Flag for Antarctica South Pole, Antarctica — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, March 2012

Current Time: May 2, 2016 at 6:27:27 AM

Sun Direction: 270° West

Sun Altitude: -15.4°

Sun Distance: 93.683 million mi

Next Solstice: Jun 21, 2016 10:34 AM (Winter)

Sun: Down all day

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March 2012 — Sun in South Pole

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2012Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
1Up all day---1:12 AM (7.8°)92.096
2Up all day---1:12 AM (7.4°)92.118
3Up all day---1:12 AM (7.1°)92.140
4Up all day---1:12 AM (6.7°)92.163
5Up all day---1:12 AM (6.3°)92.186
6Up all day---1:11 AM (5.9°)92.209
7Up all day---1:11 AM (5.5°)92.232
8Up all day---1:11 AM (5.2°)92.256
9Up all day---1:11 AM (4.8°)92.280
10Up all day---1:10 AM (4.4°)92.304
11Up all day---1:10 AM (4.0°)92.329
12Up all day---1:10 AM (3.6°)92.354
13Up all day---1:10 AM (3.3°)92.380
14Up all day---1:09 AM (2.9°)92.405
15Up all day---1:09 AM (2.5°)92.431
16Up all day---1:09 AM (2.1°)92.457
17Up all day---1:09 AM (1.8°)92.483
18Up all day---1:08 AM (1.4°)92.509
19Up all day---1:08 AM (1.1°)92.535
20Up all day---1:08 AM (0.7°)92.562
21Up all day---1:07 AM (0.4°)92.588
228:43 PM (66°)--Rest of night1:07 AM (0.0°)92.614
23Down all day--Rest of night1:07 AM (-0.3°)92.640
24Down all day--Rest of night1:06 AM (-0.6°)92.667
25Down all day--Rest of night1:06 AM (-0.9°)92.693
26Down all day--Rest of night1:06 AM (-1.2°)92.719
27Down all day--Rest of night1:06 AM (-1.4°)92.745
28Down all day--Rest of night1:05 AM (-1.7°)92.771
29Down all day--Rest of night1:05 AM (-2.0°)92.797
30Down all day--Rest of night1:05 AM (-2.3°)92.823
31Down all day--Rest of night1:04 AM (-2.6°)92.849
* All times are local time for South Pole. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Note that Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 3:00 AM, and this is included in the table above.

March Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 6:15 PM in South Pole.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

South Pole has midnight sun in March.

South Pole has polar nights in March.

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