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December Solstice in American Samoa in 2023

When is December Solstice in 2023?

December Solstice in 2023 is an important astronomical event that occurs each year around December 21st. There are 12 days left for December Solstice this year.

The December Solstice, also known as the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, is an important astronomical event that occurs each year around December 21st. In American Samoa, however, this day falls in the middle of the summer season, and is known as the Summer Solstice.

The Summer Solstice is the day with the most daylight hours and the shortest period of darkness, as the sun reaches its highest point in the sky. In American Samoa, this day is celebrated by many as the start of the summer season, a time of warmth and plenty.

Many Samoans mark the Summer Solstice by participating in outdoor activities, such as picnics, swimming, and hiking. It is also a time for families to come together and enjoy the long days of sunshine.

In addition to its cultural significance, the Summer Solstice has also been an important astronomical event throughout history. Many ancient cultures, including the Samoans, recognized the solstice as a turning point in the seasonal cycle and marked the day with special rituals and ceremonies.

Today, the Summer Solstice in American Samoa is a time to celebrate the abundance of life and to honor the natural cycles of the earth. It is a day to appreciate the beauty of the natural world and to embrace the warmth and vitality of the summer season.

December Solstice Observances

YearWeek DayDateHoliday NameHoliday Type
2019SaturdayDecember 21, 2019December SolsticeSeason
2020SundayDecember 20, 2020December SolsticeSeason
2021TuesdayDecember 21, 2021December SolsticeSeason
2022WednesdayDecember 21, 2022December SolsticeSeason
2023ThursdayDecember 21, 2023December SolsticeSeason
2024FridayDecember 20, 2024December SolsticeSeason
2025SundayDecember 21, 2025December SolsticeSeason