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

Moon: 98.5%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Mar 4, 2015 at 6:04:10 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:21 AM 98° East
Sunset Today: 5:44 PM 262° West


Moonrise Today: 5:02 PM 81° East
Moonset Today: 5:35 AM 281° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 23 minutes (+2m 47s)

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Today's Sun Position in Chicago

The Sun's altitude in Chicago 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

6:04 AM

Altitude

-2.3°

Heading

95° E

Phase

Civil Twilight

Day length

11h 23m 3s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 47s

Winter: +2h 15m

Summer: -3h 50m

Night, Twilight and Daylight times in Chicago today

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Day, night and twilight times in Chicago 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 – 4:49 AM
Astro. Twilight4:49 AM – 5:21 AM
Nautical Twilight5:21 AM – 5:53 AM
Civil Twilight5:53 AM – 6:21 AM
Daylight6:21 AM – 5:44 PM
Civil Twilight5:44 PM – 6:12 PM
Nautical Twilight6:12 PM – 6:44 PM
Astro. Twilight6:44 PM – 7:17 PM
Night7:17 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Chicago - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Mar 46:21 AM5:44 PM11:23:03+2:4712:02 PM (41.8°)92.175
Mar 56:19 AM5:45 PM11:25:51+2:4712:02 PM (42.2°)92.199
Mar 66:18 AM5:46 PM11:28:39+2:4812:02 PM (42.5°)92.222
Mar 76:16 AM5:48 PM11:31:27+2:4812:02 PM (42.9°)92.246
Note: hours shift because clocks change forward 1 hour (See the note below this table for details)
Mar 87:14 AM6:49 PM11:34:16+2:481:01 PM (43.3°)92.271
Mar 97:13 AM6:50 PM11:37:05+2:481:01 PM (43.7°)92.295
Mar 107:11 AM6:51 PM11:39:54+2:491:01 PM (44.1°)92.320
* All times are local time for Chicago. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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 205:45 PM
June SolsticeJun 2111:38 AM
September EquinoxSep 233:20 AM
December SolsticeDec 2110:48 PM
* All times are local Chicago time.

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Today's moon in Chicago

The Moon's path in Chicago 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

6:04 AM

Altitude

-6.1°

Heading

286° W

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

98.5%

Moon in Chicago - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Mar 4-5:35 AM5:02 PM11:37 PM(53.0°)252,53599.7%
Mar 5-6:05 AM5:58 PM---
Mar 6-6:34 AM6:55 PM12:20 AM(49.3°)252,35599.7%
Mar 7-7:02 AM7:52 PM1:02 AM(45.4°)251,75597.9%
Note: hours shift because clocks change forward 1 hour (See the note below this table for details)
Mar 8-8:31 AM9:49 PM1:45 AM(41.7°)250,72094.2%
Mar 9-9:02 AM10:47 PM3:29 AM(38.1°)249,22688.8%
Mar 10-9:36 AM11:45 PM4:14 AM(34.9°)247,24681.7%
* All times are local time for Chicago. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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