There can be as many as three Friday the 13ths in a single calendar year – and always at least one. In 2021, we only have one. The next Friday the 13th will be May 13, 2022. The longest you can go without seeing a Friday the 13th is 14 months. For a month to have a Friday the 13th, the month must begin on a Sunday.

**The last time we had just one in a year was in 2016.

**The last time there were three in a year was in 2015. We won’t have three in a calendar year again until 2026.

**On average, there is a Friday the 13th once every 212 days.

In Brazil, Friday the 13th in August is considered unluckier than any other Friday the 13th.

If you want to add even more unluckiness to the date, the “God of Chaos’ asteroid, Apophis, will buzz by Earth on Friday, April 13, 2029. How close will it be to our planet? Around 23,000+ miles away -- - just 10% the distance that we are from the moon. It will be so close that some locations on the planet will be able to see it with the naked eye. (about as bright as the stars in the Little Dipper) How big is it? About the size of 3.5 football fields and blasting through space at around 19 miles/second...and it's speeding up

However, scientists believe that
the probability of an impact from asteroid Apophis for 2029 is zero….which is much better than the number 13. 😊

But just to be safe, just stay away from Camp Crystal Lake today.

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