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

Moon: 87.7%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Mar 1, 2015 at 7:04:49 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:59 AM 99° East
Sunset Today: 6:19 PM 261° West


Moonrise Today: 2:55 PM 70° East
Moonset Today: 4:20 AM 291° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 20 minutes (+2m 26s)

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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

7:04 PM

Altitude

-9.9°

Heading

268° W

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length

11h 20m 35s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 26s

Winter: +1h 51m

Summer: -3h 29m

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 – 5:31 AM
Astro. Twilight5:31 AM – 6:02 AM
Nautical Twilight6:02 AM – 6:32 AM
Civil Twilight6:32 AM – 6:59 AM
Daylight6:59 AM – 6:19 PM
Civil Twilight6:19 PM – 6:46 PM
Nautical Twilight6:46 PM – 7:17 PM
Astro. Twilight7:17 PM – 7:47 PM
Night7:47 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Charleston - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Mar 16:59 AM6:19 PM11:20:35+2:2612:39 PM (44.2°)92.107
Mar 26:57 AM6:20 PM11:23:02+2:2612:39 PM (44.5°)92.129
Mar 36:56 AM6:21 PM11:25:29+2:2612:38 PM (44.9°)92.152
Mar 46:55 AM6:23 PM11:27:57+2:2712:38 PM (45.3°)92.175
Mar 56:53 AM6:24 PM11:30:25+2:2712:38 PM (45.7°)92.198
Mar 66:52 AM6:25 PM11:32:53+2:2812:38 PM (46.1°)92.222
Mar 76:50 AM6:26 PM11:35:22+2:2812:38 PM (46.5°)92.246
* All times are local time for Charleston. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Note that Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 2:00 AM and this is accounted for above.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 206:45 PM
June SolsticeJun 2112:38 PM
September EquinoxSep 234:20 AM
December SolsticeDec 2111:48 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

7:04 PM

Altitude

45.9°

Heading

110° SE

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

87.7%

Moon in Charleston - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Mar 1-4:20 AM2:55 PM10:00 PM(65.8°)250,35488.5%
Mar 2-4:59 AM3:50 PM10:45 PM(63.2°)251,56894.0%
Mar 3-5:34 AM4:45 PM11:29 PM(60.1°)252,28097.7%
Mar 4-6:07 AM5:40 PM---
Mar 5-6:38 AM6:35 PM12:12 AM(56.6°)252,53599.7%
Mar 6-7:09 AM7:30 PM12:55 AM(52.9°)252,36299.8%
Mar 7-7:39 AM8:25 PM1:37 AM(49.0°)251,76998.0%
* All times are local time for Charleston. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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