F-ckin Leap Seconds, how do they work?

Henning Stener h.stener at sportradar.com
Thu Jul 5 11:18:52 UTC 2012

On 05/07/12 13:05, Nick Hilliard wrote:
> On 05/07/2012 11:34, Jared Mauch wrote:
>> Live further north and you will see the difference dst makes.
> This is true.  Ireland, UK, NL, Denmark, northern Germany and northern
> Poland are at a similar latitude to Polar Bear Provincial Park by Hudson
> Bay.  With DST, we get much more usable evenings March through October, and
> the sun rises at 05:00 instead of 04:00 in the morning, so early risers
> don't get woken up at 4 every day.  During the winter, regular time means
> that we have sunrise after 08:30 for 5 weeks.  At this latitude, DST is
> serious win.
> Nick

Live further north and you will see the absurdity of dst. :)
I live in Norway. In summer the sun is up, in winter the sun is not up.
At this latitude, dst is..meh.


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