SEATTLE — Is that you, Spring? The sun will set at 5:01 p.m. in Seattle on Sunday, a sign that longer days are on our horizon.
The last time Seattle saw a sunset past 5 p.m. was on Nov. 2, 2019, when it set at 5:49 p.m. The sun set at 4:49 p.m. on Nov. 3 when Daylight Saving Time ended.
Our days started to get longer Dec. 21 on the winter solstice. On that day, we saw 8 hours and 25 minutes of daylight, when the sun set at 4:20 p.m. There will be 9 hours and 17 minutes of sunlight on Sunday.
The sun will not set after 6 p.m. until March 5, 2020. The sun will set after 7 p.m. on March 8 when we move our clocks ahead 1 hour for Daylight Saving Time.