Home   Sun & Moon   USA   Dover

Flag for USA Dover, DE, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 82.3%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 10, 2016 at 6:07:28 am


Sunrise Today: 7:11 am 119° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:39 pm 241° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 2:27 pm 79° East
Moonset Today: 2:52 am 279° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 28 minutes (-41s)

Location of DoverLocation

Today's Sun Position in Dover

The Sun's altitude in Dover 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

6:07 am

Altitude

-12.0°

Heading

110° E

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length

9h 28m 24s

Change since

Yesterday: -41s

Winter: +3m 36s

Summer: -5h 27m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Dover Today

12 am
2 am
4 am
6 am
8 am
10 am
12 pm
2 pm
4 pm
6 pm
8 pm
10 pm

Day, night, and twilight times in Dover 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 – 5:35 am
Astro. Twilight5:35 am – 6:07 am
Nautical Twilight6:07 am – 6:41 am
Civil Twilight6:41 am – 7:11 am
Daylight7:11 am – 4:39 pm
Civil Twilight4:39 pm – 5:09 pm
Nautical Twilight5:09 pm – 5:43 pm
Astro. Twilight5:43 pm – 6:15 pm
Night6:15 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Dover - Next 7 Days

Scroll right to see more
2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 107:11 am4:39 pm9:28:24−0:4111:55 am (27.9°)91.532
Dec 117:12 am4:39 pm9:27:45−0:3811:56 am (27.8°)91.521
Dec 127:12 am4:40 pm9:27:11−0:3411:56 am (27.7°)91.510
Dec 137:13 am4:40 pm9:26:40−0:3111:57 am (27.7°)91.500
Dec 147:14 am4:40 pm9:26:12−0:2711:57 am (27.6°)91.491
Dec 157:15 am4:40 pm9:25:49−0:2311:58 am (27.6°)91.482
Dec 167:15 am4:41 pm9:25:29−0:1911:58 am (27.5°)91.474
* All times are local time for Dover. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

See full month's Sun

Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

Scroll right to see more
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 Dover time.

Sun Articles

Today's Moon in Dover

The Moon's path in Dover 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

6:07 am

Altitude

-32.8°

Heading

315° NW

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

82.3%

Moon in Dover - Next 7 days

Scroll right to see more
2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 10-2:52 am2:27 pm9:11 pm(60.5°)224,68287.6%
Dec 11-4:03 am3:10 pm10:08 pm(64.4°)223,14694.6%
Dec 12-5:15 am3:57 pm11:09 pm(67.4°)222,75998.8%
Dec 13-6:25 am4:51 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 14-7:32 am5:50 pm12:10 am(69.1°)223,62899.8%
Dec 15-8:33 am6:53 pm1:12 am(69.3°)225,70097.6%
Dec 16-9:26 am7:59 pm2:12 am(68.2°)228,76392.5%
* All times are local time for Dover. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

See full month's Moon

Advertising

Moon Articles

Planets Visible in the Sky in Dover This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Dec 10, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 8:52 amSat 6:00 pmSat 1:26 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSat 10:21 amSat 7:57 pmSat 3:09 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 11:14 amSat 9:41 pmSat 4:27 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 2:11 amSat 1:35 pmSat 7:53 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 7:08 amSat 4:42 pmSat 11:55 amExtremely difficult to see
UranusSat 1:32 pmSun 2:25 amSat 7:59 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 11:54 amSat 11:00 pmSat 5:27 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Dover.

More about the planets visible in the night sky in Dover