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

Moon: 94.4%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Aug 2, 2015 at 5:19:57 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:41 AM 69° East
Sunset Today: 8:14 PM 291° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 9:57 PM 94° East
Moonset Today: 9:05 AM 263° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 32 minutes (-1m 19s)

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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

5:19 AM

Altitude

-16.6°

Heading

57° NE

Phase

Astronomical Twilight

Day length

13h 32m 14s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 19s

Winter: +3h 18m

Summer: -31m 18s

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 – 5:12 AM
Astro. Twilight5:12 AM – 5:45 AM
Nautical Twilight5:45 AM – 6:16 AM
Civil Twilight6:16 AM – 6:41 AM
Daylight6:41 AM – 8:14 PM
Civil Twilight8:14 PM – 8:39 PM
Nautical Twilight8:39 PM – 9:10 PM
Astro. Twilight9:10 PM – 9:43 PM
Night9:43 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Houston - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Aug 26:41 AM8:14 PM13:32:14−1:191:28 PM (77.9°)94.332
Aug 36:42 AM8:13 PM13:30:53−1:211:28 PM (77.7°)94.320
Aug 46:43 AM8:12 PM13:29:30−1:221:28 PM (77.4°)94.308
Aug 56:43 AM8:11 PM13:28:07−1:231:27 PM (77.1°)94.295
Aug 66:44 AM8:11 PM13:26:42−1:241:27 PM (76.9°)94.282
Aug 76:44 AM8:10 PM13:25:17−1:251:27 PM (76.6°)94.269
Aug 86:45 AM8:09 PM13:23:50−1:261:27 PM (76.3°)94.255
* 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

5:19 AM

Altitude

41.4°

Heading

225° SW

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

94.4%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Aug 2-9:05 AM9:57 PM3:06 AM(52.4°)225,02694.9%
Aug 3-10:11 AM10:40 PM4:01 AM(57.1°)225,43688.1%
Aug 4-11:16 AM11:22 PM4:55 AM(62.0°)226,72479.0%
Aug 5-12:19 PM-5:48 AM(66.6°)228,68868.3%
Aug 612:05 AM1:22 PM-6:41 AM(70.7°)231,10256.9%
Aug 712:50 AM2:23 PM-7:34 AM(74.1°)233,74945.2%
Aug 81:36 AM3:22 PM-8:28 AM(76.6°)236,45734.2%
* 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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