Day FAQs:


Q: Is a day a unit of time?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a day commonly divided into 24 hours of 60 minutes?

A: Yes, and with each minute composed of 60 seconds.

Q: Is a day the 205th most common word in US English?

A: Yes, and the 210th most common in UK English.

Q: Is a day not the same length of time throughout the orbital year?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a day usually 86 400 seconds?

A: Yes, and plus or minus a possible leap second in Coordinated Universal Time , and occasionally plus or minus an hour in those locations that change from or to daylight saving time.

Q: Is a day nearly constant?

A: Yes, This is the time as indicated by modern sundials.

Q: Is a day now about 86 400?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a day used for several different spans of time based on the rotation of the Earth around its axis?

A: Yes.

Q: Was a day reckoned from sunrise to sunrise?

A: Yes.