Globally, is spring getting
c) the same as it ever was?
The general consensus is that spring has been arriving earlier (by about 2-5 days per decade) over the past 40 years. This average somewhat masks the fact that the seasons are changing in different ways in different parts of the world. Here in Crete, Greece for instance spring has been getting later over the past ten years.
For more information and a chance to comment on what spring is doing in your part of the world you can read and add your thoughts at
If Spring Never Sprung https://niume.com/post/297091