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Do you know how many minutes in a year?

Time has been one of the most interesting topics of discussion for centuries. People with knowledge relate the time-space theory with the present time and compare it to the past. There are different school of thoughts when we talk about time. If you ask yourself what is time, you’ll most likely to get into a deep well of thoughts. It is basically the time that passes and not the season or months or year. Speaking of year, have you ever thought that how many minutes in a year are? If you are confused already, just follow this article for easy understanding.

History of year:

Before starting up the main article if you want to know how many minutes in a year, just keep in mind that everything is changed and revised according to the need of era. The year in a calendar was not always used to be like this. What people usually assume is that the calendar we follow has always been this, with 12 month and 365 or 366 days. Even the concept of leap year was not even defined for centuries. The yearly manner we are following now had to go through a lot of changes. Even the name of months where different in different eras. Let’s see a comparison between the modern and ancient calendar.

Sr. No Modern Months Georgian Months Transliteration
1 January იანვარი Ianvari
2 February თებერვალი Tebervali
3 March მარტი Mart’i
4 April აპრილი Ap’rili
5 May მაისი Maisi
6 June ივნისი Ivnisi
7 July ივლისი Ivlisi
8 August აგვისტო Agvist’o
9 September სექტემბერი Sekt’emberi
10 October ოქტომბერი Okt’omberi
11 November ნოემბერი Noemberi
12 December დეკემბერი Dek’emberi

Meaning of Ancient/ old months name:

Meaning of Ancient/ old months name

The above-mentioned names of the old calendar are just not happened to be their names. Every month name has its own story. However, a very few are known to the people today. Archeologists have done all the possible ways to find a connection between the old as well as new calendar. Following are the meaning of some of the months:

Sr. No Modern Months Georgian Months Transliteration Meaning
1 January იანვარი Ianvari Unknown
2 February თებერვალი Tebervali Unknown
3 March მარტი Mart’i Unknown
4 April აპრილი Ap’rili Unknown
5 May მაისი Maisi Month of Rose
6 June ივნისი Ivnisi Month of Mowing
7 July ივლისი Ivlisi Month of Reaping
8 August აგვისტო Agvist’o Month of Virgin Mary
9 September სექტემბერი Sekt’emberi Month of New Year
10 October ოქტომბერი Okt’omberi Month of Wine
11 November ნოემბერი Noemberi Month of Saint George
12 December დეკემბერი Dek’emberi Month of Christmas

Minutes in a year:

We have often heard that year isn’t the perfect 365 or 366 days. Have you ever thought of it? A common perception is that a year starts at the midnight between 31st of December and 1st January and the same year ends at the midnight of 31st of December. Though this is the calendarial calculation of number of days for a year, but there is more to that. Leap year isn’t just a day added to a month by choice. It has a proper science and to understand the concept that how many minutes in a year, you must be aware of the background. Just by multiplying hours and months and seconds will give you the exact answer.

Minutes Calculation

minutes calculation

For your precise information, a set of calculation is well explained below:

Whenever we want to calculate something, we need to find all the inputs required for the certain calculations. For example, we need to calculate the age of a certain person after several years. We can take his present age, the present year and that particular year for which we are going to find his age as inputs. Just like that, in case of calculating the minutes in a year, we need to set our input parameters.

Non- Leap Year

 As we already know that the year comprises of Months and months has days, so we take days as our input one.

Input 1 = Days in a year

1 Year = 365 Days

And we also know that the day consists of hours, one day is equal to 24 hours. So, hours will be our second input.

Input 2 = 24 Hours in a Day

1 Day = 24 Hours

And last but not least the minutes. We know that one hour has sixty minutes. So, minutes will be our third input.

Input 3 = 60 Mins in an Hour

1 hour = 60 Mins

Let’s calculate:

One year is equal to 365 days, one day has 24 hours and one hour has sixty minutes so, we will multiply all these values and…

365x24x60 = 525600

So, a non-leap year has 525600 minutes.

Leap Year

We know that very well that a leap year consists of 366 days. That extra one day is basically said to be a gifted day as per many traditions and religions. So, if you want to know how many minutes are in year, in case if the there is a leap year. You need to calculate the minutes just like you have calculated for the case of non-leap year and add in the minutes of one day in it.

Just as the case of non-leap year, we know that the year comprises of Months and months has days, so we take days as our input one.

Input 1 = Days in a year

1 Year = 366 Days

And we also know that the day consists of hours, one day is equal to 24 hours. So, hours will be our second input.

Input 2 = 24 Hours in a Day

1 Day = 24 Hours

And last but not least the minutes. We know that one hour has sixty minutes. So, minutes will be our third input.

Input 3 = 60 Mins in an Hour

1 hour = 60 Mins

Let’s calculate:

So, if you ever just wonder about how many minutes in a year, always recall that  one leap year is equal to 366 days, one day has 24 hours and one hour has sixty minutes so, we will multiply all these values and…

365x24x60 = 527040

So, a non-leap year has 527040 minutes.

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