It's not much, but have you noticed it's lighter longer? Sunrise, today, in Bar Harbor was at 6:56 AM. The first time that sunrise has been before 7AM was on Saturday, January 20th, when it was at 6:59!

Bar Harbor Sunrise January 21, 2018 Photo Chris Popper

And it's staying later too. Today sunset in Bar Harbor is at 4:33. In one week on January 31st, sunrise will be at 6:49 AM and sunset at 4:43 PM, that's a gain of 55 minutes of sunlight, nearly a hour since January 1st!

Bring on Spring!