Is it Spring Yet? If you’re tired of shivering and shoveling snow, the good news is close at hand! At 12:15 in the afternoon on Tuesday, March 20, spring will have officially arrived. This first day of spring marks the beginning of the season nestled between winter, the coldest time of year, and summer, the hottest time of year. Springtime represents new growth, its name signifying the time when plants emerge from winter’s slumber and ‘spring forth’!