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

Moon: 0.6%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Dec 22, 2014 at 9:27:25 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:24 AM 120° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:50 PM 240° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 7:35 AM 114° Southeast
Moonset Today: 5:56 PM 247° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 26 minutes

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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

9:27 AM

Altitude

17.6°

Heading

142° SE

Phase

Daylight

Day length
9h 26m 18s

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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 – 5:48 AM
Astro. Twilight5:48 AM – 6:20 AM
Nautical Twilight6:20 AM – 6:54 AM
Civil Twilight6:54 AM – 7:24 AM
Daylight7:24 AM – 4:50 PM
Civil Twilight4:50 PM – 5:20 PM
Nautical Twilight5:20 PM – 5:53 PM
Astro. Twilight5:53 PM – 6:26 PM
Night6:26 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Dec 227:24 AM4:50 PM9:26:18< 1s12:07 PM (27.7°)91.447
Dec 237:24 AM4:50 PM9:26:23+0:0412:07 PM (27.7°)91.441
Dec 247:25 AM4:51 PM9:26:31+0:0812:08 PM (27.7°)91.436
Dec 257:25 AM4:52 PM9:26:44+0:1212:08 PM (27.7°)91.431
Dec 267:25 AM4:52 PM9:27:00+0:1612:09 PM (27.8°)91.426
Dec 277:26 AM4:53 PM9:27:20+0:1912:09 PM (27.8°)91.422
Dec 287:26 AM4:54 PM9:27:43+0:2312:10 PM (27.9°)91.418
* All times are in local Washington DC time.

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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

9:27 AM

Altitude

17.0°

Heading

133° SE

Phase

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent Illuminated

0.6%

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Dec 227:35 AM5:56 PM-12:44 PM(32.0°)228,2660.8%
Dec 238:28 AM7:02 PM-1:43 PM(33.9°)227,0294.2%
Dec 249:16 AM8:11 PM-2:41 PM(36.9°)226,69610.4%
Dec 259:59 AM9:21 PM-3:37 PM(40.7°)227,19219.0%
Dec 2610:38 AM10:30 PM-4:30 PM(45.2°)228,36629.3%
Dec 2711:15 AM11:37 PM-5:22 PM(49.8°)230,02840.7%
Dec 2811:51 AM--6:13 PM(54.4°)231,99652.3%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Washington DC time.

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