Time, Calendars, and Seasons

The Seasons

Where on the planet is it light 24 hours a day in the summer?

In the extreme north and south parts of the Earth (north of 66.5 degrees north, and south of 66.5 degrees south latitudes) it is light 24 hours a day during the summer and dark 24 hours a day during the winter. Northern cities like Reykjavik, Iceland, and Murmansk, Russia, have nearly 24 hours of daylight for a short period of time during the summer months.


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