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The Shortest Day Of The Year, Marks The Beginning Of The Winter Solstice

3:17 PM Winter solstice begins today. It's not common knowledge that the winter solstice isn't the full day of Dec. 21, but rather occurs at a specific time. On Dec. 21, 2014 at 12:11 p.m. ET, the North Pole is tipped about 23 degrees away from the sun.
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The Shortest Day Of The Year, Marks The Beginning Of The Winter Solstice

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