This year’s shortest day

This year’s winter solstice occurs tomorrow morning at 5:44 a.m. The amount of daylight will increase until the summer solstice in June.

HOURS OF POSSIBLE SUNSHINE IN SYRACUSE

2016 summer solstice

2017 summer solstice

15 hrs., 22 min., 06 sec.

15 hrs., 22 min., 05 sec.

Winter solstice

8 hrs., 59 min., 54 sec.

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HOURS OF POSSIBLE SUNSHINE IN SYRACUSE

2016 summer solstice

2017 summer solstice

15 hrs., 22 min., 06 sec.

15 hrs., 22 min., 05 sec.

Winter solstice

8 hrs., 59 min., 54 sec.

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HOURS OF POSSIBLE SUNSHINE IN SYRACUSE

2016 summer

solstice

2017 summer

solstice

15:22:06

15:22:05

Winter solstice

8:59:54

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Source: timeanddate.com Peter Allen | pallen@syracuse.com