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

Moon: 84.6%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jul 24, 2016 at 1:03:05 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:45 AM 69° East
Sunset Today: 6:02 PM 290° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 10:07 PM 91° East
Moonset Today: 9:46 AM 266° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 17 minutes (+33s)

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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

1:03 AM

Altitude

-80.1°

Heading

71° E

Phase

Night

Day length

11h 17m 8s

Change since

Yesterday: +33s

Winter: +10m 1s

Summer: -1h 51m

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 – 5:56 AM
Nautical Twilight5:56 AM – 6:22 AM
Civil Twilight6:22 AM – 6:45 AM
Daylight6:45 AM – 6:02 PM
Civil Twilight6:02 PM – 6:25 PM
Nautical Twilight6:25 PM – 6:51 PM
Astro. Twilight6:51 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 246:45 AM6:02 PM11:17:08+0:3312:23 PM (53.3°)94.425
Jul 256:45 AM6:02 PM11:17:42+0:3412:23 PM (53.5°)94.417
Jul 266:44 AM6:03 PM11:18:18+0:3512:23 PM (53.7°)94.409
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
* 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

1:03 AM

Altitude

52.9°

Heading

76° E

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

84.6%

Moon in Cairns - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 24-9:46 AM10:07 PM3:29 AM(77.7°)231,98083.8%
Jul 25-10:32 AM11:04 PM4:21 AM(73.1°)230,88374.2%
Jul 26-11:17 AM-5:12 AM(68.4°)230,15263.3%
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%
* 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, Sun, Jul 24, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:54 AMSun 7:19 PMSun 1:36 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 7:38 AMSun 6:58 PMSun 1:18 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 1:12 PMMon 2:13 AMSun 7:42 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 9:39 AMSun 9:31 PMSun 3:35 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 2:14 PMMon 3:09 AMSun 8:41 PMPerfect visibility
UranusSat 11:50 PMSun 11:31 AMSun 5:41 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 8:52 PMSun 9:14 AMSun 3:03 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Cairns.

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