During the Winter Solstice December 21st and 22nd, Fargo will have the least amount of daylight for the year, about 8 hours and 31 minutes and 28 seconds. On Thursday December 23rd we’ll gain about 6 seconds of sun on Fargo! YAY!!!
Here’s a great site for calculating sunrise and sunsets for any area. The charts below are from this site: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/astronomy.html?n=1986
Rising and setting times for the Sun in Fargo, ND
|Length of day||Solar noon|
|Dec 21, 2011||8:09 AM||4:41 PM||8h 31m 28s||− 05s||12:25 PM||19.7°||147.169|
|Dec 22, 2011||8:10 AM||4:41 PM||8h 31m 28s||< 1s||12:26 PM||19.7°||147.159|
|Dec 23, 2011||8:10 AM||4:42 PM||8h 31m 34s||+ 05s||12:26 PM||19.7°||147.151|
|Dec 24, 2011||8:11 AM||4:43 PM||8h 31m 45s||+ 10s||12:27 PM||19.8°||147.143|
|Dec 25, 2011||8:11 AM||4:43 PM||8h 32m 01s||+ 16s||12:27 PM||19.8°||147.135|
|Dec 26, 2011||8:12 AM||4:44 PM||8h 32m 22s||+ 21s||12:28 PM||19.8°||147.128|
|Dec 27, 2011||8:12 AM||4:45 PM||8h 32m 48s||+ 26s||12:28 PM||19.8°||147.122|
All times are in local time for Fargo
December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at 11:30 PM in Fargo. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date
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Happy Winter Solstice, Merry Christmas, and Happy New Years to you and yours!