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Flag for USA Chico, CA, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 62.4%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 8, 2016 at 4:12:34 am


Sunrise Today: 7:16 am 119° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:43 pm 240° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 1:23 pm 90° East
Moonset Today: 12:50 am 267° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 26 minutes (-49s)

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Today's Sun Position in Chico

The Sun's altitude in Chico 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

4:12 am

Altitude

-34.5°

Heading

92° E

Phase

Night

Day length

9h 26m 25s

Change since

Yesterday: -49s

Winter: +5m 5s

Summer: -5h 32m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Chico Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Chico 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 – 5:40 am
Astro. Twilight5:40 am – 6:12 am
Nautical Twilight6:12 am – 6:46 am
Civil Twilight6:46 am – 7:16 am
Daylight7:16 am – 4:43 pm
Civil Twilight4:43 pm – 5:13 pm
Nautical Twilight5:13 pm – 5:47 pm
Astro. Twilight5:47 pm – 6:19 pm
Night6:19 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Chico - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 87:16 am4:43 pm9:26:25−0:4912:00 pm (27.5°)91.554
Dec 97:17 am4:43 pm9:25:39−0:4612:00 pm (27.4°)91.542
Dec 107:18 am4:43 pm9:24:57−0:4212:01 pm (27.3°)91.530
Dec 117:19 am4:43 pm9:24:18−0:3812:01 pm (27.2°)91.519
Dec 127:20 am4:43 pm9:23:43−0:3512:01 pm (27.2°)91.509
Dec 137:20 am4:43 pm9:23:12−0:3112:02 pm (27.1°)91.499
Dec 147:21 am4:44 pm9:22:44−0:2712:02 pm (27.0°)91.490
* All times are local time for Chico. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 199:30 pm
June SolsticeJun 203:34 pm
September EquinoxSep 227:21 am
December SolsticeDec 212:44 am
* All times are local Chico time.

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Today's Moon in Chico

The Moon's path in Chico 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

4:12 am

Altitude

-36.2°

Heading

303° NW

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

62.4%

Moon in Chico - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 8-12:50 am1:23 pm7:36 pm(51.1°)229,77669.3%
Dec 9-1:57 am1:58 pm8:28 pm(55.9°)226,77579.7%
Dec 10-3:07 am2:37 pm9:23 pm(60.4°)224,42788.6%
Dec 11-4:18 am3:20 pm10:21 pm(64.3°)223,02895.3%
Dec 12-5:30 am4:08 pm11:22 pm(67.1°)222,80099.1%
Dec 13-6:41 am5:02 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 14-7:47 am6:02 pm12:24 am(68.6°)223,83099.7%
* All times are local time for Chico. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Chico This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Dec 8, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:59 amThu 6:00 pmThu 1:29 pmAverage visiblity
VenusThu 10:28 amThu 7:57 pmThu 3:12 pmGreat visibility
MarsThu 11:24 amThu 9:45 pmThu 4:35 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterThu 2:22 amThu 1:47 pmThu 8:05 amFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 7:21 amThu 4:52 pmThu 12:07 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusThu 1:44 pmFri 2:39 amThu 8:12 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 12:07 pmThu 11:12 pmThu 5:39 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Chico.

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