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

Moon: 99.9%

Near Full Moon (Waning Gibbous)

Current Time: Mar 5, 2015 at 6:56:24 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:43 AM 97° East
Sunset Today: 6:23 PM 264° West


Moonrise Today: 6:34 PM 87° East
Moonset Today: 6:30 AM 275° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 40 minutes (+1m 46s)

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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

6:56 PM

Altitude

-8.2°

Heading

268° W

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length

11h 40m 12s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 46s

Winter: +1h 26m

Summer: -2h 23m

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 – 5:24 AM
Astro. Twilight5:24 AM – 5:52 AM
Nautical Twilight5:52 AM – 6:19 AM
Civil Twilight6:19 AM – 6:43 AM
Daylight6:43 AM – 6:23 PM
Civil Twilight6:23 PM – 6:47 PM
Nautical Twilight6:47 PM – 7:15 PM
Astro. Twilight7:15 PM – 7:43 PM
Night7:43 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Houston - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Mar 56:43 AM6:23 PM11:40:12+1:4612:33 PM (54.3°)92.199
Mar 66:42 AM6:24 PM11:41:59+1:4612:33 PM (54.7°)92.222
Mar 76:41 AM6:25 PM11:43:46+1:4712:32 PM (55.1°)92.246
Note: hours shift because clocks change forward 1 hour (See the note below this table for details)
Mar 87:40 AM7:25 PM11:45:33+1:471:32 PM (55.5°)92.271
Mar 97:39 AM7:26 PM11:47:21+1:471:32 PM (55.8°)92.295
Mar 107:37 AM7:27 PM11:49:09+1:471:32 PM (56.2°)92.320
Mar 117:36 AM7:27 PM11:50:56+1:471:31 PM (56.6°)92.345
* All times are local time for Houston. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Note that Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 2:00 AM and this is accounted for above.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 205:45 PM
June SolsticeJun 2111:38 AM
September EquinoxSep 233:20 AM
December SolsticeDec 2110:48 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

6:56 PM

Altitude

4.2°

Heading

90° E

Phase

Near Full Moon (Waning Gibbous)

Percent illuminated

99.9%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Mar 5-6:30 AM6:34 PM12:09 AM(65.0°)252,53699.7%
Mar 6-7:04 AM7:26 PM12:51 AM(61.3°)252,34799.7%
Mar 7-7:37 AM8:17 PM1:34 AM(57.5°)251,73897.9%
Note: hours shift because clocks change forward 1 hour (See the note below this table for details)
Mar 8-9:12 AM10:10 PM3:17 AM(53.7°)250,69394.1%
Mar 9-9:47 AM11:03 PM4:00 AM(50.1°)249,18888.7%
Mar 10-10:26 AM11:57 PM4:46 AM(46.9°)247,19881.6%
Mar 11-11:07 AM-5:33 AM(44.3°)244,71473.0%
* 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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