The most recent time an Easter came in March was March 27, 2016. The earliest Easter in the 21st century came in the year 2008 (March 23, 2008). Another March 23 Easter wont come again until the year 2160. The centurys latest Easter will occur in the year 2038 (April 25, 2038).
What was the last year Easter was in March?
Western (Gregorian) The next earliest Easter between 1818 and 2285 (March 23) occurred in 1845, 1856, 1913 and 2008, and will not occur again until 2160—an 11, 57, 95 and 152-year gap, respectively. Easter last occurred on March 24 in 1940 and will not occur on that day until 2391, a 451-year gap.
Why is Easter in March some years?
By taking into account the date of the vernal equinox (which this year fell on Saturday 20 March) and the next following full moon (Sunday 28 March), it was therefore calculated that Easter Sunday would take place on Sunday 4 April in 2021.
How late has Easter ever been?
Easter, the annual Christian celebration of Jesus Christs resurrection, can fall anywhere from March 22 to April 25. Easter as early as March 22 is very rare. The last time it happened was 1818, and the next time will be 2285. Easter last fell on the latest date in 1943, and will again in 2038.
How many times was Easter in March?
The last time Easter fell on March 22 (earliest possible date) was in 1818, and the next time will be in 2285. The most recent time an Easter came in March was March 27, 2016. The earliest Easter in the 21st century came in the year 2008 (March 23, 2008). Another March 23 Easter wont come again until the year 2160.