As we head further into summer toward fall, we will have to bid farewell to sunsets after 8 PM. The District’s sunset time will occur later and later as we transition into Autumn, and today marks the final 8 p.m. sunset of 2023 for D.C>
According to Date & Time, Thursday, August 17 will be the final 8 p.m. sunset of the year in Washington, D.C. Meaning that today and onward, sunset will be before 8 p.m.
The clocks will shift on November 4 and soon after will be 2023’s earliest sunset of the year, a 4:48 p.m. sunset on December 20.
The sun won’t set after 8:00 p.m. again until Summer of 2024.
Until then, we can appreciate the longer periods of sun in our 7 p.m. sunset days!
This article was written by Justine Golata, Jenna Romaine and Ameera Hammouda.