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Flag for Sri Lanka Jaffna, Sri Lanka — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 31.2%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 5, 2016 at 6:17:26 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:13 am 113° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:48 pm 247° West


Moonrise Today: 10:40 am 104° East
Moonset Today: 10:45 pm 257° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 35 minutes (-11s)

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Today's Sun Position in Jaffna

The Sun's altitude in Jaffna 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

6:17 pm

Altitude

-7.5°

Heading

248° W

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length

11h 35m 15s

Change since

Yesterday: -11s

Winter: +1m 32s

Summer: -1h 6m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Jaffna Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Jaffna 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 – 4:58 am
Astro. Twilight4:58 am – 5:24 am
Nautical Twilight5:24 am – 5:50 am
Civil Twilight5:50 am – 6:13 am
Daylight6:13 am – 5:48 pm
Civil Twilight5:48 pm – 6:11 pm
Nautical Twilight6:11 pm – 6:37 pm
Astro. Twilight6:37 pm – 7:03 pm
Night7:03 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Jaffna - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 56:13 am5:48 pm11:35:15−0:1112:01 pm (57.9°)91.600
Dec 66:14 am5:49 pm11:35:05−0:1012:01 pm (57.8°)91.587
Dec 76:14 am5:49 pm11:34:54−0:1012:02 pm (57.7°)91.573
Dec 86:15 am5:49 pm11:34:45−0:0912:02 pm (57.6°)91.561
Dec 96:15 am5:50 pm11:34:36−0:0812:02 pm (57.5°)91.548
Dec 106:16 am5:50 pm11:34:28−0:0812:03 pm (57.4°)91.537
Dec 116:16 am5:50 pm11:34:20−0:0712:03 pm (57.3°)91.525
* All times are local time for Jaffna. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2010:00 am
June SolsticeJun 214:04 am
September EquinoxSep 227:51 pm
December SolsticeDec 214:14 pm
* All times are local Jaffna time.

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Today's Moon in Jaffna

The Moon's path in Jaffna 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

6:17 pm

Altitude

57.2°

Heading

226° SW

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

31.2%

Moon in Jaffna - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 510:40 am10:45 pm-4:42 pm(66.7°)241,50730.5%
Dec 611:27 am11:36 pm-5:31 pm(70.3°)238,39240.8%
Dec 712:13 pm--6:20 pm(74.4°)235,04151.8%
Dec 8-12:28 am12:59 pm7:10 pm(79.0°)231,62863.1%
Dec 9-1:22 am1:47 pm8:01 pm(83.8°)228,39874.0%
Dec 10-2:17 am2:37 pm8:55 pm(88.5°)225,64583.9%
Dec 11-3:14 am3:29 pm9:51 pm(87.2°)223,68091.9%
* All times are local time for Jaffna. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Jaffna This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Dec 5, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 7:42 amMon 7:11 pmMon 1:26 pmAverage visiblity
VenusMon 9:25 amMon 8:58 pmMon 3:11 pmGreat visibility
MarsMon 10:50 amMon 10:32 pmMon 4:41 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 2:18 amTue 2:13 pmTue 8:16 amFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 6:32 amTue 6:04 pmTue 12:18 pmNot visible
UranusMon 2:22 pmTue 2:35 amMon 8:28 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 12:01 pmMon 11:51 pmMon 5:56 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Jaffna.

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