Weather Wisdom for December: Shortest Days | The Old Farmer's Almanac

Shortest Days of the Year

December brings the shortest days of the year. Why aren’t the shortest days also the coldest days? Join us for weather history, facts, and lore.

After this video, enjoy our December solstice page.

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Catherine Boeckmann

Catherine Boeckmann loves nature, stargazing, and gardening so it’s not surprise that she and The Old Farmer’s Almanac found each other. She leads digital content for the Almanac website, and is also a certified master gardener in the state of Indiana. Read More from Catherine Boeckmann

Eric Rusch (not verified)

14 years 2 months ago

Thank you.
You guys are awesome!
& Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!