More precisely, winter officially begins at 6:03 p.m. ET — the moment when the Northern Hemisphere is pointed at its furthest distance from the sun. This means winter solstice boasts the longest night and the shortest day, and often colder temperatures, too.However, what goes up must come down. This means that tomorrow and every day after will gradually get longer. We love seeing the light linger a little longer each day. To celebrate the hope and beauty this day represents, we're enjoying cozy conversations, satiable foods, and meaningful moments with family and friends. Learn more about what happens on the day Winter begins. Happy Winter, friends!
Winter is here! According to Time.com: