Xiaoshu

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Solar term
 Longi-
tude
 
  Term   Calendar
Spring
315° Lichun 4–5 February
330° Yushui 18–19 February
345° Jingzhe 5–6 March
Chunfen 20–21 March
15° Qingming 4–5 April
30° Guyu 20–21 April
Summer
45° Lixia 5–6 May
60° Xiaoman 21–22 May
75° Mangzhong 5–6 June
90° Xiazhi 21–22 June
105° Xiaoshu 7–8 July
120° Dashu 22–23 July
Autumn
135° Liqiu 7–8 August
150° Chushu 23–24 August
165° Bailu 7–8 September
180° Qiufen 23–24 September
195° Hanlu 8–9 October
210° Shuangjiang 23–24 October
Winter
225° Lidong 7–8 November
240° Xiaoxue 22–23 November
255° Daxue 7–8 December
270° Dongzhi 21–22 December
285° Xiaohan 5–6 January
300° Dahan 20–21 January
Date and Time (UTC)
year begin end
辛巳 2001-07-07 01:06 2001-07-22 18:26
壬午 2002-07-07 06:56 2002-07-23 00:14
癸未 2003-07-07 12:35 2003-07-23 06:04
甲申 2004-07-06 18:31 2004-07-22 11:50
乙酉 2005-07-07 00:16 2005-07-22 17:40
丙戌 2006-07-07 05:51 2006-07-22 23:17
丁亥 2007-07-07 11:41 2007-07-23 05:00
戊子 2008-07-06 17:26 2008-07-22 10:54
己丑 2009-07-06 23:13 2009-07-22 16:35
庚寅 2010-07-07 05:02 2010-07-22 22:21
辛卯 2011-07-07 10:42 2011-07-23 04:11
壬辰 2012-07-06 16:40 2012-07-22 10:00
癸巳 2013-07-06 22:34 2013-07-22 15:56
甲午 2014-07-07 04:14 2014-07-22 21:41

Source: JPL Horizons On-Line Ephemeris System

The traditional East Asian calendars divide a year into 24 solar terms (節氣). Xiǎoshǔ (pīnyīn) or Shōsho (rōmaji) (Chinese and Japanese: 小暑; Korean: 소서; Vietnamese: Tiểu thử; literally: "minor heat") is the 11th solar term. It begins when the Sun reaches the celestial longitude of 105° and ends when it reaches the longitude of 120°. It more often refers in particular to the day when the Sun is exactly at the celestial longitude of 105°. In the Gregorian calendar, it usually begins around 7 July and ends around 22 July (23 July East Asia time).


Preceded by
Xiazhi (夏至)
Solar term (節氣) Succeeded by
Dashu (大暑)