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Winter Solstice

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December 21, 2022 All day

When Is The Winter Solstice?

Winter solstice 2022 occurs on Wednesday, December 21, 2022. It is also know as the December solstice, and usually happens on December 21 or 22.

What Is The Winter Solstice?

According to the Farmers Alamanac, the Winter Solstice is the astronomical moment the sun reaches the Tropic of Capricorn. In terms of daylight, it is the shortest day and the longest night of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. Winter Solstice marks the official start of Winter.

orb with winter leaves by pixabay
Winter Solstice: The exact moment Earth is tilted the farthest away from the sun

Learn More about the Winter Solstice

For more great information about Winter Solstice, visit The Farmers’ Almanac.