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An oil field by the light of the Arctic sunset

Daylight varies depending on your location in the Far North. For instance during summer months in Nome the sun rises at approximately 4:20 am and sets at 1:40 am though, given the long twilight that occurs it doesn’t get completely dark. In contrast, the city of Barrow has a sunrise approxitamely May 10 that doesn’t set until August 2, totaling 82 days of sunlight. During winter months Nome's shortest day of daylight is just under four hours while, in Barrow, the sun does not rise for 51 days, ranging from November to January.Visit the Sunrise/Sunset website for a detailed calendar for any city.

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