Winter Solstice 2011

Well, it’s that time of the year. It’s cold out there. Our bees are all clustered and battling the cold and rain. Us beekeepers can’t wait for the turnaround when days start to get longer and temperatures start to warm up some. Winter solstice is said to be the turning point. Here are the solstice dates for 2011 and on.

UTC Date and Time of
Solstice
year Solstice
June
Solstice
Dec
day time day time
2007 21 18:06 22 06:08
2008 20 23:59 21 12:04
2009 21 05:46 21 17:47
2010 21 11:28 21 23:38
2011 21 17:16 22 05:30
2012 20 23:09 21 11:12
2013 21 05:04 21 17:11
2014 21 10:51 21 23:03
2015 21 16:38 22 04:48
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