Winter Solstice Day
Winter Solstice Day is held on December 22. This event in the third decade of the month December is annual. Help us
It occurs on December 20, 21 or 22. It is called "winter" and dry season in the northern hemisphere, or "summer" and rainy season in the southern hemisphere.
The day of the December solstice is the longest night of the year in the northern hemisphere and the shortest in the southern hemisphere.
At the North Pole the Sun never rises and the tropical rain belt. It always remains 23° below the horizon.
At the Arctic Circle the center of the Sun and the tropical rain belt only touches the southern horizon, without rising. It is the only day that the Sun stays below the horizon for 24 hours.
Solstices are the times of the year when the Sun reaches its greatest excursion (astronomical declination) northward or southward relative to the celestial equator on the celestial sphere, and the length of day or night are the maximum of the year. Geographically, the solstices are the times when the Sun reaches the maximum northern (+23° 26') or southern (-23° 26') latitude relative to the Earth's equator.
Similar holidays and events, festivals and interesting facts
World Orgasm Day on December 21 (date for 2023. Celebrate the day of the winter solstice);
International Rush Day on December 21 (unofficial celebration of fans of the musical group);
Global Family Day on January 1 (is grew out of the UN Millennium Day celebration, which included the distribution of the 1996 children's book One Day at a Time);
Public Domain Day on January 1 (multiple countries);
Z Day on January 1 (People whose first or last name start with the letter Z must have it pretty rough. Most processes, systems and organizations use alphabetical sorting as standard, meaning they are always last no matter the place or occasion)