weeks and 2 days, 12 months, this comes when you divide 366 days by 7, you will get 52.2857 weeks
So how many weeks are in the year 2022?
There are 52 weeks and 1 day in year 2022, 53 weekends, 53 Saturdays, and 251 working days
How many weeks in a month?
A month contains 4 weeks
Why do we have 7 days in a week?
A week contains 7 days because we follow the Gregorian calendar where the moon rotates around it’s circle, it takes 29 days for the moon to rotate but the Babylonians rounded this figure to 28 days because it can easily be divided by 4 to come to 7 days in a week or 4 weeks in a month
How did Saturday, Sunday and Monday come into existence?
The days Saturday, Sunday and Monday were named after the three planets that were taken to be gods, that is the Saturn, Sun and Moon
When does the week start?
In United States, a week starts on Sunday while according to international standards, a week starts on Monday
When did the decade we are in begin?
A decade is a period of 10 years, it starts with 1 and ends with 0, 2021 made the beginning of a new decade which began on Friday, 01/01/2021,
How many weeks in a school year?
A school year contains 175-180 weeks
The table below shows the number of month, days, weeks, hours, minutes and seconds that are in a normal year
|How many days, weeks and month in a year|
|January||31||4 weeks, 3days||372||22320||1339200|
|March||31||4 weeks, 3days||372||22320||1339200|
|April||30||4 weeks, 2 days||360||21600||1296000|
|May||31||4 weeks, 3 days||372||22320||1339200|
|June||30||4 weeks, 2 days||360||21600||1296000|
|July||31||4 weeks, 3 days||372||22320||1339200|
|August||31||4 weeks, 3 days||372||22320||1339200|
|September||30||4 weeks, 2 days||360||21600||1296000|
|October||31||4 weeks, 3 days||372||22320||1339200|
|November||30||4 weeks, 2 days||360||21600||1296000|
|December||31||4 weeks, 3 days||372||22320||1339200|
|Total||365||52 weeks, 1 day||4380||262800||15768000|
Why are there 52 weeks in a year but not 48 weeks?
When we say 4 weeks make up a month is just an approximation, proof, use the table above,
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