During summer in the northern hemisphere _____.

the sun is closer to than during winter
the sun’s rays do not hit as directly as during winter
the days are longer than during winter


  1. For part of our orbit the northern half of Earth is tilted toward the Sun. This is summer in the northern hemisphere; there are longer periods of daylight, the Sun is higher in the sky, and the Sun’s rays strike the surface more directly, giving us warmer temperatures

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