Wednesday 20 December 2023

the winter solstice 2023

When is the winter solstice in 2023?

In 2023 the winter solstice will occur on Friday 22 December at 3.27am GMT.

The winter solstice occurs in December, and in the Northern Hemisphere the date marks the 24-hour period with the fewest daylight hours of the year. That is why it is known as the shortest day of the year, or the longest night of the year.