The First Day of Winter

The First Day of Winter also known as The Winter Solstice. It has always been observed when the Sun reaches its southernmost point.

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When is The First Day of Winter?

  • The First Day of Winter 2017 in Northern Hemisphere will be at 10:28 AM on Thursday, December 21, 2017 (All times are in Central Time.)
  • The First Day of Winter 2018 in Northern Hemisphere will be at 4:23 PM on Friday, December 21, 2018 (All times are in Central Time.)
  • The First Day of Winter 2019 in Northern Hemisphere will be at 10:19 PM on Saturday, December 21, 2019 (All times are in Central Time.)
  • The First Day of Winter 2020 in Northern Hemisphere will be at 4:02 AM on Monday, December 21, 2020 (All times are in Central Time.)

The First Day of Winter

This is the astronomical start of winter in the Northern Hemisphere. The First Day of Winter is the day with the fewest hours of sunlight during the whole year. In the Northern Hemisphere, it always occurs around December 21 or 22. (In the Southern Hemisphere, it is around June 20 or 21.)

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You might also like the special days in December

  • Super Saturday: has always been observed annually on the Saturday before December 25th.
  • The Prophet’s Birthday: has always been observed annually on the 12th day of the Islamic month of Rabi’ al-awwal, while Shi’a Muslims mark it on the 17th of this month.
  • Winter Solstice: has always been observed annually between December 21 and December 23.
  • Mawlid: has always been observed annually on the 12th day of the Islamic month of Rabi’ al-awwal, while Shi’a Muslims mark it on the 17th of this month.

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