Sunsets to start earlier as summer winds down

Published: Thursday, July 12, 2018 @ 12:26 PM

Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini looks at how the sunset will change for the rest of summer,

Heading through the middle of July, summer is in full force.

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Dayton has reached the point of our warmest daytime high temperature on average, which is 84 degrees. The sunset has also begun to change.

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The latest sunsets in Dayton are around 9:08 p.m. As of July 12, the sunset is 9:05 p.m and the daylight hours will continue to shorten through the month. 

By July 31 the sunset will be 8:50 p.m.

Fall officially begins Sept. 22 and by then the sunset is around 7:30 p.m. 

Through the month of July the amount of daylight decreases by about 40 minutes!