Friday, December 2, 2011

If You Can Make It Another Week or So, You'll Be Through the Worst of It

(Void in Southern Hemisphere and Equatorial regions)


Voron X said...

I used to live in Seattle. I remember how bad it was. Sunset there happens as early as 4:18pm, Sunrise as late as 7:58am, and the days as short as 8:25:17. After growing up in the DC area (~~San Francisco's Latitude)it was quite a shock when "evening" started around 2:30pm. The summer is even more pronounced - the birds would be chirping and the sky lightening when I was getting out of the clubs to go home! They have a full 15:59:29 hours of summer daylight. From 5:11am to 9:11pm. For whatever reason, in summer, sunrise earliest and sunset latest actually coincide on the 21st.

Yankee in England said...

The solstice seems to have come quickly this year and I am grateful. When ever I think of whinging about it I just remember parts of Scotland get less than 6 hours of light in the depths of winter

Michael5000 said...

Yeah, I remember once watching the sun disappear into the sea on the west coast of Scotland and looking at my watch to see that it was 3 p.m.
But then it says here that my sister in Juneau will have -- had, rather -- sunset at 3:10.