Winter officially arrives

winter

Winter officially arrived today at 1:11pm ADT but wintry weather in New Brunswick really began earlier this month.

The winter solstice occurs when the sun is directly over the Tropic of Capricorn.

In the weeks that follow, the sun’s most direct rays will migrate northward and reach the equator on the first day of astronomical spring.

The south-north migration of the sun in the sky is caused by the tilt of the Earth’s axis and the movement of the Earth around the sun.

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