Later sunrises, earlier sunsets return to Yakima/Tri-Cities region

As the summer winds down, earlier sunsets will also kick-in.

FIRST SUMMER SUNRISE AFTER 6AM

KENNEWICK, Wash.– Here’s a reminder that the summer season is winding down: The sun came out after 6 a.m. above Yakima for the first time since April! Starting today, the sun will now continue to rise after 6 a.m. each morning through the end of the year.

It’s that time of year again where the Earth’s orbit and tilt are at a point where the days continue to shrink. We also crossed the last 8 p.m. sunset of the year earlier this week in the Tri-Cities and Yakima.

THURSDAY MORNING WEATHER: Smoke and warm highs return Thursday before a weekend cool-down

Fall begins this year at 12:20 p.m. on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021. Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. on November 7th, 2021.

And, while we’re keeping track, Christmas is only 128 days away!

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