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Re: Happy Longerdays!
« Reply #10 on: December 10, 2020, 11:24:59 pm »

It's kind of complicated. This site explains it rather well:
https://abc7ny.com/winter-solstice-latest-sunrise-earliest-sunset-solar-time/8593291/

NYC had its earliest sunset on the 7th. Here in Denver, it's happening around 4:35 pm each day.


But is the total daylight shortest on the 21st?

Here the sunrises and sunsets change in counterintuitive ways, but the shortest day is still the 21st.



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Re: Happy Longerdays!
« Reply #11 on: December 17, 2020, 05:38:18 pm »
For quite some time, sunset here has been at 4:37 pm. You can set your watch by it.
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Re: Happy Longerdays!
« Reply #12 on: December 18, 2020, 10:39:25 am »
For quite some time, sunset here has been at 4:37 pm. You can set your watch by it.

4:33 here. This is the darkest week of the year.



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Re: Happy Longerdays!
« Reply #13 on: December 18, 2020, 11:05:52 am »
4:33 here. This is the darkest week of the year.

In more ways than one.  :(
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Re: Happy Longerdays!
« Reply #14 on: January 16, 2021, 01:54:32 pm »
At last! Sunset is past 5 pm here in these parts. And sunrise is at 7:18 am.

Also, we may be headed towards the "January thaw" that we sometimes have. This morning, it rained for a bit.
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Re: Happy Longerdays!
« Reply #15 on: January 16, 2021, 02:00:01 pm »
Yes, I've noticed that the darkness is coming later.


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
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Re: Happy Longerdays!
« Reply #16 on: January 17, 2021, 12:05:18 pm »
At last! Sunset is past 5 pm here in these parts. And sunrise is at 7:18 am.

According to my phone, sunset today is 5 p.m. sharp and sunrise tomorrow is 7:45.

So it's still pretty dark, but it's unusually warm. By which I don't mean literally warm. Daytime temperatures have been in the teens, 20s and 30s -- got up to about 40, maybe even over, a couple of days. If there's been any below zeros, they were at night. We've only had one or two days with single-digit highs.