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

Moon: 23.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 18, 2014 at 7:56:38 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:59 AM 87° East
Sunset Today: 7:17 PM 273° West


Moonrise Today: 1:57 AM 69° East
Moonset Today: 4:00 PM 289° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 17 minutes (-2m 14s)

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Today's Sun Position in Raleigh

The Sun's altitude in Raleigh 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

7:56 PM

Altitude

-9.0°

Heading

279° W

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length
12h 17m 51s

-2m 14s shorter

Night, Twilight and Daylight times in Raleigh today

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Day, night and twilight times in Raleigh 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 – 5:33 AM
Astro. Twilight5:33 AM – 6:04 AM
Nautical Twilight6:04 AM – 6:34 AM
Civil Twilight6:34 AM – 6:59 AM
Daylight6:59 AM – 7:17 PM
Civil Twilight7:17 PM – 7:43 PM
Nautical Twilight7:43 PM – 8:13 PM
Astro. Twilight8:13 PM – 8:43 PM
Night8:43 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Raleigh - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 186:59 AM7:17 PM12:17:51−2:141:09 PM (55.9°)93.404
Sep 197:00 AM7:16 PM12:15:37−2:141:08 PM (55.5°)93.379
Sep 207:01 AM7:14 PM12:13:22−2:141:08 PM (55.2°)93.353
Sep 217:02 AM7:13 PM12:11:08−2:141:08 PM (54.8°)93.328
Sep 227:03 AM7:11 PM12:08:53−2:141:07 PM (54.4°)93.302
Sep 237:03 AM7:10 PM12:06:38−2:141:07 PM (54.0°)93.277
Sep 247:04 AM7:08 PM12:04:24−2:141:07 PM (53.6°)93.251
* All times are in local Raleigh time.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 10:29 PM in Raleigh.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:57 PM
June SolsticeJun 216:51 AM
September EquinoxSep 2210:29 PM
December SolsticeDec 216:03 PM
* All times are local Raleigh time.

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Today's moon in Raleigh

The Moon's path in Raleigh 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 2014 Moon Phases

7:56 PM

Altitude

-35.9°

Heading

335° N

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

23.4%

Moon in Raleigh - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Sep 181:57 AM4:00 PM-9:01 AM(69.6°)250,84827.2%
Sep 192:50 AM4:38 PM-9:46 AM(67.4°)251,88218.9%
Sep 203:44 AM5:12 PM-10:31 AM(64.5°)252,21011.9%
Sep 214:38 AM5:45 PM-11:14 AM(61.2°)251,9116.4%
Sep 225:32 AM6:17 PM-11:57 AM(57.5°)251,0902.4%
Sep 236:26 AM6:48 PM-12:40 PM(53.5°)249,8520.3%
Sep 247:22 AM7:20 PM-1:24 PM(49.6°)248,2910.2%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Raleigh time.

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