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Today is the Solstice, shortest day of the year,
Winter begins at 1:48 PM PST!

“The North Pole is tilted furthest away from the Sun at the December solstice.”
(Not to scale) Photo credit: TimeandDate.com

In Olympia, Washington, USA: Wednesday, December 21, 2022 at 1:48 pm PST is the winter solstice.

Winter Dates for 2022/2023

According to the astronomical definition, winter begins with the winter solstice. In the Northern Hemisphere, it’s the December solstice; south of the equator, it is the solstice in June.

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Posted by Steve on December 21, 2022 at 12:31 am | Permalink

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