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Moon: 60.2%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Aug 24, 2016 at 2:28:38 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:30 AM 75° East
Sunset Today: 7:50 PM 284° West


Moonset Today: 1:22 PM 288° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 19 minutes (-2m 20s)

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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

2:28 AM

Altitude

-36.9°

Heading

24° NE

Phase

Night

Day length

13h 19m 21s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 20s

Winter: +3h 53m

Summer: -1h 34m

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 – 4:54 AM
Astro. Twilight4:54 AM – 5:29 AM
Nautical Twilight5:29 AM – 6:03 AM
Civil Twilight6:03 AM – 6:30 AM
Daylight6:30 AM – 7:50 PM
Civil Twilight7:50 PM – 8:17 PM
Nautical Twilight8:17 PM – 8:51 PM
Astro. Twilight8:51 PM – 9:25 PM
Night9:25 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 246:30 AM7:50 PM13:19:21−2:201:10 PM (61.9°)93.963
Aug 256:31 AM7:48 PM13:17:00−2:211:10 PM (61.5°)93.944
Aug 266:32 AM7:47 PM13:14:38−2:221:10 PM (61.2°)93.924
Aug 276:33 AM7:45 PM13:12:15−2:221:09 PM (60.8°)93.904
Aug 286:34 AM7:44 PM13:09:51−2:231:09 PM (60.5°)93.883
Aug 296:35 AM7:42 PM13:07:27−2:241:09 PM (60.1°)93.862
Aug 306:36 AM7:41 PM13:05:03−2:241:09 PM (59.8°)93.841
* 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

2:28 AM

Altitude

33.9°

Heading

102° E

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

60.2%

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 24-1:22 PM-6:20 AM(64.2°)229,52258.4%
Aug 2512:08 AM2:27 PM-7:15 AM(67.0°)230,84146.5%
Aug 2612:57 AM3:29 PM-8:11 AM(68.7°)232,42435.0%
Aug 271:50 AM4:25 PM-9:07 AM(69.2°)234,20324.4%
Aug 282:46 AM5:16 PM-10:03 AM(68.5°)236,13915.3%
Aug 293:46 AM6:02 PM-10:56 AM(66.8°)238,2098.2%
Aug 304:46 AM6:42 PM-11:47 AM(64.2°)240,3893.2%
* 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, Wed, Aug 24, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 8:44 AMWed 8:36 PMWed 2:40 PMVery difficult to see
VenusWed 8:17 AMWed 8:47 PMWed 2:32 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 2:50 PMThu 12:02 AMWed 7:26 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 8:34 AMWed 8:54 PMWed 2:44 PMAverage visiblity
SaturnWed 2:35 PMThu 12:20 AMWed 7:27 PMPerfect visibility
UranusTue 9:56 PMWed 10:57 AMWed 4:27 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 8:12 PMWed 7:22 AMWed 1:47 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Washington DC.

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