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

Moon: 0.5%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Dec 22, 2014 at 6:15:43 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:15 AM 121° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:23 PM 239° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 7:27 AM 115° Southeast
Moonset Today: 5:33 PM 246° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 7 minutes (+1s)

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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

6:15 AM

Altitude

-10.5°

Heading

112° SE

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length
9h 7m 45s

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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 – 5:34 AM
Astro. Twilight5:34 AM – 6:08 AM
Nautical Twilight6:08 AM – 6:44 AM
Civil Twilight6:44 AM – 7:15 AM
Daylight7:15 AM – 4:23 PM
Civil Twilight4:23 PM – 4:55 PM
Nautical Twilight4:55 PM – 5:30 PM
Astro. Twilight5:30 PM – 6:04 PM
Night6:04 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Chicago - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Dec 227:15 AM4:23 PM9:07:45+0:0111:49 AM (24.7°)91.447
Dec 237:16 AM4:24 PM9:07:50+0:0511:50 AM (24.7°)91.441
Dec 247:16 AM4:24 PM9:08:00+0:0911:50 AM (24.7°)91.436
Dec 257:17 AM4:25 PM9:08:14+0:1311:51 AM (24.8°)91.431
Dec 267:17 AM4:25 PM9:08:32+0:1811:51 AM (24.8°)91.426
Dec 277:17 AM4:26 PM9:08:54+0:2211:52 AM (24.8°)91.422
Dec 287:18 AM4:27 PM9:09:21+0:2611:52 AM (24.9°)91.418
* All times are in local Chicago time.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2011:57 AM
June SolsticeJun 215:51 AM
September EquinoxSep 229:29 PM
December SolsticeDec 215:03 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 2014 Moon Phases

6:15 AM

Altitude

-12.6°

Heading

104° E

Phase

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent Illuminated

0.5%

Moon in Chicago - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Dec 227:27 AM5:33 PM-12:29 PM(29.1°)228,2170.9%
Dec 238:19 AM6:41 PM-1:27 PM(31.0°)227,0074.4%
Dec 249:05 AM7:51 PM-2:25 PM(34.0°)226,69910.6%
Dec 259:46 AM9:02 PM-3:21 PM(37.9°)227,21819.3%
Dec 2610:24 AM10:13 PM-4:14 PM(42.3°)228,40929.6%
Dec 2710:59 AM11:22 PM-5:06 PM(47.0°)230,08341.0%
Dec 2811:33 AM--5:57 PM(51.6°)232,05752.6%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Chicago time.

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