Column: As ‘sun stands still,’ solstice ekes out year’s shortest day
Dec. 20, 2019
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NEW YORK TIMES
Today is the shortest day of the year in the northern hemisphere, but the longest day in the southern hemisphere. In reality, the day length only varies within about a minute from Dec. 17 to Dec. 24, staying about 10 hours and 50 minutes in Honolulu.