Home > Sun & Moon > USA > Charleston

Flag for USA Charleston, SC, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 13.1%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 28, 2016 at 4:53:09 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:52 AM 78° East
Sunset Today: 7:49 PM 282° West


Moonrise Today: 3:11 AM 68° East
Moonset Today: 5:16 PM 291° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 56 minutes (-1m 54s)

Location of CharlestonLocation

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

4:53 PM

Altitude

35.9°

Heading

257° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

12h 56m 45s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 54s

Winter: +2h 57m

Summer: -1h 22m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Charleston Today

12 AM
2 AM
4 AM
6 AM
8 AM
10 AM
12 PM
2 PM
4 PM
6 PM
8 PM
10 PM

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 – 5:26 AM
Astro. Twilight5:26 AM – 5:57 AM
Nautical Twilight5:57 AM – 6:27 AM
Civil Twilight6:27 AM – 6:52 AM
Daylight6:52 AM – 7:49 PM
Civil Twilight7:49 PM – 8:14 PM
Nautical Twilight8:14 PM – 8:44 PM
Astro. Twilight8:44 PM – 9:15 PM
Night9:15 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Charleston - Next 7 Days

Scroll right to see more
2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 286:52 AM7:49 PM12:56:45−1:541:21 PM (66.6°)93.883
Aug 296:53 AM7:48 PM12:54:50−1:541:20 PM (66.2°)93.862
Aug 306:53 AM7:46 PM12:52:55−1:551:20 PM (65.9°)93.840
Aug 316:54 AM7:45 PM12:50:59−1:551:20 PM (65.5°)93.819
Sep 16:55 AM7:44 PM12:49:03−1:551:20 PM (65.2°)93.796
Sep 26:55 AM7:43 PM12:47:07−1:561:19 PM (64.8°)93.774
Sep 36:56 AM7:41 PM12:45:10−1:561:19 PM (64.4°)93.751
* All times are local time for Charleston. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

See full month's Sun

Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

Scroll right to see more
2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:30 AM
June SolsticeJun 206:34 PM
September EquinoxSep 2210:21 AM
December SolsticeDec 215:44 AM
* All times are local Charleston time.

Sun Articles

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 2016 Moon Phases

4:53 PM

Altitude

3.7°

Heading

288° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

13.1%

Moon in Charleston - Next 7 days

Scroll right to see more
2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 283:11 AM5:16 PM-10:15 AM(74.8°)236,15515.2%
Aug 294:10 AM6:03 PM-11:08 AM(73.0°)238,2268.1%
Aug 305:08 AM6:46 PM-11:59 AM(70.4°)240,4073.1%
Aug 316:07 AM7:24 PM-12:48 PM(67.0°)242,6540.5%
Sep 17:04 AM8:00 PM-1:35 PM(63.3°)244,8970.1%
Sep 28:00 AM8:35 PM-2:20 PM(59.3°)247,0311.9%
Sep 38:55 AM9:08 PM-3:04 PM(55.2°)248,9235.7%
* 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.

See full month's Moon

Advertising

Moon Articles

Planets Visible in the Sky in Charleston This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Aug 28, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 8:46 AMSun 8:34 PMSun 2:40 PMVery difficult to see
VenusSun 8:39 AMSun 8:53 PMSun 2:46 PMFairly good visibility
MarsSun 2:38 PMMon 12:24 AMSun 7:31 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 8:36 AMSun 8:50 PMSun 2:43 PMAverage visiblity
SaturnSun 2:17 PMMon 12:30 AMSun 7:24 PMPerfect visibility
UranusSun 9:54 PMMon 10:43 AMMon 4:18 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 7:59 PMMon 7:19 AMMon 1:39 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Charleston.

Read About Asteroids & Meteor Showers