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Daylight increase is not a linear function.

It is very low at each solstice and equinox, slowly increases to mid term and then decreases again.

Latitude also needs to be taken into account.

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Every Day the Earth gains more time. It is only about three minutes that are gained each day, after the winter solstice.

Every day has 24 hours. Since 1 hour = 60 minutes, (24 hr)*(60 min/hr) = 1440 min. The exception to the 24 hours is that every once in awhile, they add a 'leap second' to the day, so that the atomic clocks stay in sync with the Earth's rotation. If you are referring to minutes of daylight on the Summer Solstice (day with the most daylight hours), then I'm sure there are tables out there to find this information, but it will vary by location. In areas near the Arctic Circle they have daylight nearly all day in the Summer time, for example.

Its not a constant value, from the winter solstice (shortest day, Dec 21) the increase is very slight rising to a maximum increase per day at the spring equinox ( Mar 20 ) As a rough guide, the total increase from mid december ( 7 hrs. 2 mins daylight) to mid March (11 hrs 48 mins daylight) is 296 mins. so that gives you 286 mins increase in 91 days = average increase of (286 / 91) 3.14 minutes per day

depends what time of the year it is and where you live

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Same as the rest of the planet - about four minutes per day.

No matter where you are on the planet - the day lengthens by four minutes each day, after the winter equinox, up to the summer solstice.

Every Day the Earth gains more time. It is only about three minutes that are gained each day, after the winter solstice.

Approximately 4 minutes per day up to the summer solstice... then the day reduces by 4 minutes to the winter solstice.

In North America, after December 21st, the winter solstice, the amount of daylight increases by approximately 2-3 minutes per day as we move towards the spring equinox in March.

I think it's about 2 minutes a day in Canada. Anyhow it dpens on where you are on the GLobe! How many minutes in Maine

Days never get shorter, they are always the same length. We do, however, lose a few minutes of daylight each day from June 21 to December 21. It's hard to say exactly how many minutes because it depends on one's latitude. Somewhere around 3-4 minutes for those of us in the continental US, I'd guess.

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how many minutes or seconds are lost each day from June 21 and onwards to Dec. 21?