August is a valuable month of the year. It is the last month of summer, making it a transition from holiday life to school and work life. It is the month to finish up on all the remaining fun activities and start planning for the transition. With a well designed August 2020 calendar template, you can easily schedule all these activities into its 31 days.
We are offering free printable August 2020 calendar templates in PDF and JPG file formats for the people living in the USA.
August 2020 Calendar
How to download August calendar?
August is the 8th month of year. We have a variety of August 2020 calendars on our site. All these calendars are free to download. You can download the August 2020 calendar in PDF or JPG format. It doesn’t matter if you are looking for a August 2020 calendar for your bedroom or your office, we have you covered.
Downloading procedure of August 2020 calendar is very simple. First of all, choose a calendar template you like. Then, select either PDF or JPG as the file format in which you want to save the calendar. Now, you can click on download to save the August 2020 calendar in your computer. Downloading finishes in very few seconds.
In the same way, you can download the calendars of the previous or the next month. Visit the July 2020 calendar page and follow the same instructions as above to download the previous month calendar. If you want the next month calendar then visit the September 2020 calendar page. Follow the same download procedure to save the next month calendar in your computer.
How do I print a calendar for August 2020?
After downloading the August 2020 calendar, the next step is to print it. For this step, you will need a printer. Connect your printer with the PC. Now, visit the folder in which you saved the August 2020 calendar file. Right-click on this file and select the “Print” option. Now, a print page will appear in front of you. Choose your desired dimensions and click on “Print”. In a few seconds, you will have your August 2020 calendar printed by your printing machine.
It is a very easy job to print an August 2020 calendar. The best thing about downloading and printing the August 2020 calendar by yourself is that you don’t need to pay a single penny.
August 2020 calendar is available in a variety of designs on our site. If you are looking for simple and useful August 2020 calendar then we have blank August 2020 calendar for you. We have stylish floral August 2020 calendar also. Therefore, if you like beautiful calendars you should choose floral August 2020 calendar. You have the option of selecting your preferred format also from either JPG or PDF.
Moon phases calendar for August 2020
One lunar month is exactly 29.53 days long. But a lunar calendar consists of either 29 or 30 days long months. A lunar month completely depends upon the moon phases. There are four main moon phases in one lunar month. These are new moon, 1st quarter, full moon and then 3rd quarter.
August 2020 calendar will see 4 moon phases. On 3 August 2020, you will be able to see a full moon. Then on 11 August 2020, the 3rd quarter moon phase will shine in the sky. On 18 August, it will be a new moon and then on 25 August, you will see the 1st quarter moon phase.
What is the month of August?
Naming August – Augustus Caesar
August is the 8th month of year in both Gregorian and Julian calendar. It has 31 days. A total of 7 months have 31 days out of 12 months every year. August is the 5th of these 7 months. It comes between the months July and September.
The name “August” was derived from the name of “Augustus Caesar”. The original name of August was Sextilis. It was a Latin name. Its name was Sextilis because earlier it was the 6th month of calendar. In 8 BCE, Sextilis name was changed to August in honor of Augustus Caesar.
The names of August in Latin are Augustus mensis and Sextilis mensis. Augustus mensis means month of Augustus in English while Sextilis mensis means the sixth month. Also, Anglo-Saxons called this month Weod monath. It means the weed month in English.
History of August
In earlier Roman calendars, August was the 6th month of year. It was the time when calendar had only 10 months per year. Its original name was also Sextilis. This name was named after being the 6th month.
March was the 1st month of calendar with 10 months. Around 700 BC, King Pompilius added January and February to the calendar. This made the calendar 12 months long. Earlier, these two were the last two months of calendar. But around 450 BC, January and February became the first two months of year. This change shifted back the position of all the remaining months by two. Hence, August became the 8th month from being the 6th month of calendar.
In the earliest days, August was 31 days long. During the time when it became the 8th month of the year, its length reduced by two days. Therefore, it was then a month with 29 days for a certain period of time. Around 45 BCE, Julius Caesar gave it back its two days and August was again 31 days long. After that, there has been no change in the length of August, Until today, it consists of 31 days.
Eighth month in the year
August is the 8th month of the year in both Julian and Gregorian calendar. Since it falls in the school summer vacations, it is the busiest time of the year in terms of tourism.
February and August are each other’s seasonal equivalents in the opposite hemispheres. It means that if August is a warm month in the Northern Hemisphere, then February will also be a warm month in the Southern Hemisphere.
Peridot, Spinel, and Sardonyx are the birthstones of August. While Gladiolus or poppy are the birth flowers of August. August’s birth flowers represent beauty, love, strength of character, family, and marriage.
Zodiac symbols of the month August are Leo and Virgo. Leo is until August 22, while Virgo is from August 23 onwards.
In common years, August doesn’t start on the same day of week as any of the remaining 11 months. But it finishes on the same day of week as November. While during leap years, August starts on the same day of week as February and it again ends on the same day of week as November.
What are the holidays in August 2020?
Conclusion: August is like a double-edged blade. The summer weather is at its best, calling you to take part in all the fun outdoor activities. At the same time, Fall with all of its back to school activities is lingering on your head like an executioner’s blade, ready to drop any second. You, therefore, have to balance the two in an intricate manner. And this is easily achievable with a well laid out wiki calendar august 2020.
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