When does the winter solstice happen in Saudi Arabia this year?

2022-12-13 2022-12-13T13:43:45Z
سنان خلف
سنان خلف
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Weather of Arabia - Sinan Khalaf - multiple rainy conditions affected the Kingdom, and temperatures tend to decrease gradually day after day, coinciding with the approaching date of the winter solstice in Saudi Arabia, and our climate moved from the autumn season to the winter season and its bitter cold.

 

When does the winter solstice happen in Saudi Arabia?

 

The winter solstice begins in Saudi Arabia for this year on Thursday, December 22nd. On this day, the sun perpendicular to the orbit of Capricorn is south of the equator. At the same time, the sun apparently reaches its farthest point in the south of the sky, then it reverses its direction and begins to deviate towards the north, and here begins the winter season. astronomically.

 

 

The day of the winter solstice is the shortest day and the longest night in Saudi Arabia

 

On the day of the winter solstice, the sun travels in its shortest daily path in the earth's sky, so it shines for the least number of hours in Saudi Arabia, and thus the Kingdom will live its shortest day and longest night throughout the year.

 

 

Characteristics of the winter season in Saudi Arabia

 

Perhaps the most prominent feature of the winter in Saudi Arabia is the extreme cold, due to the rush of cold or very cold masses towards the Levant region, and temperatures often drop to zero levels, or below zero degrees Celsius in parts of the north and center of the Kingdom in the winter season as a result of the deepening of the air masses. Very cold in the region.

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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