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

Moon: 79.5%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: May 28, 2015 at 8:51:52 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:47 AM 61° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:25 PM 299° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 3:38 PM 95° East
Moonset Today: 2:55 AM 267° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 37 minutes (+1m 18s)

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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

8:51 PM

Altitude

-5.4°

Heading

303° NW

Phase

Civil Twilight

Day length

14h 37m 57s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 18s

Winter: +5h 11m

Summer: -15m 57s

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 – 3:53 AM
Astro. Twilight3:53 AM – 4:37 AM
Nautical Twilight4:37 AM – 5:16 AM
Civil Twilight5:16 AM – 5:47 AM
Daylight5:47 AM – 8:25 PM
Civil Twilight8:25 PM – 8:56 PM
Nautical Twilight8:56 PM – 9:35 PM
Astro. Twilight9:35 PM – 10:18 PM
Night10:18 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
May 285:47 AM8:25 PM14:37:57+1:181:05 PM (72.6°)94.199
May 295:46 AM8:25 PM14:39:12+1:151:06 PM (72.7°)94.214
May 305:46 AM8:26 PM14:40:25+1:121:06 PM (72.9°)94.229
May 315:45 AM8:27 PM14:41:35+1:091:06 PM (73.0°)94.243
Jun 15:45 AM8:27 PM14:42:42+1:071:06 PM (73.2°)94.258
Jun 25:44 AM8:28 PM14:43:46+1:041:06 PM (73.3°)94.272
Jun 35:44 AM8:29 PM14:44:47+1:011:06 PM (73.4°)94.285
* All times are local time for Washington DC. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 206:46 PM
June SolsticeJun 2112:39 PM
September EquinoxSep 234:22 AM
December SolsticeDec 2111:49 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

8:51 PM

Altitude

44.5°

Heading

165° S

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

79.5%

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
May 28-2:55 AM3:38 PM9:35 PM(45.5°)249,50279.8%
May 29-3:25 AM4:35 PM10:19 PM(41.8°)247,67287.2%
May 30-3:58 AM5:32 PM11:05 PM(38.4°)245,39393.1%
May 31-4:33 AM6:31 PM11:53 PM(35.5°)242,85597.4%
Jun 1-5:12 AM7:30 PM---
Jun 2-5:56 AM8:28 PM12:44 AM(33.3°)240,25299.6%
Jun 3-6:46 AM9:24 PM1:37 AM(32.1°)237,76099.5%
* 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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