It was cloudy in Utqiagvik on Friday, but the sun came up and went down 58 minutes later, not to be seen again for 65 days. The sun rose at 12:42 pm and set at 1:41 pm, and will next rise on Jan. 23.
Utqiagvik, formerly known as Barrow, is the furthest north town in the United States. It is situated at 71.2906° N, and 156.7886° W.
The temperature reached 32 degrees on Friday and will be in the low-20s at night and the Arctic Ocean is still unfrozen. It is in House District 40, represented by Rep. Josiah Patkotak, and Sen. Donny Olson.