The winter solstice will see hippy types gathering at Stonehenge. just like on the summer solsticeWhen is the shortest day of the year in 2017? Meteorological winter begins December 1 and lasts until the end of February and is marked by the coldest average temperatures during the year. In the Northern Hemisphere it can happen anytime between December 20th and 23rd, depending on the year.
Technically, it occurs when the sun is directly over the Tropic of Capricorn, or 23.5° south latitude.
Stonehenge is an ancient monument in England that is often mentioned in the same breath as the winter solstice.
"We're actually closer to the sun this time of year (also a surprise to many people) and moving faster in our orbit, so the Earth has to turn a little extra to face the sun each day compared to other times of year", Schneider says.
The word "solstice" comes from the Latin word "solstitium", which translates to "sun standing still".
That's because it marks the point when the sun's seasonal movement stops for a day, before it reverses and the amount of sunlight starts to change again.
Although the solstice marks the shortest day, it's usually not the coldest day of the year.
According to the US Naval Observatory, using Saginaw as our reference point, our sunrise for today is around 8:05 AM and our sunset time is 5:03 PM.
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