Summer solstice marks the longest day of the year

Talitha WolfeAlbany Advertiser
The Gap.
Camera IconThe Gap. Credit: Steve Pontin

Albany residents will get extra time in the sun today as the summer solstice marks the longest day of the year.

The summer solstice usually occurs on December 21 but can happen between December 20 and 22.

The solstice marks the day when the sun reaches its highest point in the Australian sky which causes the most daylight hours of any in the year.

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