Flag for United Kingdom London, England, United Kingdom — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2016

Daylight

7:48 am – 3:53 pm
8 hours, 4 minutes

Current Time: Dec 4, 2016 at 4:31:16 pm

Sun Direction: 241° Southwest

Sun Altitude: -5.8°

Sun Distance: 91.608 million mi


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

Sunrise Today: 7:48 am 126° Southeast

Sunset Today: 3:53 pm 234° Southwest

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December 2016 — Sun in London

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:44 am (125°)3:55 pm (234°)8:10:23−2:015:43 am5:56 pm6:23 am5:16 pm7:05 am4:34 pm11:50 am (16.6°)91.654
27:46 am (126°)3:54 pm (234°)8:08:26−1:565:44 am5:56 pm6:24 am5:16 pm7:07 am4:33 pm11:50 am (16.5°)91.640
37:47 am (126°)3:54 pm (234°)8:06:34−1:515:45 am5:56 pm6:25 am5:15 pm7:08 am4:33 pm11:51 am (16.4°)91.625
47:48 am (126°)3:53 pm (234°)8:04:48−1:465:46 am5:56 pm6:26 am5:15 pm7:09 am4:33 pm11:51 am (16.2°)91.611
57:50 am (127°)3:53 pm (233°)8:03:06−1:415:47 am5:55 pm6:28 am5:15 pm7:10 am4:32 pm11:51 am (16.1°)91.597
67:51 am (127°)3:52 pm (233°)8:01:31−1:355:48 am5:55 pm6:29 am5:15 pm7:11 am4:32 pm11:52 am (16.0°)91.584
77:52 am (127°)3:52 pm (233°)8:00:01−1:305:49 am5:55 pm6:30 am5:15 pm7:12 am4:32 pm11:52 am (15.9°)91.571
87:53 am (127°)3:52 pm (233°)7:58:37−1:245:50 am5:55 pm6:31 am5:14 pm7:13 am4:32 pm11:53 am (15.8°)91.558
97:54 am (127°)3:52 pm (233°)7:57:18−1:185:51 am5:55 pm6:32 am5:14 pm7:14 am4:31 pm11:53 am (15.7°)91.546
107:55 am (127°)3:51 pm (232°)7:56:06−1:125:52 am5:55 pm6:33 am5:14 pm7:15 am4:31 pm11:54 am (15.6°)91.534
117:56 am (128°)3:51 pm (232°)7:54:59−1:065:53 am5:55 pm6:33 am5:14 pm7:16 am4:31 pm11:54 am (15.5°)91.523
127:57 am (128°)3:51 pm (232°)7:53:59−1:005:54 am5:55 pm6:34 am5:14 pm7:17 am4:31 pm11:54 am (15.4°)91.512
137:58 am (128°)3:51 pm (232°)7:53:05−0:545:54 am5:55 pm6:35 am5:15 pm7:18 am4:32 pm11:55 am (15.4°)91.502
147:59 am (128°)3:51 pm (232°)7:52:17−0:475:55 am5:55 pm6:36 am5:15 pm7:19 am4:32 pm11:55 am (15.3°)91.493
158:00 am (128°)3:52 pm (232°)7:51:35−0:415:56 am5:56 pm6:37 am5:15 pm7:20 am4:32 pm11:56 am (15.3°)91.484
168:01 am (128°)3:52 pm (232°)7:51:00−0:355:57 am5:56 pm6:37 am5:15 pm7:21 am4:32 pm11:56 am (15.2°)91.476
178:02 am (128°)3:52 pm (232°)7:50:31−0:285:57 am5:56 pm6:38 am5:16 pm7:21 am4:32 pm11:57 am (15.2°)91.468
188:02 am (128°)3:52 pm (232°)7:50:08−0:225:58 am5:57 pm6:39 am5:16 pm7:22 am4:33 pm11:57 am (15.1°)91.461
198:03 am (128°)3:53 pm (232°)7:49:53−0:155:59 am5:57 pm6:39 am5:16 pm7:23 am4:33 pm11:58 am (15.1°)91.454
208:03 am (128°)3:53 pm (232°)7:49:43−0:095:59 am5:58 pm6:40 am5:17 pm7:23 am4:34 pm11:58 am (15.1°)91.448
218:04 am (128°)3:54 pm (232°)7:49:40−0:026:00 am5:58 pm6:40 am5:17 pm7:24 am4:34 pm11:59 am (15.1°)91.442
228:04 am (128°)3:54 pm (232°)7:49:44+0:036:00 am5:59 pm6:41 am5:18 pm7:24 am4:35 pm11:59 am (15.1°)91.437
238:05 am (128°)3:55 pm (232°)7:49:54+0:106:01 am5:59 pm6:41 am5:18 pm7:25 am4:35 pm12:00 pm (15.1°)91.432
248:05 am (128°)3:55 pm (232°)7:50:11+0:166:01 am6:00 pm6:42 am5:19 pm7:25 am4:36 pm12:00 pm (15.2°)91.428
258:06 am (128°)3:56 pm (232°)7:50:34+0:236:01 am6:00 pm6:42 am5:20 pm7:25 am4:36 pm12:01 pm (15.2°)91.424
268:06 am (128°)3:57 pm (232°)7:51:04+0:296:02 am6:01 pm6:42 am5:20 pm7:26 am4:37 pm12:01 pm (15.2°)91.420
278:06 am (128°)3:58 pm (232°)7:51:40+0:366:02 am6:02 pm6:43 am5:21 pm7:26 am4:38 pm12:02 pm (15.3°)91.417
288:06 am (128°)3:59 pm (232°)7:52:22+0:426:02 am6:03 pm6:43 am5:22 pm7:26 am4:39 pm12:02 pm (15.3°)91.414
298:06 am (128°)3:59 pm (232°)7:53:11+0:486:02 am6:03 pm6:43 am5:23 pm7:26 am4:40 pm12:03 pm (15.4°)91.412
308:06 am (128°)4:00 pm (232°)7:54:06+0:556:03 am6:04 pm6:43 am5:23 pm7:26 am4:40 pm12:03 pm (15.4°)91.410
318:06 am (128°)4:01 pm (232°)7:55:07+1:016:03 am6:05 pm6:43 am5:24 pm7:26 am4:41 pm12:04 pm (15.5°)91.408
* All times are local time for London. 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 London. This day is 8 hours, 49 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. Latest sunrise is on December 30.

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