The sun has set in Utqiagvik for the winter, and will not be seen over the horizon for another 65 days.
For the month of November, America’s most northern community has lost a total of six hours as it headed into the Big Dark, more than a month before the official start date for winter. The sun rises again on Jan. 23, 2024.
Southeast of Utqiagvik is Deadhorse, also above the Arctic Circle, and the work center for Prudhoe Bay oil fields. The sun will set there on Nov. 24 for the winter.