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Flag for USA Tacoma, WA, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 9.6%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 2, 2016 at 10:18:21 am


Sunrise Today: 7:38 am 123° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:21 pm 237° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 9:58 am 118° Southeast
Moonset Today: 7:28 pm 243° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 8 hours, 43 minutes (-1m 35s)

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Today's Sun Position in Tacoma

The Sun's altitude in Tacoma 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

10:18 am

Altitude

17.1°

Heading

156° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length

8h 43m 23s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 35s

Winter: +14m 54s

Summer: -7h 12m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Tacoma Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Tacoma 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 – 5:47 am
Astro. Twilight5:47 am – 6:24 am
Nautical Twilight6:24 am – 7:03 am
Civil Twilight7:03 am – 7:38 am
Daylight7:38 am – 4:21 pm
Civil Twilight4:21 pm – 4:56 pm
Nautical Twilight4:56 pm – 5:34 pm
Astro. Twilight5:34 pm – 6:11 pm
Night6:11 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Tacoma - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 27:38 am4:21 pm8:43:23−1:3511:59 am (20.7°)91.635
Dec 37:39 am4:21 pm8:41:52−1:3012:00 pm (20.6°)91.620
Dec 47:40 am4:20 pm8:40:26−1:2612:00 pm (20.4°)91.606
Dec 57:41 am4:20 pm8:39:04−1:2112:01 pm (20.3°)91.593
Dec 67:42 am4:20 pm8:37:46−1:1712:01 pm (20.2°)91.579
Dec 77:43 am4:20 pm8:36:34−1:1212:02 pm (20.1°)91.566
Dec 87:44 am4:20 pm8:35:26−1:0712:02 pm (20.0°)91.554
* All times are local time for Tacoma. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 199:30 pm
June SolsticeJun 203:34 pm
September EquinoxSep 227:21 am
December SolsticeDec 212:44 am
* All times are local Tacoma time.

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Today's Moon in Tacoma

The Moon's path in Tacoma 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

10:18 am

Altitude

2.3°

Heading

122° SE

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

9.6%

Moon in Tacoma - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 29:58 am7:28 pm-2:42 pm(23.6°)247,56610.7%
Dec 310:41 am8:25 pm-3:31 pm(25.1°)245,36717.8%
Dec 411:19 am9:27 pm-4:20 pm(27.4°)242,76626.4%
Dec 511:53 am10:32 pm-5:09 pm(30.6°)239,79236.2%
Dec 612:25 pm11:40 pm-5:58 pm(34.5°)236,52747.0%
Dec 712:55 pm--6:47 pm(38.8°)233,11558.2%
Dec 8-12:50 am1:25 pm7:38 pm(43.5°)229,77169.3%
* All times are local time for Tacoma. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Tacoma This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Dec 2, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 9:23 amFri 5:20 pmFri 1:21 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 10:57 amFri 7:21 pmFri 3:09 pmGreat visibility
MarsFri 11:56 amFri 9:30 pmFri 4:43 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 2:49 amFri 2:05 pmFri 8:27 amFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 8:08 amFri 4:51 pmFri 12:29 pmNot visible
UranusFri 2:03 pmSat 3:13 amFri 8:38 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 12:42 pmFri 11:29 pmFri 6:05 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Tacoma.

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