What Are Evening Hours?

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Evening hours are the hours of each day between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. — the time after office hours and just before the sun sets. For some, evening hours begin after 6 p.m., when working hours are over for the day.

Evening hours vary according to the seasons. In summer, evenings tend to be longer because the sun sets later during this part of the year. In winter, the sun sets earlier and shortens the evening. Evening hours tend to be cool in summer and cold in winter. For most people, this is time for relaxation and unwinding after a day of hard work.