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Why Do We Have Leap Years?

The 29-Day Phenomenon Explained


So why do leap years occur? Well Leap Days, or an extra 29th day to the month of February are added because the actual time it takes the Earth to rotate the sun is 365.2421 days. To ensure consistency with the true astronomical year, an extra day is added to the year in order to get…