Central Minnesota Days Are Getting Longer By Nearly 3 Minutes
Winter is tough, especially when you're a big fan of sunlight. December 21, 2019 was the shortest day of the winter season. Since then, we've been gaining daylight.
You have probably noticed the sun doesn't set until ALMOST 6 p.m. now. Tonight the sun sets at 5:46 p.m. That's saying a lot, considering on the shortest day of the year, the sun set in the 4 o'clock hour. We've gained almost a full hour. Get excited because on Saturday, February 29, according to Google, the sun won't set until 6:03 p.m.
This means, we're gaining about 3 minutes of daylight after February 21st. Get ready to be even more excited, because Daylight Savings time starts on Sunday, March 8--meaning, we'll move the clocks ahead one hour. So, the sun won't set until after 7 o'clock.
Friend, there really is a light at the end of the tunnel. Here's to more daylight and hopefully and early spring.