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Flag for U.S.A. Boston, U.S.A. — Sunrise, sunset, moon times for today

Moon: 99.8%

Near Full Moon (Waxing Gibbous)

Current Time: Jul 1, 2015 at 5:13:57 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:11 AM 57° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:25 PM 303° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 7:51 PM 115° Southeast
Moonset Today: 4:56 AM 245° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 15 hours, 13 minutes (-36s)

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Today's Sun Position in Boston

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

Sun's current position over Earth

5:13 PM

Altitude

32.4°

Heading

273° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

15h 13m 47s

Change since

Yesterday: -36s

Winter: +6h 9m

Summer: -3m 18s

Night, Twilight and Daylight times in Boston today

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Day, night and twilight times in Boston 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 – 2:58 AM
Astro. Twilight2:58 AM – 3:52 AM
Nautical Twilight3:52 AM – 4:36 AM
Civil Twilight4:36 AM – 5:11 AM
Daylight5:11 AM – 8:25 PM
Civil Twilight8:25 PM – 8:59 PM
Nautical Twilight8:59 PM – 9:44 PM
Astro. Twilight9:44 PM – 10:38 PM
Night10:38 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Boston - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Jul 15:11 AM8:25 PM15:13:47−0:3612:48 PM (70.7°)94.502
Jul 25:12 AM8:25 PM15:13:06−0:4012:48 PM (70.7°)94.504
Jul 35:12 AM8:24 PM15:12:21−0:4412:48 PM (70.6°)94.505
Jul 45:13 AM8:24 PM15:11:33−0:4812:49 PM (70.5°)94.506
Jul 55:13 AM8:24 PM15:10:40−0:5212:49 PM (70.4°)94.506
Jul 65:14 AM8:24 PM15:09:45−0:5512:49 PM (70.3°)94.507
Jul 75:15 AM8:23 PM15:08:45−0:5912:49 PM (70.2°)94.506
* All times are local time for Boston. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 206:46 PM
June SolsticeJun 2112:39 PM
September EquinoxSep 234:22 AM
December SolsticeDec 2111:49 PM
* All times are local Boston time.

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Today's moon in Boston

The Moon's path in Boston 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 2015 Moon Phases

5:13 PM

Altitude

-27.9°

Heading

91° E

Phase

Near Full Moon (Waxing Gibbous)

Percent illuminated

99.8%

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Jul 1-4:56 AM7:51 PM---
Jul 2-5:55 AM8:42 PM12:52 AM(28.8°)232,26199.8%
Jul 3-7:00 AM9:28 PM1:49 AM(30.5°)230,18998.1%
Jul 4-8:09 AM10:10 PM2:46 AM(33.3°)228,81593.6%
Jul 5-9:19 AM10:47 PM3:41 AM(37.0°)228,16786.6%
Jul 6-10:30 AM11:23 PM4:35 AM(41.3°)228,19577.4%
Jul 7-11:40 AM11:58 PM5:27 AM(46.0°)228,79766.6%
* All times are local time for Boston. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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