I am sick of everybody asking me when winter begins -- just kidding.
Well the answer is Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021.
Meteorological winter is December, January and February, but astronomical winter, the winter solstice, begins tomorrow at 10:59 a.m. Tuesday when we see the Earth most tilted away from the Sun, and that limits our daylight hours down to 9 hours and 5 minutes. That’s the fewest of the year with the low sun angle.
After Tuesday, starting Wednesday, we actually sort of reverse the curse. We start to get more daylight per day.
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