December Solstice (Summer Solstice) is on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at 12:59 pm in Rio de Janeiro. In terms of daylight, this day is 2 hours, 50 minutes longer than on June Solstice. In locations south of Equator, the longest day of the year is around this date.
Which part of the world has the longest day?
Summer and Winter Solstices in Iceland
Iceland’s longest day of the year (the summer solstice) is around the 21st of June. On that day in Reykjavík, the sun sets just after midnight and rises again right before 3 AM, with the sky never going completely dark.
Which country has longest day and night?
The earth is rotating at a tilted axis relative to the sun, and during the summer months, the North Pole is angled towards our star. That’s why, for several weeks, the sun never sets above the Arctic Circle. Svalbard is the place in Norway where the midnight sun occurs for the longest period.
How many hours of daylight is there on the longest day?
Why is the summer solstice the longest day? The summer solstice takes place every year between June 20 and June 22 in the UK, marking the moment the sun reaches its highest elevation in the Northern Hemisphere, providing the UK with the the longest day of the year with sunlight that lasts for almost 17 hours.
What is the least sunniest place on earth?
“The least sunny city in the world is in Norway and spends 6 months a year in the dark..”
Which city gets largest day time?
Nairobi, only 1°17′ south of the equator, has exactly 12 hours of sunlight on June 21—the sun rises at 6:33 a.m. and sets at 6:33 p.m. Because the city is in the Southern Hemisphere, it experiences its longest day on December 21.