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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 105:27 am360,048 km223,723 mi
Feb 77:15 am365,318 km226,998 mi
Mar 56:19 pm369,957 km229,881 mi
Mar 3011:51 pm367,504 km228,356 mi
Apr 273:51 pm362,268 km225,103 mi
May 259:43 pm358,377 km222,685 mi
Jun 237:10 am356,991 km221,824 mi
Jul 214:22 pm358,401 km222,700 mi
Aug 189:25 pm362,264 km225,100 mi
Sep 1512:30 pm367,391 km228,286 mi
Oct 107:14 pm369,814 km229,792 mi
Nov 64:21 am365,361 km227,025 mi
Dec 45:08 am360,067 km223,735 mi
* Distances are approximate. Closest Approach (Perigee) is highlighted.

Furthest Apart (Apogee)

DateLocal TimeDistance in kmDistance in miles
Jan 225:50 am405,311 km251,848 mi
Feb 191:29 am404,472 km251,327 mi
Mar 1811:12 pm404,261 km251,196 mi
Apr 156:20 pm404,862 km251,570 mi
May 139:31 am405,825 km252,168 mi
Jun 95:39 pm406,486 km252,579 mi
Jul 68:35 pm406,490 km252,581 mi
Aug 34:53 am405,832 km252,173 mi
Aug 307:45 pm404,881 km251,581 mi
Sep 272:15 pm404,308 km251,225 mi
Oct 2510:24 am404,557 km251,380 mi
Nov 224:49 am405,443 km251,930 mi
Dec 196:48 pm406,269 km252,444 mi
* Distances are approximate. Furthest Apart (Apogee) is highlighted.



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