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Denver has first 5 p.m. sunset of the year

The sunset will keep coming later in the day until summer arrives in June.
Credit: Matt Lekawa

DENVER — Now that the Winter Solstice has passed, the Centennial State continues to gain precious minutes of sunlight each day until the Summer Solstice in June.

The 5:01 p.m. sunset on Monday, Jan. 16, will be the first in the 5 p.m. hour since Nov. 5, 2022.

This year, Denver's sunsets will remain in the 5 p.m. hour until Thursday, March 9.

Three days after that, the clocks will change and Denver's sunset will occur at 7:03 p.m. on Sunday, March 12.

The latest sunset of the year in Denver will be June 25 at 8:32 p.m.

Credit: Matt Lekawa

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