Sunrise: 7:00 AM
Sunset: 5:10 PM

Length of the day:
10 hours 1 minutes

Tremendously cold air enveloped the region on this date in 1861, perhaps the coldest 24 hours in the 19th century. Temperatures fell throughout the 7th, bottoming out on the morning of the 8th at 32 below in Burlington, minus 36 in Craftsbury, and -40 in Lunenburg. In Hanover, NH the temperature fell from 37 on the afternoon of the 7th, to -32 the next morning – a drop of 69 degrees in 18 hours!