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

Moon: 50.6%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jul 27, 2016 at 7:59:50 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:44 AM 70° East
Sunset Today: 6:03 PM 290° West


Moonrise Today: 12:01 AM 82° East
Moonset Today: 12:05 PM 280° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 18 minutes (+36s)

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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

7:59 AM

Altitude

15.9°

Heading

64° NE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 18m 54s

Change since

Yesterday: +36s

Winter: +11m 48s

Summer: -1h 49m

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 – 5:29 AM
Astro. Twilight5:29 AM – 5:55 AM
Nautical Twilight5:55 AM – 6:21 AM
Civil Twilight6:21 AM – 6:44 AM
Daylight6:44 AM – 6:03 PM
Civil Twilight6:03 PM – 6:26 PM
Nautical Twilight6:26 PM – 6:52 PM
Astro. Twilight6:52 PM – 7:18 PM
Night7:18 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cairns - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 276:44 AM6:03 PM11:18:54+0:3612:23 PM (54.0°)94.400
Jul 286:44 AM6:03 PM11:19:31+0:3612:23 PM (54.2°)94.390
Jul 296:43 AM6:03 PM11:20:09+0:3712:23 PM (54.4°)94.381
Jul 306:43 AM6:04 PM11:20:47+0:3812:23 PM (54.7°)94.370
Jul 316:43 AM6:04 PM11:21:26+0:3912:23 PM (54.9°)94.360
Aug 16:42 AM6:04 PM11:22:06+0:3912:23 PM (55.2°)94.348
Aug 26:42 AM6:05 PM11:22:46+0:4012:23 PM (55.4°)94.336
* 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

7:59 AM

Altitude

51.6°

Heading

311° NW

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

50.6%

Moon in Cairns - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 2712:01 AM12:05 PM-6:04 AM(64.0°)229,76551.5%
Jul 281:00 AM12:54 PM-6:58 AM(60.1°)229,72339.6%
Jul 291:59 AM1:46 PM-7:53 AM(57.0°)230,04528.3%
Jul 302:59 AM2:40 PM-8:50 AM(54.9°)230,77418.3%
Jul 313:58 AM3:37 PM-9:47 AM(54.0°)231,95010.1%
Aug 14:55 AM4:34 PM-10:44 AM(54.4°)233,5954.2%
Aug 25:49 AM5:31 PM-11:39 AM(55.9°)235,6840.8%
* 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

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Jul 27, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 7:59 AMWed 7:29 PMWed 1:44 PMAverage visiblity
VenusWed 7:39 AMWed 7:03 PMWed 1:21 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 1:03 PMThu 2:05 AMWed 7:34 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 9:29 AMWed 9:21 PMWed 3:25 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 2:02 PMThu 2:57 AMWed 8:29 PMPerfect visibility
UranusTue 11:38 PMWed 11:19 AMWed 5:29 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 8:40 PMWed 9:02 AMWed 2:51 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Cairns.

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