21 June 2010

the longest day of the year 2010; summer

UPDATED with a short news report about the summer solstice at stonehenge.
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druids at stonehenge on the summer solstice
photo: the wild hunt happy summer solstice 2007

June 21 - The Summer Solstice occurs in the northern hemisphere at 11:28 UT [6:28 am CDT]. The Sun is at its highest point in the sky and it will be the longest day of the year. This is also the first day of summer.
71301 Weather Forecast for Monday, June 21
photo: pushing up the daisies

Sunrise: 6:06 AM

Sunset: 8:17 PM

Plentiful sunshine. Very hot. Heat index near 110F [43C]. High near 100F [38C]. Winds light and variable.

Evening: A mostly clear sky. Low 74F [23C]. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph [8 - 16kmph].