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Flag for USA Charlotte, NC, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 55.4%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 7, 2016 at 3:37:58 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:19 am 118° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:11 pm 242° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 12:58 pm 96° East


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 51 minutes (-44s)

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Today's Sun Position in Charlotte

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

Sun's current position over Earth

3:37 pm

Altitude

14.8°

Heading

228° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

9h 51m 55s

Change since

Yesterday: -44s

Winter: +5m

Summer: -4h 40m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Charlotte Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Charlotte 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 – 5:49 am
Astro. Twilight5:49 am – 6:19 am
Nautical Twilight6:19 am – 6:51 am
Civil Twilight6:51 am – 7:19 am
Daylight7:19 am – 5:11 pm
Civil Twilight5:11 pm – 5:39 pm
Nautical Twilight5:39 pm – 6:11 pm
Astro. Twilight6:11 pm – 6:42 pm
Night6:42 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Charlotte - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 77:19 am5:11 pm9:51:55−0:4412:15 pm (32.1°)91.568
Dec 87:20 am5:11 pm9:51:13−0:4112:16 pm (32.0°)91.555
Dec 97:21 am5:11 pm9:50:34−0:3812:16 pm (31.9°)91.543
Dec 107:21 am5:11 pm9:49:59−0:3512:16 pm (31.8°)91.532
Dec 117:22 am5:12 pm9:49:26−0:3212:17 pm (31.7°)91.520
Dec 127:23 am5:12 pm9:48:56−0:2912:17 pm (31.7°)91.510
Dec 137:24 am5:12 pm9:48:30−0:2612:18 pm (31.6°)91.500
* All times are local time for Charlotte. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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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 Charlotte time.

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Today's Moon in Charlotte

The Moon's path in Charlotte 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

3:37 pm

Altitude

29.5°

Heading

121° SE

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

55.4%

Moon in Charlotte - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 712:58 pm--6:55 pm(50.5°)233,51156.9%
Dec 8-12:59 am1:34 pm7:46 pm(55.2°)230,14668.1%
Dec 9-2:04 am2:13 pm8:38 pm(59.9°)227,09078.6%
Dec 10-3:11 am2:53 pm9:33 pm(64.5°)224,65287.7%
Dec 11-4:20 am3:38 pm10:31 pm(68.5°)223,13294.7%
Dec 12-5:30 am4:27 pm11:31 pm(71.5°)222,76398.8%
Dec 13-6:39 am5:22 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
* All times are local time for Charlotte. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Charlotte This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Dec 7, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 8:59 amWed 6:29 pmWed 1:44 pmAverage visiblity
VenusWed 10:32 amWed 8:23 pmWed 3:27 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 11:35 amWed 10:09 pmWed 4:52 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterThu 2:36 amThu 2:06 pmThu 8:21 amFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 7:29 amWed 5:24 pmWed 12:26 pmNot visible
UranusWed 2:09 pmThu 2:55 amWed 8:32 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 12:23 pmWed 11:36 pmWed 6:00 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Charlotte.

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