DENVER — Our days are starting to get noticeably longer, especially over the last few weeks.
Now that the Winter Solstice has passed, the Centennial State continues to gain precious minutes of sunlight each day until the Summer Solstice on June 21.
The 6:00 p.m. sunset on Thursday, March 9, will be the first in the 6 p.m. hour in Denver since Oct. 30, 2022.
Denver's sunset times will remain in the 6 p.m. hour only until this weekend. The clocks will spring forward for Daylight Saving Time and Denver's sunset will occur at 7:03 p.m. on Sunday, March 12.
The Summer Solstice is the longest day of the year for the Northern Hemisphere when we'll have almost 15 hours of sunlight in Denver.
The Winter Solstice, meanwhile, is the Northern Hemisphere's shortest day of the year, with only a little over nine hours of sunlight in Denver.
The latest sunset of the year in Denver will be June 25 at 8:32 p.m.
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