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Moon Distances for Washington DC, USA - District of Columbia

The Moon Distance Calculator calculates the approximate minumum and maximum distances from the Moon to the Earth.

The Moon's distance to Earth varies. The two extreme points of the Moon’s orbit each month are known as the lunar perigee and apogee. The table below shows the time of lunar perigee and apogee.

Closest Approach (Perigee)

DateLocal TimeDistance in kmDistance in miles
Jan 217:09 pm362,792 km225,428 mi
Feb 192:24 am358,247 km222,604 mi
Mar 193:07 pm356,575 km221,565 mi
Apr 172:00 am358,090 km222,507 mi
May 157:23 am362,135 km225,020 mi
Jun 119:40 pm367,189 km228,161 mi
Jul 79:53 am369,570 km229,640 mi
Aug 25:04 pm365,761 km227,273 mi
Aug 301:36 pm360,858 km224,227 mi
Sep 279:03 pm357,557 km222,176 mi
Oct 268:27 am357,052 km221,862 mi
Nov 236:21 pm359,691 km223,502 mi
Dec 219:59 pm364,800 km226,676 mi
* Distances are approximate. Closest Approach (Perigee) is highlighted.

Furthest Apart (Apogee)

DateLocal TimeDistance in kmDistance in miles
Jan 1012:37 am404,977 km251,641 mi
Feb 66:11 pm405,924 km252,229 mi
Mar 62:49 am406,583 km252,639 mi
Apr 25:00 am406,656 km252,684 mi
Apr 292:00 pm406,039 km252,301 mi
May 275:57 am405,003 km251,657 mi
Jun 2412:12 am404,271 km251,203 mi
Jul 216:45 pm404,355 km251,254 mi
Aug 1812:21 pm405,161 km251,755 mi
Sep 152:23 am406,065 km252,317 mi
Oct 127:42 am406,434 km252,546 mi
Nov 88:19 am406,177 km252,387 mi
Dec 58:12 pm405,414 km251,912 mi
* Distances are approximate. Furthest Apart (Apogee) is highlighted.

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