Figure out the number of days in months with easy tricks and video, for more about how many days in January with an online tool.

## January is 31 days long.

In the modern society, we normally use seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months and etc. to describe the length of time, they are all part of the International System of Units. But how many days does Jan have?

It is a habit to say there are 30 days in each month because it is easier to remember and keep track, but how many days in Jan exactly?

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## How many days is in January?

As part of the solar system, the earth orbits around the sun, which makes a year, that is around 365 days 5 hours 48 minutes (which can be rounded up to 365 days). Then 5 hours 48 minutes is added to the calendar each year, so every 4 years there is an additional day, therefore making a leap year with 366 days.

And there are 12 months in a year, if you put the months in order, January is the 1st month in them, so how many days in the month of Januar?

## Number of days in each month – Tricks

Here is a little trick you can easily use to determine the number of days in every month.

Put out your left hand (palm down like the picture below) and put the 5 fingers together to make a firm fist, and there are some ‘ups and downs’ on the back of your hand, the ups are the months with relatively more days (31 days), the downs are months which have relatively less days (less than 31 days).

Count from the very left using your finger on the right hand, and each number is a month, for instance 1 is for January, 2 is February, 3 is March, and then all the way to 7.. 7 is July.

The ups are these numbers in the pic: 1, 3, 5 and 7, they have 31 days in each month; and the downs are number 2, 4 and 6 with less days than 31 days. But how many days in them exactly? Check out this article for more info.

If you want to find out how many days in each month or how many days are there in this month, and the reason behind it all, just click days in a month.

## 2 ways to count days in all 12 months

You can either count the rest month from August to December again on your left fist or on your right fist. See more in the picture below. In order to keep any unnecessary misunderstanding to the minimum, it’s better to start from the left fist.

There is also a rhyme, it goes like this:

30 days has September, April, June and November.

All the rest have 31 except for February with 28.

(Except February alone with 28), and on Leap Year, 29.

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