Winter Solstice

The winter solstice denotes the first day of the winter season. For the Northern Hemisphere, the date of winter solstice is either on December 21 or 22 (changes yearly). June 21 or 22 is the date of the winter solstice for the Southern Hemisphere. During the winter solstice, locations in their respective hemispheres experience the shortest day of the year.

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