Slowly but surely, days are starting to get longer. Looking at the month of January 2023, how long do we get to enjoy the sunshine in Grand Junction, Colorado, and when can we expect the sun to set?

Here's a day-by-day look at the month of January 2023. Take a look and you'll notice it won't be long before Grand Junction enjoys a full ten hours of sunshine per day.

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Sunset In Grand Junction, Colorado

As of today, Wednesday, January 4, 2023, those of us living in Grand Junction can expect to see the sunset at 5:04 p.m. It wasn't that long ago it was pitch black when people rolled out of work at 5 p.m. sharp.

Benefits Of Longer Days and More Sunshine

Personally, I'm a night person, and enjoy the winter months with shorter days. That having been said, I can't deny the benefits associated with longer days and more sunshine.

According to Serious Readers, there are benefits to our health and well-being that come with longer days:

  • Boosts Vitamin D - When exposed to sunlight, your body produces Vitamin D naturally. With more daylight comes more opportunities to take advantage of the sunshine.
  • Improved Sleep - High-quality sleep is essential to our well-being.
  • Increased Serotonin Levels - Exposure to sunlight is believed to increase the release of the hormone Serotonin. This hormone is known to give our moods a little boost while helping us to feel calm and relaxed.

Grand Junction For The Month of January 2023

An associate of mine used to work in the mining industry and would spend long days underground. He approached me once, right about this time of year, and asked what time the sun rose, set, and how long our days were. Being underground ten to twelve hours a day, he had no idea. Just for fun, here's a day-by-day look at sunset times and overall length of daylight for the month of January 2023, courtesy of General Blue.

Grand Junction Colorado's Sunsets and Day Lengths For January 2023

Days are starting to get longer. What time can we expect the sun to set in Grand Junction, Colorado during the month of January 2023? While we're at it, how long can we enjoy daylight? Here's a day-by-day look at the month of January 2023.

20 of the Coldest Winter Temperatures of All Time in Colorado

Colorado is no stranger to extreme winter temperatures. Here's a look back at 20 of the coldest temperatures ever recorded in the state.

Grand Junction Colorado's Lowest Temperatures Over The Last 50 Years

How cold does it get in Grand Junction, Colorado? Typically, the low temperature for each year dips into the lower negatives. There have been a handful of stretches, though, where the lowest temperature for the year never reached below zero.

According to Extreme Weather Watch, these are the lowest temperatures for Grand Junction, Colorado for each calendar year since 1972.

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