Microseason #39 of 72: 蒙霧升降 “Thick fog descends” [127/365]

The thirteenth 節気 “sekki” division of the traditional Japanese calendar is:

立秋
(りっしゅう)
“risshū”
‘first day of autumn’

The final “kō” microseason within this division is:

蒙霧升降
(ふかき きり まとう)
“fukaki kiri matō”
Thick fog descends

That makes 蒙霧升降 the thirty-ninth microseason of the year!

It typically lasts 18~22 August.



(きり)
“kiri”
fog, mist, spray


Click here to learn more about this subseries


Image credit: Wikipedia entry on Pea-Soup Fog.

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