Winter Solstice will occur locally at 1803 EST today. The winter solstice occurs when the sun has reached its most southerly declination of 23.5 degrees. Today we will have 9 hours and 43 minutes of light. Want to know info about your geographical location? Check here.
One good thing, it is all up hill from here on with the number of daylight hours gradually increasing. This morning it is gray, overcast and cool. These photos seem to match the mood of the day.