Today is the winter solstice — the shortest day of the year, and the start of winter. From here on out, the days will be getting longer. The winter solstice is really an event — the point at which the sun reaches the most southern point in the sky. It happened at 12:11 p.m. ET today.
On this the first day of winter, Burbank is enjoying mild temperatures — and the beginning of a warm-up. Today’s high the low 60s by Wednesday, December 25, the temperature will kick up into the 70s with plenty of sunshine.