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

Moon: 24.8%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 18, 2014 at 3:55:11 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:52 AM 87° East
Sunset Today: 7:12 PM 273° West


Moonrise Today: 1:44 AM 68° East
Moonset Today: 3:59 PM 290° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 19 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

3:55 PM

Altitude

35.6°

Heading

238° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length
12h 19m 23s

-2m 30s shorter

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 – 5:22 AM
Astro. Twilight5:22 AM – 5:54 AM
Nautical Twilight5:54 AM – 6:26 AM
Civil Twilight6:26 AM – 6:52 AM
Daylight6:52 AM – 7:12 PM
Civil Twilight7:12 PM – 7:38 PM
Nautical Twilight7:38 PM – 8:09 PM
Astro. Twilight8:09 PM – 8:41 PM
Night8:41 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 186:52 AM7:12 PM12:19:23−2:301:02 PM (52.8°)93.404
Sep 196:53 AM7:10 PM12:16:53−2:301:02 PM (52.4°)93.379
Sep 206:54 AM7:08 PM12:14:22−2:301:02 PM (52.0°)93.354
Sep 216:55 AM7:07 PM12:11:52−2:301:01 PM (51.7°)93.328
Sep 226:56 AM7:05 PM12:09:21−2:301:01 PM (51.3°)93.303
Sep 236:57 AM7:04 PM12:06:50−2:301:00 PM (50.9°)93.277
Sep 246:58 AM7:02 PM12:04:19−2:301:00 PM (50.5°)93.251
* All times are in local Washington DC time.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 10:29 PM in Washington DC.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:57 PM
June SolsticeJun 216:51 AM
September EquinoxSep 2210:29 PM
December SolsticeDec 216:03 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 2014 Moon Phases

3:55 PM

Altitude

0.2°

Heading

290° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

24.8%

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Sep 181:44 AM3:59 PM-8:54 AM(66.5°)250,84227.2%
Sep 192:38 AM4:36 PM-9:40 AM(64.3°)251,87919.0%
Sep 203:33 AM5:10 PM-10:24 AM(61.4°)252,21012.0%
Sep 214:28 AM5:41 PM-11:08 AM(58.1°)251,9146.4%
Sep 225:23 AM6:11 PM-11:51 AM(54.4°)251,0942.5%
Sep 236:19 AM6:42 PM-12:34 PM(50.4°)249,8580.3%
Sep 247:16 AM7:12 PM-1:17 PM(46.5°)248,2990.2%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Washington DC time.

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