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

Moon: 20.9%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jul 30, 2016 at 2:03:20 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:43 AM 71° East
Sunset Today: 6:04 PM 289° West


Moonrise Today: 2:59 AM 72° East
Moonset Today: 2:40 PM 289° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 20 minutes (+38s)

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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

2:03 AM

Altitude

-66.2°

Heading

82° E

Phase

Night

Day length

11h 20m 47s

Change since

Yesterday: +38s

Winter: +13m 40s

Summer: -1h 47m

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 – 5:28 AM
Astro. Twilight5:28 AM – 5:54 AM
Nautical Twilight5:54 AM – 6:20 AM
Civil Twilight6:20 AM – 6:43 AM
Daylight6:43 AM – 6:04 PM
Civil Twilight6:04 PM – 6:27 PM
Nautical Twilight6:27 PM – 6:53 PM
Astro. Twilight6:53 PM – 7:19 PM
Night7:19 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cairns - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
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
Aug 36:41 AM6:05 PM11:23:27+0:4112:23 PM (55.7°)94.324
Aug 46:41 AM6:05 PM11:24:09+0:4112:23 PM (55.9°)94.311
Aug 56:41 AM6:05 PM11:24:51+0:4212:23 PM (56.2°)94.298
* 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

2:03 AM

Altitude

-13.1°

Heading

75° E

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

20.9%

Moon in Cairns - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
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%
Aug 36:39 AM6:27 PM-12:32 PM(58.4°)238,1400.1%
Aug 47:25 AM7:21 PM-1:22 PM(61.7°)240,8271.9%
Aug 58:09 AM8:13 PM-2:10 PM(65.4°)243,5655.8%
* 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, Sat, Jul 30, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 8:03 AMSat 7:37 PMSat 1:50 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 7:40 AMSat 7:07 PMSat 1:24 PMFairly good visibility
MarsSat 12:56 PMSun 1:58 AMSat 7:27 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 9:19 AMSat 9:12 PMSat 3:15 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 1:50 PMSun 2:44 AMSat 8:17 PMPerfect visibility
UranusFri 11:27 PMSat 11:08 AMSat 5:17 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 8:28 PMSat 8:50 AMSat 2:39 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Cairns.

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