Winter Solstice is Here

December 21, 2017 by Mary Hosier

The winter solstice is the shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. What are some ways these short days affect the world around you?

Sunset in Toledo, Spain by Nic McPhee, CC-BY-SA2.0

Report Your Day Length for the Solstice 

How to Report your Day Length

Step 1: Look up your sunrise/sunset for December 21, 2017.

Step 2: Calculate the length of time between sunrise and sunset. 

Step 3: Report your day length for December 21.

Step 4: Explore daylight map.