June 20 solstice will officially welcome summer

In Pagosa, it feels like it has gone from winter to summer overnight, but officially, the first day of summer is marked by the summer solstice. This year the date is Monday, June 20, and it is also the longest day of the year; the day the sun is directly overhead.

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