Flag for United Kingdom London, ENG, United Kingdom — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 86.4%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 10, 2016 at 10:44:59 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:55 am 127° Southeast
Sunset Today: 3:51 pm 232° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 2:03 pm 77° East
Moonset Today: 2:46 am 279° West


Daylight Hours: 7 hours, 56 minutes (-1m 12s)

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Today's Sun Position in London

The Sun's altitude in London 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

10:44 pm

Altitude

-58.6°

Heading

329° NW

Phase

Night

Day length

7h 56m 6s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 12s

Winter: +6m 25s

Summer: -8h 42m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in London Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in London 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 – 5:52 am
Astro. Twilight5:52 am – 6:33 am
Nautical Twilight6:33 am – 7:15 am
Civil Twilight7:15 am – 7:55 am
Daylight7:55 am – 3:51 pm
Civil Twilight3:51 pm – 4:31 pm
Nautical Twilight4:31 pm – 5:14 pm
Astro. Twilight5:14 pm – 5:55 pm
Night5:55 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in London - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 107:55 am3:51 pm7:56:06−1:1211:54 am (15.6°)91.534
Dec 117:56 am3:51 pm7:54:59−1:0611:54 am (15.5°)91.523
Dec 127:57 am3:51 pm7:53:59−1:0011:54 am (15.4°)91.512
Dec 137:58 am3:51 pm7:53:05−0:5411:55 am (15.4°)91.502
Dec 147:59 am3:51 pm7:52:17−0:4711:55 am (15.3°)91.493
Dec 158:00 am3:52 pm7:51:35−0:4111:56 am (15.3°)91.484
Dec 168:01 am3:52 pm7:51:00−0:3511:56 am (15.2°)91.476
* All times are local time for London. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 204:30 am
June SolsticeJun 2011:34 pm
September EquinoxSep 223:21 pm
December SolsticeDec 2110:44 am
* All times are local London time.

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Today's Moon in London

The Moon's path in London 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

10:44 pm

Altitude

42.2°

Heading

216° SW

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

86.4%

Moon in London - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 10-2:46 am2:03 pm8:57 pm(47.0°)225,12985.8%
Dec 11-4:06 am2:36 pm9:55 pm(51.1°)223,37993.3%
Dec 12-5:26 am3:15 pm10:54 pm(54.4°)222,73898.1%
Dec 13-6:44 am4:02 pm11:56 pm(56.3°)223,34299.8%
Dec 14-7:55 am4:57 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 15-8:57 am6:01 pm12:58 am(56.9°)225,17598.3%
Dec 16-9:49 am7:10 pm1:58 am(56.0°)228,05493.8%
* All times are local time for London. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in London This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Dec 10, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 9:43 amSun 5:07 pmSun 1:25 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSun 11:01 amSun 7:15 pmSun 3:08 pmGreat visibility
MarsSun 11:38 amSun 9:12 pmSun 4:25 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 2:17 amSun 1:21 pmSun 7:49 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 7:47 amSun 3:54 pmSun 11:51 amExtremely difficult to see
UranusSat 1:17 pmSun 2:39 amSat 7:58 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 12:05 pmSun 10:40 pmSun 5:22 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for London.

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