Flag for Norway Longyearbyen, Norway — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2012


12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
24 hours

Current Time: May 6, 2016 at 1:40:55 PM

Sun Direction: 193° South

Sun Altitude: 28.3°

Sun Distance: 93.792 million mi

Next Solstice: Jun 21, 2016 12:34 AM (Summer)

Sun: Up all day

Location of LongyearbyenLocation

December 2012 — Sun in Longyearbyen

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2012Sunrise/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°)91.650
2Down all day6:58 AM4:35 PM9:36 AM1:57 PMNot above -6°11:47 AM (-10.3°)91.636
3Down all day7:02 AM4:32 PM9:42 AM1:52 PMNot above -6°11:47 AM (-10.4°)91.622
4Down all day7:05 AM4:30 PM9:48 AM1:47 PMNot above -6°11:48 AM (-10.5°)91.609
5Down all day7:08 AM4:28 PM9:54 AM1:42 PMNot above -6°11:48 AM (-10.7°)91.596
6Down all day7:11 AM4:25 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°)91.572
8Down all day7:16 AM4:22 PM10:11 AM1:28 PMNot above -6°11:50 AM (-11.0°)91.561
9Down all day7:19 AM4:20 PM10:16 AM1:23 PMNot above -6°11:50 AM (-11.1°)91.549
10Down all day7:21 AM4:19 PM10:21 AM1:19 PMNot above -6°11:50 AM (-11.2°)91.539
11Down all day7:24 AM4:18 PM10:26 AM1:15 PMNot above -6°11:51 AM (-11.3°)91.528
12Down all day7:26 AM4:16 PM10:31 AM1:11 PMNot above -6°11:51 AM (-11.3°)91.518
13Down all day7:28 AM4:16 PM10:36 AM1:07 PMNot above -6°11:52 AM (-11.4°)91.508
14Down all day7:29 AM4:15 PM10:40 AM1:04 PMNot above -6°11:52 AM (-11.5°)91.499
15Down all day7:31 AM4:14 PM10:44 AM1:01 PMNot above -6°11:53 AM (-11.5°)91.490
16Down all day7:32 AM4:14 PM10:48 AM12:58 PMNot above -6°11:53 AM (-11.6°)91.481
17Down all day7:34 AM4:13 PM10:51 AM12:56 PMNot above -6°11:54 AM (-11.6°)91.472
18Down all day7:35 AM4:13 PM10:54 AM12:55 PMNot above -6°11:54 AM (-11.6°)91.464
19Down all day7:36 AM4:13 PM10:56 AM12:53 PMNot above -6°11:55 AM (-11.6°)91.456
20Down all day7:37 AM4:14 PM10:57 AM12:53 PMNot above -6°11:55 AM (-11.7°)91.449
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 PM10:59 AM12:54 PMNot above -6°11:56 AM (-11.7°)91.436
23Down all day7:38 AM4:16 PM10:58 AM12:55 PMNot above -6°11:57 AM (-11.6°)91.430
24Down all day7:38 AM4:17 PM10:57 AM12:58 PMNot above -6°11:57 AM (-11.6°)91.425
25Down all day7:38 AM4:18 PM10:55 AM1:00 PMNot above -6°11:58 AM (-11.6°)91.420
26Down all day7:38 AM4:19 PM10:53 AM1:03 PMNot above -6°11:58 AM (-11.6°)91.416
27Down all day7:37 AM4:20 PM10:51 AM1:07 PMNot above -6°11:59 AM (-11.5°)91.412
28Down all day7:37 AM4:22 PM10:48 AM1:11 PMNot above -6°11:59 AM (-11.5°)91.409
29Down all day7:36 AM4:24 PM10:44 AM1:15 PMNot above -6°12:00 PM (-11.4°)91.407
30Down all day7:35 AM4:26 PM10:41 AM1:20 PMNot above -6°12:00 PM (-11.3°)91.405
31Down all day7:34 AM4:28 PM10:37 AM1:25 PMNot above -6°12:01 PM (-11.3°)91.403
* All times are local time for Longyearbyen. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Friday, December 21, 2012 at 12:12 PM 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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