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Flag for Norway Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2016

Current Time: Dec 6, 2016 at 7:02:43 am

Sun Direction: 113° Southeast

Sun Altitude: -18.4°

Sun Distance: 91.587 million mi

Next Solstice: Dec 21, 2016 11:44 am (Winter)

Sun: Down all day

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Yearly Sun Graph for Longyearbyen


December 2016 — Sun in Longyearbyen

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
1Down all day6:55 am4:37 pm9:30 am2:02 pmNot above -6°11:47 am (-10.1°)91.655
2Down all day6:58 am4:35 pm9:36 am1:57 pmNot above -6°11:47 am (-10.3°)91.640
3Down all day7:02 am4:32 pm9:42 am1:52 pmNot above -6°11:47 am (-10.4°)91.626
4Down all day7:05 am4:30 pm9:48 am1:47 pmNot above -6°11:48 am (-10.5°)91.612
5Down all day7:08 am4:28 pm9:54 am1:42 pmNot above -6°11:48 am (-10.7°)91.598
6Down all day7:11 am4:26 pm10:00 am1:37 pmNot above -6°11:49 am (-10.8°)91.584
7Down all day7:14 am4:24 pm10:05 am1:32 pmNot above -6°11:49 am (-10.9°)91.571
8Down all day7:16 am4:22 pm10:11 am1:28 pmNot above -6°11:50 am (-11.0°)91.559
9Down all day7:19 am4:20 pm10:16 am1:23 pmNot above -6°11:50 am (-11.1°)91.546
10Down all day7:21 am4:19 pm10:21 am1:19 pmNot above -6°11:50 am (-11.2°)91.535
11Down all day7:24 am4:18 pm10:26 am1:15 pmNot above -6°11:51 am (-11.3°)91.523
12Down all day7:26 am4:16 pm10:31 am1:11 pmNot above -6°11:51 am (-11.3°)91.513
13Down all day7:28 am4:16 pm10:36 am1:07 pmNot above -6°11:52 am (-11.4°)91.503
14Down all day7:29 am4:15 pm10:40 am1:04 pmNot above -6°11:52 am (-11.5°)91.493
15Down all day7:31 am4:14 pm10:44 am1:01 pmNot above -6°11:53 am (-11.5°)91.484
16Down all day7:32 am4:14 pm10:48 am12:58 pmNot above -6°11:53 am (-11.6°)91.476
17Down all day7:34 am4:14 pm10:51 am12:56 pmNot above -6°11:54 am (-11.6°)91.468
18Down all day7:35 am4:13 pm10:54 am12:55 pmNot above -6°11:54 am (-11.6°)91.461
19Down all day7:36 am4:14 pm10:56 am12:54 pmNot above -6°11:55 am (-11.6°)91.454
20Down all day7:37 am4:14 pm10:57 am12:53 pmNot above -6°11:55 am (-11.7°)91.448
21Down all day7:37 am4:14 pm10:58 am12:53 pmNot above -6°11:56 am (-11.7°)91.442
22Down all day7:38 am4:15 pm10:58 am12:54 pmNot above -6°11:56 am (-11.7°)91.437
23Down all day7:38 am4:16 pm10:58 am12:56 pmNot above -6°11:57 am (-11.6°)91.432
24Down all day7:38 am4:17 pm10:57 am12:58 pmNot above -6°11:57 am (-11.6°)91.428
25Down all day7:38 am4:18 pm10:55 am1:00 pmNot above -6°11:58 am (-11.6°)91.424
26Down all day7:38 am4:19 pm10:53 am1:04 pmNot above -6°11:58 am (-11.6°)91.420
27Down all day7:37 am4:21 pm10:50 am1:07 pmNot above -6°11:59 am (-11.5°)91.417
28Down all day7:37 am4:22 pm10:47 am1:11 pmNot above -6°11:59 am (-11.5°)91.414
29Down all day7:36 am4:24 pm10:44 am1:16 pmNot above -6°12:00 pm (-11.4°)91.412
30Down all day7:35 am4:26 pm10:40 am1:20 pmNot above -6°12:00 pm (-11.3°)91.410
31Down all day7:34 am4:28 pm10:37 am1:25 pmNot above -6°12:01 pm (-11.3°)91.408
* All times are local time for Longyearbyen. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Today is highlighted.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 11:44 am in Longyearbyen. 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?

Longyearbyen has polar nights in December.

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