Flag for Australia Cairns, Qld, Australia — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 38.9%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 1, 2016 at 2:25:48 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:29 AM 74° East
Sunset Today: 5:59 PM 286° West


Moonrise Today: 12:37 AM 104° East
Moonset Today: 1:33 PM 258° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 29 minutes (-46s)

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Today's Sun Position in Cairns

The Sun's altitude in Cairns today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. Altitude and heading are displayed in the box on the right. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

2:25 PM

Altitude

44.3°

Heading

313° NW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 29m 18s

Change since

Yesterday: -46s

Winter: +22m 12s

Summer: -1h 39m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Cairns Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Cairns today. Black is nighttime, light blue is daytime. The darker blue shadings represent the twilight phases during dawn (left) and dusk (right). Hover over the graph for more information. How to use this

Night12:00 AM – 5:16 AM
Astro. Twilight5:16 AM – 5:41 AM
Nautical Twilight5:41 AM – 6:07 AM
Civil Twilight6:07 AM – 6:29 AM
Daylight6:29 AM – 5:59 PM
Civil Twilight5:59 PM – 6:21 PM
Nautical Twilight6:21 PM – 6:47 PM
Astro. Twilight6:47 PM – 7:12 PM
Night7:12 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cairns - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 16:29 AM5:59 PM11:29:18−0:4612:14 PM (57.9°)93.666
May 26:30 AM5:58 PM11:28:32−0:4612:14 PM (57.6°)93.690
May 36:30 AM5:58 PM11:27:46−0:4512:14 PM (57.3°)93.714
May 46:30 AM5:57 PM11:27:01−0:4512:14 PM (57.0°)93.737
May 56:30 AM5:57 PM11:26:17−0:4412:14 PM (56.7°)93.760
May 66:31 AM5:56 PM11:25:33−0:4312:14 PM (56.5°)93.783
May 76:31 AM5:56 PM11:24:50−0:4312:13 PM (56.2°)93.806
* All times are local time for Cairns. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 202:30 PM
June SolsticeJun 218:34 AM
September EquinoxSep 2312:21 AM
December SolsticeDec 218:44 PM
* All times are local Cairns time.

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Today's Moon in Cairns

The Moon's path in Cairns today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show times and headings of moonrise and moonset. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Year 2016 Moon Phases

2:25 PM

Altitude

-12.6°

Heading

254° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

38.9%

Moon in Cairns - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 112:37 AM1:33 PM-7:06 AM(85.3°)234,77442.2%
May 21:34 AM2:20 PM-7:58 AM(81.5°)231,16031.1%
May 32:32 AM3:07 PM-8:51 AM(77.1°)227,79820.7%
May 43:31 AM3:55 PM-9:45 AM(72.3°)225,01011.7%
May 54:32 AM4:45 PM-10:40 AM(67.3°)223,1114.9%
May 65:34 AM5:36 PM-11:37 AM(62.7°)222,3511.0%
May 76:38 AM6:30 PM-12:35 PM(58.8°)222,8600.3%
* All times are local time for Cairns. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Cairns This Coming Night

PlanetRiseSetMeridian
MercurySun 7:25 AMSun 6:36 PMSun 1:01 PM
VenusSun 5:48 AMSun 5:27 PMSun 11:38 AM
MarsSun 7:31 PMMon 8:29 AMMon 2:00 AM
JupiterSun 2:47 PMMon 2:30 AMSun 8:39 PM
SaturnSun 8:06 PMMon 9:02 AMMon 2:34 AM
UranusSun 5:08 AMSun 4:52 PMSun 11:00 AM
NeptuneSun 2:22 AMSun 2:44 PMSun 8:33 AM
PlutoSun 10:23 PMMon 11:19 AMMon 4:51 AM
* All times are local time for Cairns.

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