Solstice - One Month

November 20, 2017 by Mary Hosier

A month from now will be the winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere.  How is the world around you changing as we approach the shortest day?

What to Report

How to Report your Day Length

Step 1: Look up your sunrise/sunset for November 20.

Step 2: Calculate the length of time between sunrise and sunset. 

Step 3: Report your day length for November 20.

Step 4: Explore daylight map.

Report on the 20th of every month, and on each equinox and solstice. Track changes in daylight over the course of the year on the map. Explore how day length changes in your part of the world as the Earth revolves around the Sun. Share and compare monthly observations of the seasons with people around the globe.