By KTVA CBS 11 News

8:31 PM January 22, 2014 Email @KTVA

The sun was out for 23 minutes, forecasters say

BARROW – After 68 days in the dark, Barrow residents got a sunny surprise Wednesday.

The northernmost town in the United States finally saw its first sunrise since Nov. 18, 2013.

Forecasters said the sun rose at 1:28 p.m. and stayed up for a whopping 23 minutes.

By tomorrow, the town will have one hour and 18 minutes of daylight.