Kirti Delhi, India 226 Questions 325 Answers 23 Best Answers 1k Points View Profile Kirti Asked: July 10, 20212021-07-10T21:09:21+05:30 2021-07-10T21:09:21+05:30In: Geography Why do we have a leap year every four years? Why do we have a leap year every four years? physical geography Share Facebook 1 Answer Recent Ishu Innovative 370 Questions 228 Answers 176 Best Answers 1k Points View Profile Ishu Innovative 2021-07-10T21:13:20+05:30Added an answer on July 10, 2021 at 9:13 pm The number of days in a year is 365 days and 6 hours (It is not a complete day). Having years of 365 days makes the year too short. To keep up with the real length of the year maintaining an integer number of days, an extra day is added every four years. Explanation: The Earth’s orbit around the Sun takes around 365.25 days – a solar year. The days in a calendar year are commonly rounded to 365. Every four years, we add one day to our calendar to compensate for the missing partial day. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Select as best answer Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer. Related Questions Why do the stars seem higher than they actually are in the sky? How is a thunder cloud formed?