Flag for Greenland Nuuk, Greenland — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2016

Daylight

9:57 am – 2:38 pm
4 hours, 40 minutes

Current Time: Dec 5, 2016 at 9:35:44 am

Sun Direction: 143° Southeast

Sun Altitude: -1.2°

Sun Distance: 91.597 million mi


Next Solstice: Dec 21, 2016 7:44 am (Winter)

Sunrise Today: 9:57 am 148° Southeast

Sunset Today: 2:38 pm 212° Southwest

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December 2016 — Sun in Nuuk

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
19:47 am (146°)2:45 pm (214°)4:58:13−4:476:31 am6:01 pm7:30 am5:02 pm8:36 am3:56 pm12:16 pm (4.1°)91.652
29:50 am (146°)2:43 pm (214°)4:53:34−4:386:33 am6:00 pm7:32 am5:01 pm8:38 am3:55 pm12:17 pm (3.9°)91.638
39:52 am (147°)2:41 pm (213°)4:49:05−4:296:34 am5:59 pm7:33 am5:00 pm8:40 am3:54 pm12:17 pm (3.8°)91.623
49:55 am (147°)2:40 pm (213°)4:44:45−4:196:36 am5:58 pm7:35 am4:59 pm8:42 am3:53 pm12:17 pm (3.7°)91.609
59:57 am (148°)2:38 pm (212°)4:40:37−4:086:37 am5:58 pm7:37 am4:59 pm8:44 am3:52 pm12:18 pm (3.6°)91.595
610:00 am (148°)2:36 pm (212°)4:36:39−3:576:39 am5:57 pm7:38 am4:58 pm8:45 am3:51 pm12:18 pm (3.5°)91.582
710:02 am (149°)2:35 pm (211°)4:32:54−3:456:40 am5:57 pm7:40 am4:57 pm8:47 am3:50 pm12:19 pm (3.3°)91.569
810:04 am (149°)2:34 pm (211°)4:29:20−3:336:42 am5:56 pm7:41 am4:57 pm8:49 am3:49 pm12:19 pm (3.2°)91.556
910:06 am (150°)2:32 pm (210°)4:26:00−3:206:43 am5:56 pm7:42 am4:56 pm8:50 am3:48 pm12:20 pm (3.2°)91.544
1010:08 am (150°)2:31 pm (210°)4:22:54−3:066:44 am5:56 pm7:44 am4:56 pm8:52 am3:48 pm12:20 pm (3.1°)91.532
1110:10 am (150°)2:30 pm (210°)4:20:01−2:526:45 am5:55 pm7:45 am4:56 pm8:53 am3:47 pm12:20 pm (3.0°)91.521
1210:12 am (151°)2:30 pm (209°)4:17:24−2:376:46 am5:55 pm7:46 am4:56 pm8:55 am3:47 pm12:21 pm (2.9°)91.511
1310:14 am (151°)2:29 pm (209°)4:15:02−2:226:47 am5:55 pm7:47 am4:55 pm8:56 am3:47 pm12:21 pm (2.9°)91.501
1410:15 am (151°)2:28 pm (209°)4:12:55−2:066:48 am5:55 pm7:48 am4:55 pm8:57 am3:47 pm12:22 pm (2.8°)91.491
1510:17 am (151°)2:28 pm (209°)4:11:05−1:506:49 am5:55 pm7:49 am4:55 pm8:58 am3:47 pm12:22 pm (2.8°)91.483
1610:18 am (152°)2:28 pm (208°)4:09:32−1:336:50 am5:56 pm7:50 am4:56 pm8:59 am3:47 pm12:23 pm (2.7°)91.474
1710:19 am (152°)2:27 pm (208°)4:08:16−1:166:51 am5:56 pm7:51 am4:56 pm9:00 am3:47 pm12:23 pm (2.7°)91.467
1810:20 am (152°)2:27 pm (208°)4:07:17−0:586:52 am5:56 pm7:52 am4:56 pm9:01 am3:47 pm12:24 pm (2.7°)91.460
1910:21 am (152°)2:28 pm (208°)4:06:36−0:416:52 am5:56 pm7:52 am4:56 pm9:02 am3:47 pm12:24 pm (2.7°)91.453
2010:22 am (152°)2:28 pm (208°)4:06:12−0:236:53 am5:57 pm7:53 am4:57 pm9:02 am3:47 pm12:25 pm (2.6°)91.447
2110:22 am (152°)2:28 pm (208°)4:06:07−0:056:53 am5:57 pm7:53 am4:57 pm9:03 am3:48 pm12:25 pm (2.6°)91.441
2210:23 am (152°)2:29 pm (208°)4:06:20+0:126:54 am5:58 pm7:54 am4:58 pm9:03 am3:49 pm12:26 pm (2.6°)91.436
2310:23 am (152°)2:30 pm (208°)4:06:50+0:306:54 am5:58 pm7:54 am4:58 pm9:04 am3:49 pm12:26 pm (2.7°)91.432
2410:23 am (152°)2:31 pm (208°)4:07:38+0:486:55 am5:59 pm7:55 am4:59 pm9:04 am3:50 pm12:27 pm (2.7°)91.427
2510:23 am (152°)2:32 pm (208°)4:08:44+1:056:55 am6:00 pm7:55 am5:00 pm9:04 am3:51 pm12:27 pm (2.7°)91.423
2610:23 am (152°)2:33 pm (208°)4:10:08+1:236:55 am6:01 pm7:55 am5:01 pm9:04 am3:52 pm12:28 pm (2.7°)91.420
2710:22 am (151°)2:34 pm (209°)4:11:48+1:406:55 am6:02 pm7:55 am5:02 pm9:04 am3:53 pm12:28 pm (2.8°)91.417
2810:22 am (151°)2:36 pm (209°)4:13:45+1:566:55 am6:03 pm7:55 am5:03 pm9:04 am3:54 pm12:29 pm (2.8°)91.414
2910:21 am (151°)2:37 pm (209°)4:15:58+2:136:55 am6:04 pm7:55 am5:04 pm9:04 am3:55 pm12:29 pm (2.9°)91.411
3010:21 am (151°)2:39 pm (209°)4:18:27+2:286:55 am6:05 pm7:55 am5:05 pm9:03 am3:56 pm12:30 pm (3.0°)91.409
3110:20 am (150°)2:41 pm (210°)4:21:11+2:446:55 am6:06 pm7:55 am5:06 pm9:03 am3:58 pm12:30 pm (3.0°)91.408
* All times are local time for Nuuk. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Today is highlighted.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 7:44 am in Nuuk. This day is 17 hours, 4 minutes shorter than on June Solstice. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

Earliest sunset is on December 17. Latest sunrise is on December 24.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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