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This year the summer solstice will occur on June 21 in the in the northern hemisphere. During this time, the winter solstice begins in the southern hemisphere.) Around December 21 the solstices are reversed and winter begins in the northern hemisphere.
The earth's seasons as seen from the north.
Far left: Summer solstice for the Northern Hemisphere
Summer solstice for the Southern Hemisphere
Since the solstice occurs at 1:04 a.m. on Friday, it actually happens on Thursday, June 20 for places in North America west of the Central time zone. Here in California, it begins tonight at 10:04 p.m. (Pacific time).
The summer solstice marks the astronomical beginning of summer and the longest day of the year north of the equator. From this point until December, the days will gradually get shorter, though not necessarily cooler.