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

Moon: 94.5%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: May 6, 2015 at 6:30:56 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:28 AM 70° East
Sunset Today: 8:05 PM 291° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 10:35 PM 112° Southeast
Moonset Today: 8:27 AM 249° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 36 minutes (+1m 38s)

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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

6:30 AM

Altitude

0.2°

Heading

70° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 36m 54s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 38s

Winter: +3h 37m

Summer: -41m 59s

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 – 4:56 AM
Astro. Twilight4:56 AM – 5:30 AM
Nautical Twilight5:30 AM – 6:02 AM
Civil Twilight6:02 AM – 6:28 AM
Daylight6:28 AM – 8:05 PM
Civil Twilight8:05 PM – 8:32 PM
Nautical Twilight8:32 PM – 9:04 PM
Astro. Twilight9:04 PM – 9:37 PM
Night9:37 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Charleston - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
May 66:28 AM8:05 PM13:36:54+1:381:16 PM (73.8°)93.773
May 76:27 AM8:06 PM13:38:31+1:361:16 PM (74.1°)93.795
May 86:27 AM8:07 PM13:40:06+1:351:16 PM (74.3°)93.818
May 96:26 AM8:07 PM13:41:40+1:341:16 PM (74.6°)93.840
May 106:25 AM8:08 PM13:43:13+1:321:16 PM (74.9°)93.863
May 116:24 AM8:09 PM13:44:45+1:311:16 PM (75.1°)93.885
May 126:23 AM8:10 PM13:46:15+1:301:16 PM (75.4°)93.906
* 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

6:30 AM

Altitude

19.6°

Heading

231° SW

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

94.5%

Moon in Charleston - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
May 6-8:27 AM10:35 PM3:04 AM(38.9°)240,95695.1%
May 7-9:18 AM11:28 PM3:56 AM(38.2°)238,77689.4%
May 8-10:14 AM-4:50 AM(38.5°)236,63881.6%
May 912:19 AM11:13 AM-5:45 AM(39.9°)234,56872.1%
May 101:07 AM12:15 PM-6:39 AM(42.3°)232,60161.3%
May 111:52 AM1:18 PM-7:33 AM(45.7°)230,79849.7%
May 122:34 AM2:23 PM-8:26 AM(49.8°)229,25637.9%
* 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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