National Oceans Month

Category: Nature
National Oceans Month  around the world in 2023
Image from Pexels. CC0

About National Oceans Month

How long until National Oceans Month ?
National Oceans Month .
Dates of National Oceans Month
2024 USAJun 1
USA Sat, Jun 1Observances Holiday
2023 USAJun 1
USA Thu, Jun 1Observances Holiday
2022 USAJun 1
USA Wed, Jun 1Observances Holiday
2021 USAJun 1
USA Tue, Jun 1Observances Holiday
2020 USAJun 1
USA Mon, Jun 1Observances Holiday
Summary
On World Oceans Day, people around our blue planet celebrate and honor the ocean, which connects us all.

On World Oceans Day, people around our blue planet celebrate and honor our ocean, which connects us all. Get together with your family, friends, community, and millions of others around our blue planet to start creating a better future.

Did you know?
  • Around 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by oceans.
  • The name “Pacific Ocean” comes form the Latin name Tepre Pacificum, “peaceful sea”..
  • The longest mountain range in the world is found under water. Stretching over 56,000km, the Mid-Oceanic Ridge is a mountain chain that runs along the centre of the ocean basins.
  • About 70% of the oxygen we breathe is produced by the oceans.
  • Did you know? The sea is home to the world’s largest living structure – the Great Barrier Reef
  • Did you know? If all the clouds rained down at once, it would only raise the level of the oceans by 2.5 cm (1 inch).
  • Did you know? The largest ocean on Earth is the Pacific Ocean, covering around 30% of the Earth’s surface.
Find out more

Related Observances

Read more about World Oceans Day 

World Oceans Day 

On World Oceans Day, people around our blue planet celebrate and honor our ocean, which connects us all.

Read More

Similar Observances

Read more about World Wetlands Day

World Wetlands Day

A day to raise awareness about the vital role of wetlands for people and our planet.

Read More
Read more about International Day of Action for Rivers

International Day of Action for Rivers

Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Day of Action for Rivers.

Read More
Read more about Trees Are The Key Awareness Week

Trees Are The Key Awareness Week

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Trees Are The Key Awareness Week.

Read More
Read more about World Rewilding Day

World Rewilding Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Rewilding Day.

Read More

Other Observances on June 1st 2023

Read more about International Childrens Day

International Childrens Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Childrens Day

Read More
Read more about National Indigenous History Month

National Indigenous History Month

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Indigenous History Month.

Read More
Read more about ALS Awareness Month

ALS Awareness Month

ALS Awareness Month is a campaign to spread awareness of and raise funds for research for a cure for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease)

Read More
Read more about World Reef Day

World Reef Day 🐠

World Reef Day is a call to action to promote the work of meaningfully impacting our world's delicate reef systems.

Read More
All events on June 1st 2023