As of this Sunday, the Seattle sunset will start taking place prior to 5:00 p.m.
It’s time for the Big Dark here in Seattle: the sun is about to start setting earlier again. This Sunday, November 5 the Seattle sunset will set before 5:00 p.m. for the first time this year. After this, the evenings will start to approach earlier and earlier, so be sure to soak up those rare sunny days when you can this winter!
Read on for more details.
The end of Daylight Saving Time is here this weekend. After November 4, our clocks go back an hour and the sun will set over Seattle prior to 5:00 p.m. That means that on November 4 you’ll see the sunset in Seattle take place at 5:47 p.m., only to see it set the very next day on November 5 at 4:45 p.m. That’s when you’ll know we’ve officially reached the Big Dark.
The sun won’t set after 5:00 p.m. again in Seattle until late January 2024. In order to make the most of these shorter and darker days in the meantime, check out our favorite guides to fall and winter in Seattle:
- 33 Exciting Things To Do This November In Seattle
- 30 Unique Ideas For A Romantic Date In Seattle This Fall
- 6 Charming Pumpkin Patches Around Seattle You Should Visit This Fall
- Tickets Are On Sale Now For The New Seattle Christmas Market
- The Top 10 Places To See Fall Foliage In Seattle
- 45 Bucket List Ideas For The Perfect Seattle Fall
- The 15 Best Things To Look Forward To About Fall In Seattle
And if you’d like to make the most of viewing these sunsets, check out our list of the best spots to watch the sunset in Seattle.