Flag for Ireland Galway, Ireland — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2016

Daylight

8:39 am – 4:18 pm
7 hours, 39 minutes

Current Time: Dec 9, 2016 at 11:27:17 pm

Sun Direction: 333° Northwest

Sun Altitude: -57.5°

Sun Distance: 91.540 million mi


Next Solstice: Dec 21, 2016 10:44 am (Winter)

Sunrise Today: 8:39 am 129° Southeast

Sunset Today: 4:18 pm 231° Southwest

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December 2016 — Sun in Galway

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
18:29 am (127°)4:22 pm (233°)7:53:16−2:126:21 am6:29 pm7:03 am5:47 pm7:47 am5:03 pm12:25 pm (14.9°)91.654
28:30 am (127°)4:21 pm (232°)7:51:09−2:076:22 am6:29 pm7:04 am5:47 pm7:49 am5:03 pm12:26 pm (14.7°)91.639
38:31 am (128°)4:21 pm (232°)7:49:08−2:016:23 am6:29 pm7:05 am5:47 pm7:50 am5:02 pm12:26 pm (14.6°)91.625
48:33 am (128°)4:20 pm (232°)7:47:12−1:566:24 am6:28 pm7:07 am5:46 pm7:51 am5:02 pm12:27 pm (14.5°)91.611
58:34 am (128°)4:20 pm (232°)7:45:21−1:506:26 am6:28 pm7:08 am5:46 pm7:52 am5:01 pm12:27 pm (14.3°)91.597
68:36 am (128°)4:19 pm (231°)7:43:37−1:446:27 am6:28 pm7:09 am5:46 pm7:54 am5:01 pm12:27 pm (14.2°)91.583
78:37 am (129°)4:19 pm (231°)7:41:59−1:386:28 am6:28 pm7:10 am5:46 pm7:55 am5:01 pm12:28 pm (14.1°)91.570
88:38 am (129°)4:18 pm (231°)7:40:27−1:316:29 am6:28 pm7:11 am5:45 pm7:56 am5:01 pm12:28 pm (14.0°)91.558
98:39 am (129°)4:18 pm (231°)7:39:02−1:256:30 am6:28 pm7:12 am5:45 pm7:57 am5:00 pm12:29 pm (13.9°)91.545
108:40 am (129°)4:18 pm (231°)7:37:43−1:196:31 am6:28 pm7:13 am5:45 pm7:58 am5:00 pm12:29 pm (13.8°)91.534
118:41 am (129°)4:18 pm (231°)7:36:30−1:126:31 am6:28 pm7:14 am5:45 pm7:59 am5:00 pm12:30 pm (13.7°)91.523
128:42 am (130°)4:18 pm (230°)7:35:24−1:056:32 am6:28 pm7:15 am5:45 pm8:00 am5:00 pm12:30 pm (13.7°)91.512
138:43 am (130°)4:18 pm (230°)7:34:25−0:596:33 am6:28 pm7:16 am5:45 pm8:01 am5:00 pm12:31 pm (13.6°)91.502
148:44 am (130°)4:18 pm (230°)7:33:33−0:526:34 am6:28 pm7:16 am5:46 pm8:02 am5:00 pm12:31 pm (13.5°)91.493
158:45 am (130°)4:18 pm (230°)7:32:47−0:456:35 am6:28 pm7:17 am5:46 pm8:02 am5:01 pm12:32 pm (13.5°)91.484
168:46 am (130°)4:18 pm (230°)7:32:09−0:386:35 am6:29 pm7:18 am5:46 pm8:03 am5:01 pm12:32 pm (13.4°)91.475
178:47 am (130°)4:18 pm (230°)7:31:38−0:316:36 am6:29 pm7:19 am5:46 pm8:04 am5:01 pm12:33 pm (13.4°)91.468
188:47 am (130°)4:19 pm (230°)7:31:13−0:246:37 am6:29 pm7:19 am5:47 pm8:05 am5:01 pm12:33 pm (13.4°)91.461
198:48 am (130°)4:19 pm (230°)7:30:56−0:176:37 am6:30 pm7:20 am5:47 pm8:05 am5:02 pm12:34 pm (13.4°)91.454
208:49 am (130°)4:19 pm (230°)7:30:46−0:106:38 am6:30 pm7:21 am5:48 pm8:06 am5:02 pm12:34 pm (13.4°)91.448
218:49 am (130°)4:20 pm (230°)7:30:43−0:026:38 am6:31 pm7:21 am5:48 pm8:06 am5:03 pm12:35 pm (13.4°)91.442
228:50 am (130°)4:20 pm (230°)7:30:47+0:046:39 am6:31 pm7:22 am5:49 pm8:07 am5:03 pm12:35 pm (13.4°)91.437
238:50 am (130°)4:21 pm (230°)7:30:58+0:116:39 am6:32 pm7:22 am5:49 pm8:07 am5:04 pm12:36 pm (13.4°)91.432
248:50 am (130°)4:22 pm (230°)7:31:17+0:186:40 am6:32 pm7:22 am5:50 pm8:08 am5:04 pm12:36 pm (13.4°)91.428
258:51 am (130°)4:22 pm (230°)7:31:42+0:256:40 am6:33 pm7:23 am5:50 pm8:08 am5:05 pm12:37 pm (13.4°)91.424
268:51 am (130°)4:23 pm (230°)7:32:15+0:326:40 am6:34 pm7:23 am5:51 pm8:08 am5:06 pm12:37 pm (13.5°)91.420
278:51 am (130°)4:24 pm (230°)7:32:55+0:396:41 am6:34 pm7:23 am5:52 pm8:08 am5:07 pm12:38 pm (13.5°)91.417
288:51 am (130°)4:25 pm (230°)7:33:41+0:466:41 am6:35 pm7:23 am5:53 pm8:09 am5:07 pm12:38 pm (13.6°)91.414
298:51 am (130°)4:26 pm (230°)7:34:35+0:536:41 am6:36 pm7:24 am5:54 pm8:09 am5:08 pm12:38 pm (13.6°)91.412
308:51 am (130°)4:27 pm (230°)7:35:35+1:006:41 am6:37 pm7:24 am5:54 pm8:09 am5:09 pm12:39 pm (13.7°)91.409
318:51 am (129°)4:28 pm (231°)7:36:42+1:076:41 am6:38 pm7:24 am5:55 pm8:09 am5:10 pm12:39 pm (13.8°)91.408
* All times are local time for Galway. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Today is highlighted.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 10:44 am in Galway. This day is 9 hours, 29 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 12 or December 13. Latest sunrise is on December 29.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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