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

Moon: 82.5%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 2, 2015 at 2:36:56 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:59 AM 80° East
Sunset Today: 7:43 PM 279° West


Moonrise Today: 10:46 PM 76° East
Moonset Today: 11:11 AM 282° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 43 minutes (-1m 42s)

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Today's Sun Position in Houston

The Sun's altitude in Houston 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

2:36 AM

Altitude

-48.1°

Heading

29° NE

Phase

Night

Day length

12h 43m 39s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 42s

Winter: +2h 29m

Summer: -1h 19m

Night, Twilight and Daylight times in Houston today

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Day, night and twilight times in Houston 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 – 5:37 AM
Astro. Twilight5:37 AM – 6:06 AM
Nautical Twilight6:06 AM – 6:35 AM
Civil Twilight6:35 AM – 6:59 AM
Daylight6:59 AM – 7:43 PM
Civil Twilight7:43 PM – 8:07 PM
Nautical Twilight8:07 PM – 8:35 PM
Astro. Twilight8:35 PM – 9:05 PM
Night9:05 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Houston - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 26:59 AM7:43 PM12:43:39−1:421:21 PM (68.1°)93.786
Sep 37:00 AM7:42 PM12:41:56−1:431:21 PM (67.7°)93.764
Sep 47:00 AM7:40 PM12:40:13−1:431:20 PM (67.3°)93.742
Sep 57:01 AM7:39 PM12:38:29−1:431:20 PM (67.0°)93.720
Sep 67:01 AM7:38 PM12:36:45−1:441:20 PM (66.6°)93.697
Sep 77:02 AM7:37 PM12:35:00−1:441:19 PM (66.2°)93.674
Sep 87:02 AM7:36 PM12:33:15−1:441:19 PM (65.9°)93.651
* All times are local time for Houston. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 205:46 PM
June SolsticeJun 2111:39 AM
September EquinoxSep 233:22 AM
December SolsticeDec 2110:49 PM
* All times are local Houston time.

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Today's moon in Houston

The Moon's path in Houston 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

2:36 AM

Altitude

56.0°

Heading

123° SE

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

82.5%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Sep 2-11:11 AM10:46 PM4:33 AM(69.1°)226,61681.7%
Sep 3-12:14 PM11:33 PM5:28 AM(72.8°)229,65571.5%
Sep 4-1:15 PM-6:23 AM(75.7°)233,07360.4%
Sep 512:22 AM2:13 PM-7:17 AM(77.5°)236,57949.1%
Sep 61:13 AM3:07 PM-8:10 AM(78.2°)239,94438.1%
Sep 72:05 AM3:57 PM-9:02 AM(77.9°)243,00328.1%
Sep 82:58 AM4:43 PM-9:52 AM(76.6°)245,66219.2%
* All times are local time for Houston. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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