Earth will reach its closest point to the sun this year on January 5. At 1:48 AM, the sun will "only" be 91,398,199 miles away.

Earth's most distant point - will come in July. When it's 94,507,635 miles away from us.

Many people believe that Earth is closer to the sun in the summer and that is why it is hotter. Nope. It's all about Earth's tilt! Read more HERE.