This Village will Have the Most Hours of Summer Solstice Daylight in Maine
A small village in Maine will have nearly 16 hours of daylight on the longest day of the year.
Summer officially arrives at 5:13 a.m. Tuesday, June 21. The summer solstice is the longest daylight of the year. According to the National Weather Service in Caribou, Bangor will see 15 hours, 35 minutes, and 25 seconds of daylight. The daylight will last the longest in Maine's most northern location.
Estcourt Station on the Canadian boarder will see 15 hours, 57 minutes, and 50 seconds of daylight Tuesday. Maine's northern most town, Madawaska, will see 15 hours, 56 minutes, and 55 seconds of daylight. In comparison, Kittery will see 15 hours, 22 minutes, and 16 seconds of daylight.
It won't feel like summer in Estcourt Station, however. Forecasters reported frigid temps in the village Monday, dipping to a low of 36 degrees. A frost advisory has been issued for a large area of north-western Maine, overnight Tuesday. Overnight lows are forecast to dip to near 34 degrees.
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