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Moon: 62.0%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jul 25, 2016 at 6:03:01 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:03 AM 64° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:25 PM 296° Northwest


Moonset Today: 12:08 PM 275° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 21 minutes (-1m 40s)

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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

6:03 PM

Altitude

25.8°

Heading

275° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 21m 53s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 40s

Winter: +4h 55m

Summer: -32m

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 – 4:15 AM
Astro. Twilight4:15 AM – 4:56 AM
Nautical Twilight4:56 AM – 5:33 AM
Civil Twilight5:33 AM – 6:03 AM
Daylight6:03 AM – 8:25 PM
Civil Twilight8:25 PM – 8:56 PM
Nautical Twilight8:56 PM – 9:33 PM
Astro. Twilight9:33 PM – 10:14 PM
Night10:14 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 256:03 AM8:25 PM14:21:53−1:401:15 PM (70.5°)94.412
Jul 266:04 AM8:24 PM14:20:10−1:421:15 PM (70.3°)94.403
Jul 276:05 AM8:24 PM14:18:25−1:441:15 PM (70.1°)94.394
Jul 286:06 AM8:23 PM14:16:38−1:461:15 PM (69.9°)94.384
Jul 296:07 AM8:22 PM14:14:49−1:481:15 PM (69.6°)94.374
Jul 306:08 AM8:21 PM14:12:59−1:501:15 PM (69.4°)94.364
Jul 316:09 AM8:20 PM14:11:06−1:521:14 PM (69.1°)94.353
* 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 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:30 AM
June SolsticeJun 206:34 PM
September EquinoxSep 2210:21 AM
December SolsticeDec 215:44 AM
* 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 2016 Moon Phases

6:03 PM

Altitude

-46.9°

Heading

358° N

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

62.0%

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 25-12:08 PM-5:44 AM(53.1°)230,38967.6%
Jul 2612:03 AM1:16 PM-6:35 AM(57.6°)229,87256.1%
Jul 2712:42 AM2:23 PM-7:29 AM(61.8°)229,69844.1%
Jul 281:23 AM3:30 PM-8:23 AM(65.2°)229,87732.5%
Jul 292:09 AM4:34 PM-9:20 AM(67.7°)230,44621.9%
Jul 303:00 AM5:35 PM-10:17 AM(69.1°)231,44713.0%
Jul 313:55 AM6:31 PM-11:14 AM(69.2°)232,9136.1%
* 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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Planets Visible in the Sky in Washington DC This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Jul 25, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 7:35 AMMon 9:26 PMMon 2:31 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 7:09 AMMon 9:12 PMMon 2:11 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsMon 3:44 PMTue 1:14 AMMon 8:29 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 10:04 AMMon 10:38 PMMon 4:21 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 4:33 PMTue 2:19 AMMon 9:26 PMPerfect visibility
UranusMon 11:51 PMTue 12:53 PMTue 6:22 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 10:08 PMTue 9:20 AMTue 3:44 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Washington DC.

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