How many weeks in a year

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How many weeks in a year?. Do you know: in a normal year and in a Leap year. But stop: Do you know what is a leap year? This article is for you. Please read it to understand what is a leap year and what is a normal year, and how to find that How many weeks are in a year. We already know about the different units of time like seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, years, decade, century, etc.

Now let us find how we can convert one unit of time into another unit of time. Specifically, we will focus on how to find how many weeks are there in a year.

Starting with the smallest unit, which is seconds into minutes.

One minute= 60 seconds

One hour= 60 minutes

One hour= 3600 seconds

One day= 24 hours

One day= 1440 minutes

One day= 86400 seconds

One week= 7 days

One week=168 hours

One week= 10080 minutes

One week=604800 seconds

One month= 30 days generally speaking

However, the breakup of days is given in the table below.

weeks in year
S.NO Month Days in Month
1 January 31
2 February 28 (29 in leap years)
3 March 31
4 April 30
5 May 31
6 June 30
7 July 31
8 August 31
9 September 30
10 October 31
11 November 30
12 December 31

you can see that January, March, May, July, August, October, and December are having 31 days while remaining months are with 30 days except for February.  In February there are 28 days normally while in the case of leap year it has 29 days.

Now, what is a leap year?

A normal year has 365 days while a leap year has 366 days due February of 29 in that year.

How to find leap year?

  1. Leap years are the ones which be divided by 4 (like 2012, 2016, 2020, 2024, etc)
  2. Except if that year can be divided by 100 like(2100,2200, 2300, etc)
  3. Or except it can be divided by 400 (like 2000, 2400, 2800, etc)

Now moving back again to our topic ie How to find weeks in a year?

Normal year

One year= 365 days

One year= 8760 hours

One year= 525600 minutes

One year= 31536000 seconds

Leap year

One year= 366 days

One year= 8784 hours

One year= 527040 minutes

One year= 31622400 seconds

Now the question of, how to weeks in a normal year and how many weeks in a leap year?

Normal year

One year= 52 weeks+ one day

Leap year

One year= 52 weeks+2 days

From the year 2019 to 2030 are enlisted below in a table for normal and leap year along with the number of weeks.

Year Leap year weeks
2019 No 52wekks+1 day
2020 yes 52weeks+2days
2021 No 52weeks+1day
2022 No 52weeks+1day
2023 No 52weeks+1day
2024 Yes 52weeks+2days
2025 No 52weeks+1day
2026 No 52weeks+1day
2027 No 52weeks+1day
2028 Yes 52weeks+2days
2029 No 52weeks+1day
2030 NO 52weeks+1day

One decade is equal to 10 years and one century is equal to 100 years which is equal to a period of ten decades

Now let’s learn how we can find whether a given here is a leap year or not.

We already know that a leap year is a year with366 days in which in the month of February have 29 days.

To find whether the year is  a leap year or not we just need to follow two simple rules

  1. we have a leap year  when the number represented by the last two digits of the given year  is divisible by 4
  2. However, in the case of century years only like 1900, 2000, 2100, 2200, etc it will be leap year  only when the number represented by the first two digits of the year is divisible by 4

Let’s do some examples to understand it with full insight.

Example 1:

let’s find out whether the year 1804 was a leap year or not?

 Here the number represented by the last two digits is 04 which is divisible by 4 thus the year 1804 was a leap year.

Example 2:

let’s find out whether the year 1782 was a leap year or not?

Here the number represented by the last two digits is 82 which is not divisible by 4, thus 1782 was not a leap year.

Example 3:

Now let us find if the year 2300 will be a leap year or a normal year?

 The year 2300 is a century year, so we have to check if the number represented by the first two digits 23 is divisible by 4?

So 23 is not divisible by 4, therefore, the year 2100 will not be a leap year.

Example 4:

Whether the year 2400 will be a leap year?

The year 2400 is a century year, and its first two digits ie 24 are divisible by 4. Thus we can conclude that the year 2400 will be a leap year.

I am hopeful that by studying this article you are now able to find the normal year and leap year and find accordingly no of weeks in a year.

Now here are some FAQs

How many weeks in a school year?

Normally a school year is divided in two semesters, a spring semester and a Fall semester each having 18 weeks for study and one week for the exam. Thus a total of 36 weeks for study and two weeks for exams. Thus we can say that there are 36+2=38 weeks in the school year.

The number of weeks in a school may be different in different regions of the world with a variation of 1-2 weeks.

The number of workweeks in a year?

Workweeks and work hours per week also vary from region to region. In the UK there are 35 hours of the workweek or in some places 40 hours work week. Leaves in a year are likely to be 4 to 8 weeks. A rough estimate is that you have 42 weeks of 35 hours per week. or 47 weeks of 40 hours.

How many bi weeks in a year?

Since there are 52 weeks in a year. Therefore there will be around 56 payroll weeks in a year.

How many times will I get paid biweekly in 2020?

If you are paid by your employer biweekly, then you will get two salaries each month except for two months ie January and July in which you will get 3 payments. However, again it depends on the payment calendar of your company.

Which month do you get paid 3 times?

If you are getting bi-weekly paychecks, then you will get two paychecks each month except two months in which you will get three-time payment from your employers and those two months are January and July.

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