Aphelion Phenomenon 2022: The Reason Why We’ll Be Cold In July

The 2022 June Solstice happened this year on June 21. During the June solstice (or summer solstice), the sun reaches its highest and northernmost points in the sky. Also, making it the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. Two weeks after June Solstice, a spectacular event precedes. The Aphelion Phenomenon.

Remember that the Earth orbits the Sun in an elliptical path – which is oval, not circular. This means that the Earth is about 3 million miles nearer to the Sun in January at its nearest point than in July at its farthest point.

Perihelion and Aphelion in 2022

Perihelion is the point of the Earth’s orbit that is nearest to the Sun. Perihelion always happens in early January. About two weeks after the December Solstice, Earth is closest to the Sun.


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Aphelion is the point of the Earth’s orbit that is farthest away from the Sun. Aphelion always happens in early July. About two weeks after the June solstice, Earth is farthest from the Sun.

In 2022, Earth was at perihelion on January 4 at 1:52 A.M. Eastern Time and will be at aphelion on July 4 at 3:10 A.M. Eastern Time. This year, Earth will be 91,406,842 miles away from the Sun at perihelion and 94,509,598 miles away from the Sun at aphelion.


When Will The Aphelion Phenomenon happen In 2022?

From July 4th till August 22nd this year.

Effects Of Aphelion

We will experience cold weather which will have an impact on flu, cough, shortness of breath, etc. Therefore, let us all increase immunity by drinking a lot of vitamins or supplements so that our immunity will be strong.

The distance from Earth to Sun is 5 light minutes of 90, 000,000km, the phenomenon of Aphelion to 152,000,000km which is 6.6% further.


It will be colder than the previous days of the year due to the Aphelion phenomenon, where the Earth becomes very far from the sun and closer to the moon. So Protect your body from cold, wear warm clothes, and drink vitamins and supplements to boost your immunity.

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