Autumn arrives today

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(WKBN) – Autumn officially starts today as summer comes to an end. The new season kicks off at 3:21 PM EDT.

The change of seasons comes with a dramatic change in temperatures. See the latest Storm Team 27 Forecast here.

As we inch closer to winter, we continue to lose daylight. Sunset on September 22 is at 7:21 p.m. with 12 hours and 11 minutes of daylight.

By Monday, September 27, the Valley dips below 12 hours of daylight with the sun rising at 7:14 a.m. and the sun setting at 7:12 p.m. We won’t return to 12 hours of daylight until March 16.

As the days get shorter and the sun sinks lower in the sky, temperatures start to drop. The average high temperature at the start of Autumn is 72°. By the start of October, that average drops to the upper 60s.

When do we turn the clocks back? Not until November 7 at 2 a.m.

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