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Moon: 85.6%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: May 25, 2016 at 2:54:12 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:06 AM 59° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:10 PM 301° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 11:15 PM 114° Southeast
Moonset Today: 8:21 AM 245° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 15 hours, 3 minutes (+1m 41s)

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Today's Sun Position in Portland

The Sun's altitude in Portland 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

2:54 PM

Altitude

53.9°

Heading

242° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

15h 3m 37s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 41s

Winter: +6h 7m

Summer: -23m 3s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Portland Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Portland 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 – 2:56 AM
Astro. Twilight2:56 AM – 3:48 AM
Nautical Twilight3:48 AM – 4:32 AM
Civil Twilight4:32 AM – 5:06 AM
Daylight5:06 AM – 8:10 PM
Civil Twilight8:10 PM – 8:45 PM
Nautical Twilight8:45 PM – 9:29 PM
Astro. Twilight9:29 PM – 10:22 PM
Night10:22 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Portland - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 255:06 AM8:10 PM15:03:37+1:4112:38 PM (67.5°)94.164
May 265:06 AM8:11 PM15:05:16+1:3812:38 PM (67.6°)94.181
May 275:05 AM8:12 PM15:06:52+1:3512:38 PM (67.8°)94.198
May 285:04 AM8:13 PM15:08:24+1:3212:38 PM (67.9°)94.214
May 295:04 AM8:14 PM15:09:53+1:2912:39 PM (68.1°)94.230
May 305:03 AM8:15 PM15:11:19+1:2512:39 PM (68.2°)94.246
May 315:03 AM8:15 PM15:12:41+1:2212:39 PM (68.4°)94.261
* All times are local time for Portland. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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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 Portland time.

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Today's Moon in Portland

The Moon's path in Portland 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

2:54 PM

Altitude

-62.2°

Heading

332° NW

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

85.6%

Moon in Portland - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 25-8:21 AM11:15 PM3:24 AM(27.3°)244,25488.8%
May 26-9:19 AM11:57 PM4:15 AM(28.6°)241,85881.4%
May 27-10:21 AM-5:06 AM(30.8°)239,22872.3%
May 2812:35 AM11:25 AM-5:57 AM(33.9°)236,41662.0%
May 291:11 AM12:32 PM-6:48 AM(37.8°)233,51950.8%
May 301:45 AM1:41 PM-7:39 AM(42.2°)230,68639.2%
May 312:18 AM2:52 PM-8:31 AM(46.9°)228,11928.0%
* All times are local time for Portland. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Portland This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, May 25, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 4:27 AMWed 6:12 PMWed 11:20 AMVery difficult
VenusWed 5:00 AMWed 7:50 PMWed 12:25 PMSlightly difficult
MarsWed 7:43 PMThu 4:50 AMThu 12:16 AMPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 12:55 PMThu 1:59 AMWed 7:27 PMPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 8:36 PMThu 5:53 AMThu 1:14 AMPerfect visibility
UranusWed 3:18 AMWed 4:27 PMWed 9:52 AMDifficult
NeptuneThu 1:46 AMThu 12:50 PMThu 7:18 AMVery difficult
* All times are local time for Portland.

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