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

Moon: 5.9%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Dec 19, 2014 at 2:52:16 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:24 AM 123° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:16 PM 237° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 4:36 AM 112° Southeast
Moonset Today: 2:45 PM 246° West


Daylight Hours: 8 hours, 52 minutes (-12s)

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Today's Sun Position in Rapid City

The Sun's altitude in Rapid City 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

2:52 PM

Altitude

10.6°

Heading

222° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length
8h 52m 51s

-12s shorter

Night, Twilight and Daylight times in Rapid City today

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Day, night and twilight times in Rapid City 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 – 5:39 AM
Astro. Twilight5:39 AM – 6:14 AM
Nautical Twilight6:14 AM – 6:50 AM
Civil Twilight6:50 AM – 7:24 AM
Daylight7:24 AM – 4:16 PM
Civil Twilight4:16 PM – 4:50 PM
Nautical Twilight4:50 PM – 5:26 PM
Astro. Twilight5:26 PM – 6:01 PM
Night6:01 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Rapid City - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Dec 197:24 AM4:16 PM8:52:51−0:1211:50 AM (22.5°)91.466
Dec 207:24 AM4:17 PM8:52:43−0:0711:51 AM (22.5°)91.459
Dec 217:25 AM4:17 PM8:52:40−0:0311:51 AM (22.5°)91.453
Dec 227:25 AM4:18 PM8:52:41+0:0111:52 AM (22.5°)91.447
Dec 237:26 AM4:18 PM8:52:48+0:0611:52 AM (22.5°)91.441
Dec 247:26 AM4:19 PM8:52:58+0:1011:53 AM (22.6°)91.436
Dec 257:26 AM4:20 PM8:53:14+0:1511:53 AM (22.6°)91.431
* All times are in local Rapid City time.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 4:03 PM in Rapid City. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2010:57 AM
June SolsticeJun 214:51 AM
September EquinoxSep 228:29 PM
December SolsticeDec 214:03 PM
* All times are local Rapid City time.

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Today's moon in Rapid City

The Moon's path in Rapid City 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

2:52 PM

Altitude

-1.3°

Heading

248° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

5.9%

Moon in Rapid City - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Dec 194:36 AM2:45 PM-9:42 AM(28.7°)236,2687.1%
Dec 205:39 AM3:33 PM-10:37 AM(26.9°)232,9782.4%
Dec 216:40 AM4:29 PM-11:35 AM(26.3°)230,1930.3%
Dec 227:37 AM5:32 PM-12:34 PM(26.9°)228,1461.0%
Dec 238:28 AM6:41 PM-1:32 PM(28.9°)226,9754.6%
Dec 249:13 AM7:53 PM-2:30 PM(31.9°)226,70511.0%
Dec 259:53 AM9:05 PM-3:25 PM(35.9°)227,25719.7%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Rapid City time.

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