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 Sunday, October 25, 2015

10 clocks-go-back facts (all facts relate to London today, unless otherwise specified)
☀ Today is the longest day of the year (there were two half past ones this morning)
☀ Today's London sunset varies from 16:47 in Upminster to 16:51 near Heathrow
☀ The sun sets later today in Edinburgh than in London (but earlier in York)
☀ There are only 50 days before sunsets start getting later again (hurrah!)
☀ Sunset won't be later than today until February (but that's February 1st, so not so bad)
☀ There are only 8 weeks until the shortest day (but 22 weeks until the clocks go forward)
☀ There are still more than 10 hours of daylight each day (until Tuesday, when there are 9h 59m)
☀ Between the start and end of October the sun sets 2h 3m earlier (but rises only 8 minutes later)
☀ The next time the sun sets at 16:47 (on January 31st), it'll rise one hour later than today (07:41)
☀ October 25th is currently the earliest possible date the clocks can go back (although in 1995 it was 22nd October, in 1960 it was 2nd October, and in 1923 it was 16th September)

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