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

Moon: 99.2%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Mar 4, 2015 at 3:29:09 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:37 AM 98° East
Sunset Today: 6:04 PM 263° West


Moonrise Today: 5:20 PM 81° East
Moonset Today: 5:49 AM 281° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 27 minutes (+2m 30s)

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Today's Sun Position in Washington DC

The Sun's altitude in Washington DC 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

3:29 PM

Altitude

26.9°

Heading

235° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 27m 10s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 30s

Winter: +2h

Summer: -3h 26m

Night, Twilight and Daylight times in Washington DC today

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Day, night and twilight times in Washington DC 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 – 5:08 AM
Astro. Twilight5:08 AM – 5:39 AM
Nautical Twilight5:39 AM – 6:10 AM
Civil Twilight6:10 AM – 6:37 AM
Daylight6:37 AM – 6:04 PM
Civil Twilight6:04 PM – 6:30 PM
Nautical Twilight6:30 PM – 7:01 PM
Astro. Twilight7:01 PM – 7:32 PM
Night7:32 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Mar 46:37 AM6:04 PM11:27:10+2:3012:20 PM (44.7°)92.174
Mar 56:35 AM6:05 PM11:29:41+2:3012:20 PM (45.1°)92.198
Mar 66:34 AM6:06 PM11:32:12+2:3112:19 PM (45.5°)92.221
Mar 76:32 AM6:07 PM11:34:44+2:3112:19 PM (45.9°)92.245
Note: hours shift because clocks change forward 1 hour (See the note below this table for details)
Mar 87:31 AM7:08 PM11:37:16+2:311:19 PM (46.3°)92.270
Mar 97:29 AM7:09 PM11:39:48+2:311:19 PM (46.7°)92.294
Mar 107:28 AM7:10 PM11:42:20+2:321:18 PM (47.1°)92.319
* All times are local time for Washington DC. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Note that Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 2:00 AM and this is accounted for above.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 206:45 PM
June SolsticeJun 2112:38 PM
September EquinoxSep 234:20 AM
December SolsticeDec 2111:48 PM
* All times are local Washington DC time.

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Today's moon in Washington DC

The Moon's path in Washington DC 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 2015 Moon Phases

3:29 PM

Altitude

-20.3°

Heading

63° NE

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

99.2%

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Mar 4-5:49 AM5:20 PM11:53 PM(56.1°)252,53499.7%
Mar 5-6:20 AM6:15 PM---
Mar 6-6:50 AM7:11 PM12:36 AM(52.4°)252,36799.8%
Mar 7-7:20 AM8:06 PM1:18 AM(48.5°)251,77998.0%
Note: hours shift because clocks change forward 1 hour (See the note below this table for details)
Mar 8-8:50 AM10:02 PM3:01 AM(44.7°)250,75794.4%
Mar 9-9:22 AM10:59 PM3:45 AM(41.2°)249,27689.0%
Mar 10-9:57 AM11:56 PM4:30 AM(37.9°)247,31182.0%
* All times are local time for Washington DC. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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