Norilsk daylight hours: Halo in Siberia

Norilsk daylight hours: Halo in Siberia

During the fall, Norilsk daylight hours could vary.  The number of daylight hours depend on the weather, as the clouds could cover the sky and then pour rain or white snow.  Temperature may rise and fall significantly as well.

During Norilsk daylight hours some spectacular things may happen

We already know that Norilsk is one of the best cities to enjoy seeing Aurora Borealis at night.  During the day there are special optical phenomena produced by light interacting with ice crystals suspended in the atmosphere.  This is a Halo, a Halo in Siberia.

The halo that we've captured have a white ring around the sun, but others occur elsewhere or even in opposite part of the sky.  Such phenomena were used as part of weather lore as an empirical means  weather forecasting before meteorology was developed.  It was supposed that rain will fall in the next 24 hours, as the cirrostraturs clouds that cause them can signify an approaching frontal system.

In the image that we captured, the Siberian halo is incomplete, but still shiny and beautiful.  

We have to get the most of Norilsk daylight hours while there are still plenty of them, because during winter we can have days and even weeks of complete darkness. 

We have to adapt and keep our lives under these conditions. We all like to enjoy every part of the year, whether it is a shiny day or a the darkest night.