December Solstice

December Solstice is the date that the sun reaches its southernmost position over our planet for the year. This year, the actual time the sun moves to southernmost point will be at 17:11 UTC on December 21st. The sun is directly overhead on the Tropic of Capricorn in the southern hemisphere during the December solstice. It also marks the longest day of the year in terms of daylight hours for those living south of the equator. Those living or travelling south from the Antarctic Click for More →