Flag for Greenland Qaanaaq, Greenland — Sunrise, sunset and daylength, December 2015


No daylight period

Current Time: Nov 28, 2015 at 2:36:05 PM

Sun Direction: 197° South

Sun Altitude: -9.4°

Sun Distance: 13,718,818,816 million mi

Next Solstice: Dec 22, 2015 1:49 AM (Winter)

Sun: Down all day

Location of QaanaaqLocation

December 2015 — Sun in Qaanaaq

Solar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
1Down all day8:27 AM6:23 PM10:46 AM4:04 PMNot above -6°1:26 PM (-9.3°)91.660
2Down all day8:30 AM6:21 PM10:51 AM4:00 PMNot above -6°1:26 PM (-9.4°)91.646
3Down all day8:34 AM6:19 PM10:56 AM3:56 PMNot above -6°1:27 PM (-9.6°)91.632
4Down all day8:37 AM6:16 PM11:01 AM3:52 PMNot above -6°1:27 PM (-9.7°)91.619
5Down all day8:40 AM6:14 PM11:06 AM3:48 PMNot above -6°1:27 PM (-9.8°)91.606
6Down all day8:43 AM6:12 PM11:10 AM3:45 PMNot above -6°1:28 PM (-10.0°)91.593
7Down all day8:45 AM6:10 PM11:15 AM3:41 PMNot above -6°1:28 PM (-10.1°)91.581
8Down all day8:48 AM6:09 PM11:19 AM3:38 PMNot above -6°1:29 PM (-10.2°)91.569
9Down all day8:50 AM6:07 PM11:23 AM3:34 PMNot above -6°1:29 PM (-10.3°)91.557
10Down all day8:53 AM6:06 PM11:27 AM3:31 PMNot above -6°1:30 PM (-10.4°)91.546
11Down all day8:55 AM6:05 PM11:31 AM3:28 PMNot above -6°1:30 PM (-10.5°)91.535
12Down all day8:57 AM6:04 PM11:35 AM3:26 PMNot above -6°1:31 PM (-10.5°)91.524
13Down all day8:59 AM6:03 PM11:38 AM3:23 PMNot above -6°1:31 PM (-10.6°)91.514
14Down all day9:01 AM6:02 PM11:41 AM3:21 PMNot above -6°1:32 PM (-10.7°)91.504
15Down all day9:02 AM6:01 PM11:44 AM3:20 PMNot above -6°1:32 PM (-10.7°)91.494
16Down all day9:04 AM6:01 PM11:47 AM3:18 PMNot above -6°1:32 PM (-10.8°)91.484
17Down all day9:05 AM6:01 PM11:49 AM3:17 PMNot above -6°1:33 PM (-10.8°)91.475
18Down all day9:06 AM6:01 PM11:51 AM3:16 PMNot above -6°1:33 PM (-10.9°)91.467
19Down all day9:07 AM6:01 PM11:52 AM3:15 PMNot above -6°1:34 PM (-10.9°)91.459
20Down all day9:08 AM6:01 PM11:54 AM3:15 PMNot above -6°1:34 PM (-10.9°)91.451
21Down all day9:09 AM6:01 PM11:55 AM3:15 PMNot above -6°1:35 PM (-10.9°)91.444
22Down all day9:09 AM6:02 PM11:55 AM3:16 PMNot above -6°1:35 PM (-10.9°)91.438
23Down all day9:09 AM6:02 PM11:55 AM3:17 PMNot above -6°1:36 PM (-10.9°)91.432
24Down all day9:10 AM6:03 PM11:55 AM3:18 PMNot above -6°1:36 PM (-10.9°)91.426
25Down all day9:10 AM6:04 PM11:55 AM3:19 PMNot above -6°1:37 PM (-10.9°)91.421
26Down all day9:10 AM6:05 PM11:54 AM3:21 PMNot above -6°1:37 PM (-10.8°)91.417
27Down all day9:09 AM6:07 PM11:52 AM3:24 PMNot above -6°1:38 PM (-10.8°)91.414
28Down all day9:09 AM6:08 PM11:51 AM3:26 PMNot above -6°1:38 PM (-10.7°)91.411
29Down all day9:08 AM6:10 PM11:49 AM3:29 PMNot above -6°1:39 PM (-10.7°)91.408
30Down all day9:08 AM6:12 PM11:47 AM3:32 PMNot above -6°1:39 PM (-10.6°)91.406
31Down all day9:07 AM6:14 PM11:45 AM3:36 PMNot above -6°1:40 PM (-10.6°)91.405
* All times are local time for Qaanaaq. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 1:49 AM in Qaanaaq. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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