The sunrise was at 8.03am and it is due to set at 3.59pm.
That gives us a day length of 7 hours 56 minutes and 10 seconds on Tuesday, December 21, 2021.
The day is 4 seconds shorter than yesterday.
And 8 hours, 34 minutes shorter than summer solstice on June 21, 2021.
Those further to the north will have a shorter day, with Edinburgh seeing just 6 hours, 58 minutes of daylight today.