Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice in Golden Colorado

This is the winter solstice–the shortest day of the year.  Today, we will have 9 hours and 21 minutes of daylight.

The difference in day length between today and tomorrow will be less than a second, so don’t expect a dramatic change anytime soon; however, here’s what we have to look forward to:

Dec 21st
  Sunrise – 7:17AM  Sunset – 4:39PM  Length of Day – 9Hr 21Min
Jan 21st 
Sunrise – 7:17AM  Sunset – 5:06PM  Length of Day – 9Hr 49Min
Feb 21st  Sunrise – 6:45AM  Sunset – 5:43AM  Length of Day – 10Hr 58Min
Mar 21st  Sunrise – 7:01AM  Sunset – 7:14PM  Length of Day – 12Hr 13Min
Apr 21st  Sunrise – 6:13AM  Sunset – 7:45PM  Length of Day – 13Hr 32Min
May 21st  Sunrise – 5:40AM  Sunset – 8:14PM  Length of Day – 14Hr 34Min
Jun 21st  Sunrise – 5:32AM  Sunset – 8:32PM  Length of Day – 14Hr 59Min