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

Moon: 47.0%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 5, 2015 at 12:52:49 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:57 AM 81° East
Sunset Today: 7:40 PM 278° West


Moonrise Today: 12:13 AM 70° East
Moonset Today: 2:15 PM 291° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 42 minutes (-1m 57s)

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Today's Sun Position in Charleston

The Sun's altitude in Charleston 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

12:52 PM

Altitude

63.3°

Heading

166° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length

12h 42m 45s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 57s

Winter: +2h 43m

Summer: -1h 36m

Night, Twilight and Daylight times in Charleston today

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Day, night and twilight times in Charleston 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 – 5:32 AM
Astro. Twilight5:32 AM – 6:02 AM
Nautical Twilight6:02 AM – 6:32 AM
Civil Twilight6:32 AM – 6:57 AM
Daylight6:57 AM – 7:40 PM
Civil Twilight7:40 PM – 8:05 PM
Nautical Twilight8:05 PM – 8:34 PM
Astro. Twilight8:34 PM – 9:04 PM
Night9:04 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Charleston - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 56:57 AM7:40 PM12:42:45−1:571:18 PM (64.0°)93.721
Sep 66:57 AM7:38 PM12:40:47−1:571:18 PM (63.6°)93.698
Sep 76:58 AM7:37 PM12:38:50−1:571:18 PM (63.2°)93.675
Sep 86:59 AM7:36 PM12:36:52−1:581:17 PM (62.8°)93.652
Sep 96:59 AM7:34 PM12:34:53−1:581:17 PM (62.5°)93.629
Sep 107:00 AM7:33 PM12:32:55−1:581:17 PM (62.1°)93.605
Sep 117:01 AM7:32 PM12:30:56−1:581:16 PM (61.7°)93.581
* All times are local time for Charleston. 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 Charleston time.

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Today's moon in Charleston

The Moon's path in Charleston 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

12:52 PM

Altitude

15.2°

Heading

281° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

47.0%

Moon in Charleston - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Sep 512:13 AM2:15 PM-7:13 AM(74.4°)236,43149.5%
Sep 61:03 AM3:09 PM-8:06 AM(75.1°)239,80538.6%
Sep 71:56 AM3:59 PM-8:58 AM(74.8°)242,87928.5%
Sep 82:49 AM4:44 PM-9:48 AM(73.6°)245,55719.6%
Sep 93:43 AM5:25 PM-10:36 AM(71.5°)247,79712.1%
Sep 104:37 AM6:03 PM-11:22 AM(68.7°)249,5946.3%
Sep 115:31 AM6:38 PM-12:07 PM(65.5°)250,9622.4%
* All times are local time for Charleston. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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