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

Moon: 4.2%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 21, 2014 at 9:14:12 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:39 AM 88° East
Sunset Today: 6:52 PM 271° West


Moonrise Today: 4:11 AM 78° East
Moonset Today: 5:32 PM 279° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 13 minutes (-3m)

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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

9:14 PM

Altitude

-25.6°

Heading

298° NW

Phase

Night

Day length
12h 13m 3s

-3m 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 – 5:01 AM
Astro. Twilight5:01 AM – 5:36 AM
Nautical Twilight5:36 AM – 6:10 AM
Civil Twilight6:10 AM – 6:39 AM
Daylight6:39 AM – 6:52 PM
Civil Twilight6:52 PM – 7:21 PM
Nautical Twilight7:21 PM – 7:55 PM
Astro. Twilight7:55 PM – 8:29 PM
Night8:29 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Rapid City - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 216:39 AM6:52 PM12:13:03−3:0012:46 PM (46.4°)93.327
Sep 226:40 AM6:50 PM12:10:02−3:0012:46 PM (46.1°)93.301
Sep 236:41 AM6:48 PM12:07:02−3:0012:45 PM (45.7°)93.275
Sep 246:42 AM6:46 PM12:04:01−3:0012:45 PM (45.3°)93.249
Sep 256:44 AM6:45 PM12:01:00−3:0012:44 PM (44.9°)93.223
Sep 266:45 AM6:43 PM11:57:59−3:0012:44 PM (44.5°)93.196
Sep 276:46 AM6:41 PM11:54:58−3:0012:44 PM (44.1°)93.170
* All times are in local Rapid City time.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 8:29 PM in Rapid City.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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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

9:14 PM

Altitude

-34.0°

Heading

324° NW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

4.2%

Moon in Rapid City - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Sep 214:11 AM5:32 PM-10:56 AM(52.6°)251,8716.0%
Sep 225:09 AM6:00 PM-11:39 AM(48.9°)251,0172.2%
Sep 236:07 AM6:28 PM-12:22 PM(45.0°)249,7550.3%
Sep 247:07 AM6:56 PM-1:05 PM(41.0°)248,1740.3%
Sep 258:07 AM7:26 PM-1:50 PM(37.2°)246,3412.4%
Sep 269:08 AM7:58 PM-2:36 PM(33.6°)244,2956.5%
Sep 2710:10 AM8:34 PM-3:25 PM(30.6°)242,05912.7%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Rapid City time.

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