December Solstice in Uganda ― Date, History, and Details

December Solstice in Uganda

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History of December Solstice in Uganda and How to Celebrate/ Observe It

The December solstice occurs every year on December 21st or 22nd in Uganda. This is when the sun is at its southernmost point and is directly over the Tropic of Capricorn. It is the shortest day and longest night of the year. For people in the Northern Hemisphere, it is the winter solstice and for people in the Southern Hemisphere, it is the summer solstice.

In Uganda, the December solstice marks the beginning of the dry season. The days begin to get longer and the nights begin to get shorter. This is a time of year when many people take vacations and travel to different parts of the country. It is also a time for family gatherings and celebrations.

On the solstice, the sun rises in the east and sets in the west. In Uganda, the sun rises at 6:34 am and sets at 6:32 pm. The length of the day is 12 hours and 58 minutes.