December Solstice 2019


When is the December Solstice 2019?

The December Solstice 2019 is on Sunday, December 22, 2019 (in 340 days).  2019 Calendar

What is the December Solstice?

Sunset on the day of the December solstice. Photo: flickr.com/photos/fdecomite/2129376214Sunset on the day of the December solstice
The December solstice, also known as southern solstice and Midwinter, is the moment in time when the Sun reaches its southernmost position in the sky as seen from Earth. In the Northern Hemisphere (North and Central America, Europe, Northern Africa, Asia) it is the winter solstice, while in the Southern Hemisphere (South America, Southern Africa, Australia and New Zealand) it is the summer solstice.

The December solstice occurs every year between December 20 and December 23. The dates given on this page are based on Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), which for practical purposes is equivalent to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). While the December solstice occurs at the same moment in time all over the world, the date and local time differ from place to place depending on the year and a location's time zone. For locations that are ahead of UTC (further east) it may fall on the day after, and for locations that are behind UTC (further west) it may fall on the day before. To find out the exact date and time of the December solstice 2019 in your area use this seasons calculator.

The December solstice marks the last day of autumn (fall)and the first day of winter in the Northern Hemisphere and the last day of spring and the first day of summer in the Southern Hemisphere. It is one of four days (two equinoxes and two solstices) throughout the year that mark the beginning of a new season. The other days are the March equinox, the June solstice and the September equinox.

For more information see December solstice on Wikipedia.

When is the December Solstice 2020?

The December Solstice 2020 is on Monday, December 21, 2020 (in 705 days).  2020 Calendar

Dates for the December Solstice from 2014 to 2024

The next occurrence of the December Solstice is marked in red.

When is ...? Date      Day of the week      Days away     
December Solstice 2014      December 21, 2014      Sunday      1487 days ago
December Solstice 2015      December 22, 2015      Tuesday      1121 days ago
December Solstice 2016      December 21, 2016      Wednesday      756 days ago
December Solstice 2017      December 21, 2017      Thursday      391 days ago
December Solstice 2018      December 21, 2018      Friday      26 days ago
December Solstice 2019      December 22, 2019      Sunday      in 340 days
December Solstice 2020      December 21, 2020      Monday      in 705 days
December Solstice 2021      December 21, 2021      Tuesday      in 1070 days
December Solstice 2022      December 21, 2022      Wednesday      in 1435 days
December Solstice 2023      December 22, 2023      Friday      in 1801 days
December Solstice 2024      December 21, 2024      Saturday      in 2166 days
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