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Residents of that city will face darkness for 2 months – Daily Ausaf GTN News

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If you like to stay up late, a city in the US state of Alaska

You will definitely like it. The sun set for the last time this year on November 18 in the Utqiagvik region of northern Alaska, formerly known as Barrow. In this town of 4,000, the sun rose at 12:42 a.m. on Nov. 18 and set just 59 minutes later at 1:41 p.m. Now the city will be covered in darkness for 65 days or say it will not be possible to see the sunrise for more than 2 months. The night of 65 days is also called polar night. The term polar night is used for places where the sun does not rise for more than 24 hours. A third of Alaska’s northern region lies above the Arctic Circle, so the Earth tilts slightly on its axis at this time each year. As a result, the sun does not rise for weeks or even months during the winter in several regions of the Arctic Circle. In the northern hemisphere, the length of the day begins to shorten from the end of June and the duration of sunset begins to decrease in all countries, but the effect is greater in the northern regions. The length of the day there begins to shorten rapidly in late September, as did this Alaskan town. It is not the only city in Alaska that will experience the polar night, but being the most northerly, it is certainly the first. Well, during this time, sunlight will be visible to some extent, but it will not be like a normal sunset or sunrise. Residents will now have to wait until January 23, 2023 to witness the sunrise. The region experiences months of long night as well as full-time sunlight in the summer. From May to August, there is no darkness at night, but the sun is always visible in the sky, which is known as the Midnight Sun. The term is For example, in 2022, the sun did not set for 83 days, but despite 24 hours of daylight, there is no significant decrease in cold weather.

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