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The December solstice happens at the same moment for every one of us, all over the place on Earth. This year the solstice happens on Tuesday December 22nd at 04:49 GMT (Universal time) with the sun ascending over Stonehenge in Wiltshire at 08:04.
The winter solstice happens each year when the Sun achieves its most southerly declination of - 23.5 degrees. As it were, the point at which the North Pole is tilted uttermost – 23.5 degrees – far from the Sun, conveying the least hours of daylight of the year.