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Flag for New Zealand Wellington, New Zealand — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 24.2%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 5, 2016 at 7:28:34 am


Sunrise Today: 5:42 am 121° Southeast
Sunset Today: 8:42 pm 239° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 10:33 am 110° East
Moonset Today: 12:02 am 249° West


Daylight Hours: 15 hours (+1m 9s)

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Today's Sun Position in Wellington

The Sun's altitude in Wellington today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. Altitude and heading are displayed in a separate box. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

7:28 am

Altitude

17.7°

Heading

105° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length

15h 14s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 9s

Winter: +5h 48m

Summer: -9m 32s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Wellington Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Wellington 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 – 3:37 am
Astro. Twilight3:37 am – 4:26 am
Nautical Twilight4:26 am – 5:08 am
Civil Twilight5:08 am – 5:42 am
Daylight5:42 am – 8:42 pm
Civil Twilight8:42 pm – 9:15 pm
Nautical Twilight9:15 pm – 9:57 pm
Astro. Twilight9:57 pm – 10:47 pm
Night10:47 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Wellington - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 55:42 am8:42 pm15:00:14+1:091:12 pm (71.1°)91.604
Dec 65:41 am8:43 pm15:01:20+1:061:12 pm (71.2°)91.590
Dec 75:41 am8:44 pm15:02:22+1:021:12 pm (71.3°)91.577
Dec 85:41 am8:45 pm15:03:20+0:581:13 pm (71.4°)91.564
Dec 95:41 am8:46 pm15:04:15+0:541:13 pm (71.5°)91.552
Dec 105:41 am8:46 pm15:05:05+0:501:14 pm (71.6°)91.540
Dec 115:41 am8:47 pm15:05:52+0:461:14 pm (71.7°)91.528
* All times are local time for Wellington. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 205:30 pm
June SolsticeJun 2110:34 am
September EquinoxSep 232:21 am
December SolsticeDec 2111:44 pm
* All times are local Wellington time.

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Today's Moon in Wellington

The Moon's path in Wellington 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

7:28 am

Altitude

-27.0°

Heading

145° SE

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

24.2%

Moon in Wellington - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 5-12:02 am10:33 am5:40 pm(62.3°)242,27228.0%
Dec 6-12:40 am11:34 am6:29 pm(59.0°)239,24138.0%
Dec 7-1:16 am12:37 pm7:18 pm(55.0°)235,93848.9%
Dec 8-1:50 am1:43 pm8:07 pm(50.5°)232,52060.1%
Dec 9-2:23 am2:50 pm8:58 pm(45.7°)229,21471.2%
Dec 10-2:58 am4:00 pm9:51 pm(41.0°)226,30581.4%
Dec 11-3:34 am5:12 pm10:47 pm(36.6°)224,10490.0%
* All times are local time for Wellington. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Wellington This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Dec 5, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 6:52 amMon 10:21 pmMon 2:37 pmAverage visiblity
VenusMon 8:50 amMon 11:54 pmMon 4:22 pmGreat visibility
MarsMon 10:49 amTue 12:54 amMon 5:52 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 3:08 amMon 3:53 pmMon 9:31 amFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 6:09 amMon 8:57 pmMon 1:33 pmNot visible
UranusMon 4:05 pmTue 3:16 amMon 9:40 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 12:34 pmTue 1:41 amMon 7:08 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Wellington.

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