One of the four seasons that results from the Earth's axial tilt of 23.44° against the sun as it orbits around the sun.
Ideally, winter happens when a hemisphere reaches its furthest distance from the sun. When this happens, the hemisphere takes in less direct sunlight and warms less. This is why winter is culturally associated with cold weather. Generally, winter is associated with the months of December, January and February in the Northern Hemisphere, and June, July and August in the Southern Hemisphere.
Tag a picture winter when the setting (not just a background with seasonal vibes) of the picture shows traditional signs of winter, be it:
- snow, snowing, snowman
- night, due to less sun time during winter
- Attempts to warm the body, be it a fire or in Japan, kotatsu
- leafless deciduous trees
- A noticeably lower sun angle