Flag for Norway Longyearbyen, Norway — Sunrise, sunset and daylength, December 2012


8:48 AM – 3:34 PM
6 hours, 46 minutes

Current Time: Feb 27, 2015 at 2:10:31 PM

Sun Direction: 210° Southwest

Sun Altitude: 2.2°

Sun Distance: 92.063 million mi

Next Equinox: Mar 20, 2015 11:44 PM (Vernal)

Sunrise Today: 8:48 AM 130° Southeast

Sunset Today: 3:34 PM 230° Southwest

Location of LongyearbyenLocation

December 2012 — Sun in Longyearbyen

Solar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
1Down all day6:55 AM4:37 PM9:30 AM2:02 PMNot above -6°11:47 AM (-10.1°)91.657
2Down all day6:58 AM4:35 PM9:36 AM1:57 PMNot above -6°11:47 AM (-10.2°)91.643
3Down all day7:01 AM4:32 PM9:41 AM1:52 PMNot above -6°11:47 AM (-10.4°)91.629
4Down all day7:05 AM4:30 PM9:47 AM1:47 PMNot above -6°11:48 AM (-10.5°)91.616
5Down all day7:08 AM4:28 PM9:53 AM1:42 PMNot above -6°11:48 AM (-10.6°)91.603
6Down all day7:11 AM4:26 PM9:59 AM1:38 PMNot above -6°11:49 AM (-10.8°)91.591
7Down all day7:13 AM4:24 PM10:04 AM1:33 PMNot above -6°11:49 AM (-10.9°)91.579
8Down all day7:16 AM4:22 PM10:10 AM1:28 PMNot above -6°11:49 AM (-11.0°)91.568
9Down all day7:19 AM4:20 PM10:15 AM1:24 PMNot above -6°11:50 AM (-11.1°)91.557
10Down all day7:21 AM4:19 PM10:20 AM1:20 PMNot above -6°11:50 AM (-11.2°)91.546
11Down all day7:23 AM4:18 PM10:25 AM1:16 PMNot above -6°11:51 AM (-11.2°)91.535
12Down all day7:25 AM4:17 PM10:30 AM1:12 PMNot above -6°11:51 AM (-11.3°)91.525
13Down all day7:27 AM4:16 PM10:35 AM1:08 PMNot above -6°11:52 AM (-11.4°)91.515
14Down all day7:29 AM4:15 PM10:39 AM1:05 PMNot above -6°11:52 AM (-11.4°)91.506
15Down all day7:31 AM4:14 PM10:43 AM1:02 PMNot above -6°11:53 AM (-11.5°)91.497
16Down all day7:32 AM4:14 PM10:46 AM1:00 PMNot above -6°11:53 AM (-11.5°)91.488
17Down all day7:33 AM4:14 PM10:50 AM12:57 PMNot above -6°11:54 AM (-11.6°)91.479
18Down all day7:35 AM4:13 PM10:52 AM12:56 PMNot above -6°11:54 AM (-11.6°)91.471
19Down all day7:36 AM4:14 PM10:54 AM12:55 PMNot above -6°11:55 AM (-11.6°)91.464
20Down all day7:36 AM4:14 PM10:56 AM12:54 PMNot above -6°11:55 AM (-11.6°)91.456
21Down all day7:37 AM4:14 PM10:57 AM12:55 PMNot above -6°11:56 AM (-11.6°)91.449
22Down all day7:37 AM4:15 PM10:57 AM12:55 PMNot above -6°11:56 AM (-11.6°)91.443
23Down all day7:38 AM4:16 PM10:56 AM12:57 PMNot above -6°11:57 AM (-11.6°)91.437
24Down all day7:38 AM4:17 PM10:55 AM12:59 PMNot above -6°11:57 AM (-11.6°)91.432
25Down all day7:38 AM4:18 PM10:54 AM1:02 PMNot above -6°11:58 AM (-11.6°)91.427
26Down all day7:37 AM4:19 PM10:52 AM1:05 PMNot above -6°11:58 AM (-11.5°)91.423
27Down all day7:37 AM4:21 PM10:49 AM1:08 PMNot above -6°11:59 AM (-11.5°)91.419
28Down all day7:36 AM4:22 PM10:46 AM1:12 PMNot above -6°11:59 AM (-11.4°)91.416
29Down all day7:36 AM4:24 PM10:43 AM1:17 PMNot above -6°12:00 PM (-11.4°)91.414
30Down all day7:35 AM4:26 PM10:39 AM1:21 PMNot above -6°12:00 PM (-11.3°)91.412
31Down all day7:34 AM4:28 PM10:36 AM1:26 PMNot above -6°12:01 PM (-11.2°)91.411
* 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?

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