December 22 will be the longest night 2015

@buenavida (7609)
Sweden
December 21, 2015 9:26pm CST
This night will be Winter Solstice and the days will begin to becom longer, a little every day. I love it, as the place where I live is almost at the Arctic Circle and for some time the sun will be above the horizon about one hour - even if the daylight will be here a bit longer. The snow makes things a bit brighter, so it will be bearable somehow. We'll get the light back, as during Midsummer it will be daylight both night and day. That is during the Summer Solstice.. How long time do you have daylight tomorrow??
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• Shenzhen, China
22 Dec 15
I don't know.
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• Shenzhen, China
24 Dec 15
@buenavida Yes. I will
• Shenzhen, China
24 Dec 15
@buenavida Yes. I will
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@LadyDuck (118874)
• Switzerland
22 Dec 15
Today, December 22nd, our daylight is 8 hours 38 minutes and 23 seconds, tomorrow we goes up to 8:38:27 and after tomorrow to 8:38:36
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@buenavida (7609)
• Sweden
23 Dec 15
At least it goes in the right direction.. it will move faster soon, I think.
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@LadyDuck (118874)
• Switzerland
24 Dec 15
@buenavida It will move faster after the second half of January.
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@Hatley (158039)
• Garden Grove, California
22 Dec 15
i gather we will have a longer day tomorrow so hope we do have more sunlight
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@buenavida (7609)
• Sweden
23 Dec 15
Let's hope that.. Your place has a lot longer days even in winter..
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@salonga (27969)
• Philippines
22 Dec 15
I first heard about the Winter Soltice in the news and it was only then and then that I understand what it means. We are having longer nights here, I think one or two hours have been added to the normal.
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@buenavida (7609)
• Sweden
23 Dec 15
Yes, you are much closer to the Equator, so you will not notice the difference so much. At the North Pole it would be night 24 hours now..
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@Shiva49 (9244)
• Singapore
31 Dec 15
"During summer solstice, it will be daylight both night and day" - never experienced such where I live in Asia! Interesting - siva .
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@buenavida (7609)
• Sweden
31 Dec 15
This is what happens around the Arctic Circle and above. This is a very special phenomenon that can be seen around the period of mid summer, both near the North and South poles. Even around the equator the length of the day may vary slightly, but it is hardly visible, I think.
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@Shiva49 (9244)
• Singapore
31 Dec 15
@buenavida Yes it is not visible around the equator - siva
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@Auntylou (4410)
• Oxford, England
27 Dec 15
I looked it up and on our Winter solstice we had 7 hours 46 minutes of daylight. I always like the very start of the new year as you feel the light getting longer, if it is only about 7 minutes a week!
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@buenavida (7609)
• Sweden
29 Dec 15
That is a long daylight time.. Perhaps I should move further to south..
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