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

Current Time: Dec 7, 2016 at 9:29:15 pm

Sun Direction: 295° Northwest

Sun Altitude: -28.5°

Sun Distance: 91.564 million mi

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

Sun: Down all day

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December 2016 — Sun in Qaanaaq

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
1Down all day8:30 am6:22 pm10:50 am4:01 pmNot above -6°1:26 pm (-9.4°)91.652
2Down all day8:33 am6:19 pm10:55 am3:57 pmNot above -6°1:27 pm (-9.5°)91.637
3Down all day8:36 am6:17 pm11:00 am3:53 pmNot above -6°1:27 pm (-9.7°)91.622
4Down all day8:39 am6:15 pm11:05 am3:49 pmNot above -6°1:27 pm (-9.8°)91.608
5Down all day8:42 am6:13 pm11:09 am3:45 pmNot above -6°1:28 pm (-9.9°)91.595
6Down all day8:45 am6:11 pm11:14 am3:42 pmNot above -6°1:28 pm (-10.1°)91.581
7Down all day8:47 am6:09 pm11:18 am3:38 pmNot above -6°1:29 pm (-10.2°)91.568
8Down all day8:50 am6:08 pm11:22 am3:35 pmNot above -6°1:29 pm (-10.3°)91.556
9Down all day8:52 am6:06 pm11:26 am3:32 pmNot above -6°1:30 pm (-10.4°)91.543
10Down all day8:54 am6:05 pm11:30 am3:29 pmNot above -6°1:30 pm (-10.5°)91.532
11Down all day8:56 am6:04 pm11:34 am3:26 pmNot above -6°1:30 pm (-10.5°)91.521
12Down all day8:58 am6:03 pm11:37 am3:24 pmNot above -6°1:31 pm (-10.6°)91.510
13Down all day9:00 am6:02 pm11:41 am3:22 pmNot above -6°1:31 pm (-10.7°)91.500
14Down all day9:02 am6:02 pm11:43 am3:20 pmNot above -6°1:32 pm (-10.7°)91.491
15Down all day9:03 am6:01 pm11:46 am3:18 pmNot above -6°1:32 pm (-10.8°)91.482
16Down all day9:05 am6:01 pm11:48 am3:17 pmNot above -6°1:33 pm (-10.8°)91.474
17Down all day9:06 am6:01 pm11:50 am3:16 pmNot above -6°1:33 pm (-10.8°)91.466
18Down all day9:07 am6:01 pm11:52 am3:15 pmNot above -6°1:34 pm (-10.9°)91.459
19Down all day9:08 am6:01 pm11:53 am3:15 pmNot above -6°1:34 pm (-10.9°)91.453
20Down all day9:08 am6:01 pm11:54 am3:15 pmNot above -6°1:35 pm (-10.9°)91.447
21Down all day9:09 am6:02 pm11:55 am3:16 pmNot above -6°1:35 pm (-10.9°)91.441
22Down all day9:09 am6:02 pm11:55 am3:16 pmNot above -6°1:36 pm (-10.9°)91.436
23Down all day9:10 am6:03 pm11:55 am3:18 pmNot above -6°1:36 pm (-10.9°)91.431
24Down all day9:10 am6:04 pm11:55 am3:19 pmNot above -6°1:37 pm (-10.9°)91.427
25Down all day9:10 am6:05 pm11:54 am3:21 pmNot above -6°1:37 pm (-10.8°)91.423
26Down all day9:09 am6:06 pm11:53 am3:23 pmNot above -6°1:38 pm (-10.8°)91.420
27Down all day9:09 am6:08 pm11:51 am3:26 pmNot above -6°1:38 pm (-10.7°)91.416
28Down all day9:09 am6:09 pm11:50 am3:28 pmNot above -6°1:39 pm (-10.7°)91.414
29Down all day9:08 am6:11 pm11:47 am3:31 pmNot above -6°1:39 pm (-10.6°)91.411
30Down all day9:07 am6:13 pm11:45 am3:35 pmNot above -6°1:40 pm (-10.6°)91.409
31Down all day9:06 am6:15 pm11:43 am3:38 pmNot above -6°1:40 pm (-10.5°)91.407
* All times are local time for Qaanaaq. 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 Qaanaaq. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

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Qaanaaq has polar nights in December.

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