Even shorter days and earlier sunsets start Wednesday

SPOKANE, Wash.– It’s that time of year– where the sunsets get earlier and earlier.

On Dec. 1, the sun will set before 4 p.m. for the first time this season. It will rise at 7:17 a.m. that day, giving us 8:42:17 hours of daylight.

The sun will set before 4 p.m. every day after that until the Winter Solstice. Then, the days will slowly start getting longer again. The next time the sun will set at 5 p.m. is Feb. 7, 2022.

If you want to take a glance at all the sunrise and sunset times for the Inland Northwest, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has it laid out online.

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