Utqiaġvik, the northernmost community in the United States, said “see ya” to the sun, when it set today. Starting Nov. 19, the town will experience 66 days of polar night.
The next sunrise in the town formerly known as Barrow is at 1:16 pm, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. Utquagvik has a population of about 4,383.
Alternately, in McMurdo Station, Antarctica the summer population of about 1,000 people are experiencing 24 hours of daylight currently.