Why is 3 am considered the “witching hour” or the "devil's hour"?

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The hour from 3 to 4 am is considered a demonic hour (“the witching hour” or “the devil’s hour”) in the Western Christian tradition and cultures descended from it.

The specific hour of 3 to 4 am was said to be the Devil’s mocking inversion of the holy time at which Jes

The hour from 3 to 4 am is considered a demonic hour (“the witching hour” or “the devil’s hour”) in the Western Christian tradition and cultures descended from it. It comes from old folklore, in which witches, demons, and ghosts appear and are at their most powerful around that time of night, and various supernatural events occur, typically of a frightening nature. It’s said that the veil between life and death is thinnest at this time, allowing spirits and ghosts to travel between worlds

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