Why Are There 29 Days in February This Year? A Look Into Leap Day History

Mira Branham | Reporter One year is equal to 365 days… technically. Every four years, the trend is broken and 366 days are recorded on the calendar: all thanks to an extra day inserted onto the end of February. Here’s why we “leap forward” every few cycles. There are three facts about Feb. 29 you should know: It actually takes the Earth 365.2421 days to … Continue reading Why Are There 29 Days in February This Year? A Look Into Leap Day History