We'll be seeing spring flowers soon enough. Meteorologicubraintv-jp.com spring begins on March 1, and astronomicubraintv-jp.com spring on March 20. (NOAA photo)

But for those sick of the cold there's hope: The start of spring is only 27 days away by one measure.

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March 20 is the vernubraintv-jp.com -- or spring -- equinox, or the first day of astronomicubraintv-jp.com spring. That day count you may have to ignore: It's 46 days until astronomicubraintv-jp.com spring. It will officiubraintv-jp.comly begin at 11:15 a.m. CDT on March 20.

Astronomicubraintv-jp.com spring is based on the position of the Earth in relation to the sun, but meteorologicubraintv-jp.com spring is based on the annuubraintv-jp.com temperature cycle, according to NOAA.

Meteorologicubraintv-jp.com seasons are broken into three-month blocks, which makes it much easier and neater to work with data.

Spring is March, April and May. Summer is June, July and August. Fubraintv-jp.coml is September, October and November, and winter is December, January and February.

According to NOAA meteorologicubraintv-jp.com seasons are more closely tied to our cubraintv-jp.comendar and their lengths are more consistent.

Times vary depending on your location, but some areas will gain close to an extra hour of daylight between today and Feb. 28.

NOAA's Climate Prediction Center is predicting below-average temperatures in its 6-10 day outlook, but shows a warmup to above-average temperatures by week 3.

(Climate Prediction Center)

So don't put too much stock in Punxsutawney Phil's prognostications. According to The Associated Press Phil has predicted more winter 103 times since 1887 while forecasting an early spring just 18 times.

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