We’re nearing the longest day of the year.
In scientific terms, the summer solstice occurs when the tilt of the Earth’s semi-axis is most inclined toward the sun, creating the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. After June 21st at 8:54 a.m. PT when solstice officially occurs, the sun will follow a lower and lower path through the sky each day in the Northern Hemisphere until it reaches the point where the length of daylight is about 12 hours. Winter solstice, which occurs somewhere between December 20th – 22nd, is the point in time when we are furthest away from the sun and experience the shortest daylight in the year. Read More