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Winter

Winter starts at the Winter Solstice which is the shortest day of the year. Winter is the coldest season when the sun is the farthest from the earth. 

Winter Solstice

  • On or near December 21 in the Northern Hemisphere in the regions of U.S., Central America, Canada, Europe, Asia and Northern Africa. 
  • On or near June 21 in the Southern Hemisphere in the regions of Australia, New Zealand, South America and southern Africa.