Sunrise: 7:07 AM
Sunset: 5:01 PM

Length of the day:
9 hours and 54 minutes

Ground Hog Day finds its roots in ancient times, marking the half-way point between the first day of winter and the first day of spring. On this date in 1979, West Burke, VT began a stretch of 18 consecutive mornings below zero, the longest continuous period of sub-zero mornings on modern records.