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Flag for USA Houston, TX, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 18.0%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 3, 2016 at 6:11:01 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:01 am 115° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:22 pm 245° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 10:10 am 110° Southeast
Moonset Today: 9:10 pm 251° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 20 minutes (-44s)

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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 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

6:11 pm

Altitude

-10.7°

Heading

250° W

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length

10h 20m 34s

Change since

Yesterday: -44s

Winter: +6m 33s

Summer: -3h 42m

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 – 7:01 am
Daylight7:01 am – 5:22 pm
Civil Twilight5:22 pm – 5:48 pm
Nautical Twilight5:48 pm – 6:17 pm
Astro. Twilight6:17 pm – 6:46 pm
Night6:46 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 37:01 am5:22 pm10:20:34−0:4412:12 pm (38.0°)91.621
Dec 47:02 am5:22 pm10:19:52−0:4212:12 pm (37.9°)91.607
Dec 57:03 am5:22 pm10:19:12−0:4012:12 pm (37.8°)91.594
Dec 67:03 am5:22 pm10:18:34−0:3712:13 pm (37.7°)91.580
Dec 77:04 am5:22 pm10:17:58−0:3512:13 pm (37.6°)91.567
Dec 87:05 am5:22 pm10:17:25−0:3312:14 pm (37.5°)91.555
Dec 97:06 am5:23 pm10:16:55−0:3012:14 pm (37.4°)91.543
* All times are local time for Houston. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 1911:30 pm
June SolsticeJun 205:34 pm
September EquinoxSep 229:21 am
December SolsticeDec 214:44 am
* 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 2016 Moon Phases

6:11 pm

Altitude

30.7°

Heading

222° SW

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

18.0%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 310:10 am9:10 pm-3:39 pm(42.5°)245,54717.2%
Dec 410:54 am10:06 pm-4:28 pm(44.9°)242,97525.7%
Dec 511:35 am11:03 pm-5:17 pm(48.0°)240,02735.4%
Dec 612:15 pm--6:06 pm(51.8°)236,78046.1%
Dec 7-12:01 am12:55 pm6:55 pm(56.2°)233,37257.3%
Dec 8-1:02 am1:34 pm7:46 pm(60.9°)230,01468.5%
Dec 9-2:04 am2:15 pm8:38 pm(65.7°)226,97779.0%
* All times are local time for Houston. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Houston This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Dec 3, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 8:36 amSat 6:34 pmSat 1:35 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSat 10:16 amSat 8:28 pmSat 3:21 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 11:31 amSat 10:17 pmSat 4:54 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 2:44 amSun 2:21 pmSun 8:32 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 7:25 amSun 5:44 pmSun 12:35 pmNot visible
UranusSat 2:27 pmSun 3:05 amSat 8:46 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 12:32 pmSat 11:55 pmSat 6:13 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

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