Flag for USA Abilene, Texas, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2016

Daylight

7:30 am – 5:34 pm
10 hours, 3 minutes

Current Time: Dec 10, 2016 at 1:06:50 am

Sun Direction: 41° Northeast

Sun Altitude: -77.8°

Sun Distance: 91.537 million mi


Next Solstice: Dec 21, 2016 4:44 am (Winter)

Sunrise Today: 7:30 am 117° Southeast

Sunset Today: 5:34 pm 243° Southwest

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December 2016 — Sun in Abilene

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:23 am (116°)5:33 pm (244°)10:10:11−0:545:56 am7:00 pm6:26 am6:30 pm6:56 am6:00 pm12:28 pm (35.6°)91.650
27:24 am (116°)5:33 pm (244°)10:09:19−0:525:57 am7:00 pm6:27 am6:30 pm6:57 am6:00 pm12:29 pm (35.5°)91.636
37:25 am (116°)5:33 pm (244°)10:08:29−0:495:58 am7:00 pm6:27 am6:31 pm6:58 am6:00 pm12:29 pm (35.3°)91.621
47:26 am (116°)5:33 pm (244°)10:07:41−0:475:58 am7:00 pm6:28 am6:31 pm6:59 am6:00 pm12:29 pm (35.2°)91.607
57:26 am (116°)5:33 pm (244°)10:06:56−0:445:59 am7:01 pm6:29 am6:31 pm6:59 am6:00 pm12:30 pm (35.1°)91.593
67:27 am (116°)5:33 pm (243°)10:06:14−0:426:00 am7:01 pm6:30 am6:31 pm7:00 am6:00 pm12:30 pm (35.0°)91.580
77:28 am (117°)5:33 pm (243°)10:05:34−0:396:00 am7:01 pm6:30 am6:31 pm7:01 am6:00 pm12:31 pm (34.9°)91.567
87:29 am (117°)5:34 pm (243°)10:04:57−0:376:01 am7:01 pm6:31 am6:31 pm7:02 am6:01 pm12:31 pm (34.8°)91.555
97:29 am (117°)5:34 pm (243°)10:04:23−0:346:02 am7:01 pm6:32 am6:31 pm7:02 am6:01 pm12:32 pm (34.7°)91.542
107:30 am (117°)5:34 pm (243°)10:03:51−0:316:02 am7:02 pm6:32 am6:32 pm7:03 am6:01 pm12:32 pm (34.6°)91.531
117:31 am (117°)5:34 pm (243°)10:03:22−0:286:03 am7:02 pm6:33 am6:32 pm7:04 am6:01 pm12:33 pm (34.5°)91.520
127:31 am (117°)5:34 pm (243°)10:02:56−0:266:04 am7:02 pm6:34 am6:32 pm7:04 am6:02 pm12:33 pm (34.4°)91.509
137:32 am (117°)5:35 pm (243°)10:02:33−0:236:04 am7:02 pm6:34 am6:33 pm7:05 am6:02 pm12:33 pm (34.4°)91.500
147:33 am (117°)5:35 pm (243°)10:02:12−0:206:05 am7:03 pm6:35 am6:33 pm7:06 am6:02 pm12:34 pm (34.3°)91.490
157:33 am (117°)5:35 pm (243°)10:01:55−0:176:06 am7:03 pm6:36 am6:33 pm7:06 am6:03 pm12:34 pm (34.3°)91.482
167:34 am (117°)5:36 pm (243°)10:01:40−0:146:06 am7:04 pm6:36 am6:34 pm7:07 am6:03 pm12:35 pm (34.2°)91.473
177:35 am (117°)5:36 pm (243°)10:01:28−0:126:07 am7:04 pm6:37 am6:34 pm7:07 am6:03 pm12:35 pm (34.2°)91.466
187:35 am (117°)5:37 pm (243°)10:01:18−0:096:07 am7:04 pm6:37 am6:34 pm7:08 am6:04 pm12:36 pm (34.2°)91.459
197:36 am (118°)5:37 pm (242°)10:01:12−0:066:08 am7:05 pm6:38 am6:35 pm7:09 am6:04 pm12:36 pm (34.2°)91.452
207:36 am (118°)5:37 pm (242°)10:01:09−0:036:08 am7:05 pm6:38 am6:35 pm7:09 am6:05 pm12:37 pm (34.1°)91.446
217:37 am (118°)5:38 pm (242°)10:01:08< 1s6:09 am7:06 pm6:39 am6:36 pm7:10 am6:05 pm12:37 pm (34.1°)91.441
227:37 am (118°)5:38 pm (242°)10:01:11+0:026:09 am7:06 pm6:39 am6:36 pm7:10 am6:06 pm12:38 pm (34.1°)91.436
237:38 am (118°)5:39 pm (243°)10:01:16+0:056:10 am7:07 pm6:40 am6:37 pm7:11 am6:06 pm12:38 pm (34.2°)91.431
247:38 am (117°)5:40 pm (243°)10:01:24+0:086:10 am7:08 pm6:40 am6:38 pm7:11 am6:07 pm12:39 pm (34.2°)91.427
257:39 am (117°)5:40 pm (243°)10:01:36+0:116:11 am7:08 pm6:41 am6:38 pm7:11 am6:07 pm12:39 pm (34.2°)91.423
267:39 am (117°)5:41 pm (243°)10:01:50+0:136:11 am7:09 pm6:41 am6:39 pm7:12 am6:08 pm12:40 pm (34.3°)91.419
277:39 am (117°)5:41 pm (243°)10:02:06+0:166:12 am7:09 pm6:41 am6:39 pm7:12 am6:09 pm12:40 pm (34.3°)91.416
287:40 am (117°)5:42 pm (243°)10:02:26+0:196:12 am7:10 pm6:42 am6:40 pm7:13 am6:09 pm12:41 pm (34.4°)91.413
297:40 am (117°)5:43 pm (243°)10:02:49+0:226:12 am7:11 pm6:42 am6:41 pm7:13 am6:10 pm12:41 pm (34.4°)91.411
307:40 am (117°)5:43 pm (243°)10:03:14+0:256:13 am7:11 pm6:43 am6:41 pm7:13 am6:11 pm12:42 pm (34.5°)91.409
317:40 am (117°)5:44 pm (243°)10:03:42+0:286:13 am7:12 pm6:43 am6:42 pm7:13 am6:11 pm12:42 pm (34.6°)91.407
* All times are local time for Abilene. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Today is highlighted.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 4:44 am in Abilene. This day is 4 hours, 16 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 2 or December 3.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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