Summer. The residents of Interior Alaska live for Alaskan summers. The difference from winter to summer is extreme.
The Aurora viewing season officially came to an end on Sunday. We have too much daylight, and will not have a chance to see the Northern Lights for 91 days.
On May 15th, Fairbanks went into our summer period of civil twilight. We have enough natural light to partake in outdoor activities 24/7.
May 18th is the average date for the final freeze of the spring months in Fairbanks.
From May 29th, until July 14th, the sun will set after midnight.
The Summer Solstice, Fairbanks’ favorite day, is on June 20th.
Night in Fairbanks will turn dark again on September 4th. A sad day indeed.
May 20th, 2020 at 12:21 PM
Nice photo of a lake… It indeed must be summer because my daughter has made her first ‘fishing’ posting on FB saying her arm got tired from all the fish she landed. Enjoy your non-shelter in place life I do miss the freedom of my old cabin.
May 20th, 2020 at 6:42 PM
I have heard the fishing has been good, although I have not been out yet, maybe this weekend. We miss having you writing from your cabin. Good luck with the rising temps.