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Denver soaks in final 6 p.m. sunset until March

The sunset is coming earlier and earlier in the day until the winter solstice in late December.

DENVER — Now that the Summer Solstice has passed, the Centennial State will continue to lose precious minutes of sunlight each day until the Winter Solstice in December.

The 6:00 p.m. sunset on Sunday, Oct. 30 will be the last 6 p.m.-or-later sunset in Denver until Thursday, March 9, 2023.

This year, Denver sunsets will remain in the 5 p.m. hour until Sunday, Nov. 6 when the clocks change and the sunset drops to 4:52 p.m. 

In December, sunset times in Denver range between 4:35 p.m. and 4:45 p.m.

The Winter Solstice occurs at 2:47 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 21.

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