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Flag for USA Washington DC, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 24.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 2, 2016 at 9:44:22 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:09 AM 69° East
Sunset Today: 8:02 PM 291° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 3:33 AM 99° East
Moonset Today: 3:18 PM 264° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 53 minutes (+2m 8s)

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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

9:44 AM

Altitude

40.5°

Heading

104° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 53m 36s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 8s

Winter: +4h 27m

Summer: -1h

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 – 4:27 AM
Astro. Twilight4:27 AM – 5:05 AM
Nautical Twilight5:05 AM – 5:40 AM
Civil Twilight5:40 AM – 6:09 AM
Daylight6:09 AM – 8:02 PM
Civil Twilight8:02 PM – 8:31 PM
Nautical Twilight8:31 PM – 9:06 PM
Astro. Twilight9:06 PM – 9:44 PM
Night9:44 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 26:09 AM8:02 PM13:53:36+2:081:05 PM (66.8°)93.705
May 36:07 AM8:03 PM13:55:43+2:071:05 PM (67.0°)93.728
May 46:06 AM8:04 PM13:57:49+2:051:05 PM (67.3°)93.752
May 56:05 AM8:05 PM13:59:53+2:041:05 PM (67.6°)93.775
May 66:04 AM8:06 PM14:01:56+2:021:05 PM (67.9°)93.797
May 76:03 AM8:07 PM14:03:58+2:011:05 PM (68.2°)93.819
May 86:02 AM8:08 PM14:05:58+1:591:05 PM (68.4°)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

9:44 AM

Altitude

44.2°

Heading

188° S

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

24.4%

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 23:33 AM3:18 PM-9:22 AM(44.5°)229,02924.5%
May 34:11 AM4:28 PM-10:15 AM(49.1°)225,98414.9%
May 44:49 AM5:39 PM-11:10 AM(54.0°)223,7117.2%
May 55:29 AM6:51 PM-12:06 PM(58.8°)222,4942.1%
May 66:12 AM8:04 PM-1:04 PM(63.0°)222,5140.1%
May 76:58 AM9:15 PM-2:03 PM(66.3°)223,8051.5%
May 87:49 AM10:21 PM-3:03 PM(68.4°)226,2386.0%
* 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

PlanetRiseSetMeridian
MercuryMon 6:33 AMMon 8:54 PMMon 1:44 PM
VenusMon 5:50 AMMon 7:11 PMMon 12:30 PM
MarsMon 9:56 PMTue 7:31 AMTue 2:44 AM
JupiterMon 2:56 PMTue 3:51 AMMon 9:23 PM
SaturnMon 10:27 PMTue 8:09 AMTue 3:18 AM
UranusMon 5:18 AMMon 6:13 PMMon 11:45 AM
NeptuneMon 3:42 AMMon 2:54 PMMon 9:18 AM
PlutoMon 12:49 AMMon 10:31 AMMon 5:40 AM
* All times are local time for Washington DC.

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