Flag for USA Anchorage, AK, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2016

Daylight

7:55 AM – 7:44 PM
11 hours, 49 minutes

Current Time: Sep 26, 2016 at 11:12:46 PM

Sun Direction: 316° Northwest

Sun Altitude: -23.6°

Sun Distance: 93.161 million mi


Next Solstice: Dec 21, 2016 1:44 AM (Winter)

Sunrise Today: 7:55 AM 92° East

Sunset Today: 7:44 PM 268° West

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December 2016 — Sun in Anchorage

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
19:47 AM (139°)3:51 PM (221°)6:04:08−3:326:58 AM6:39 PM7:51 AM5:47 PM8:49 AM4:49 PM12:49 PM (7.0°)91.648
29:49 AM (139°)3:49 PM (221°)6:00:43−3:247:00 AM6:38 PM7:52 AM5:46 PM8:50 AM4:48 PM12:49 PM (6.8°)91.634
39:51 AM (139°)3:48 PM (221°)5:57:26−3:167:01 AM6:38 PM7:54 AM5:45 PM8:52 AM4:47 PM12:50 PM (6.7°)91.619
49:53 AM (140°)3:47 PM (220°)5:54:18−3:077:02 AM6:37 PM7:55 AM5:44 PM8:54 AM4:46 PM12:50 PM (6.6°)91.605
59:55 AM (140°)3:46 PM (220°)5:51:20−2:587:04 AM6:37 PM7:57 AM5:44 PM8:55 AM4:46 PM12:51 PM (6.4°)91.592
69:57 AM (140°)3:45 PM (219°)5:48:30−2:497:05 AM6:36 PM7:58 AM5:43 PM8:57 AM4:45 PM12:51 PM (6.3°)91.578
79:58 AM (141°)3:44 PM (219°)5:45:50−2:407:06 AM6:36 PM7:59 AM5:43 PM8:58 AM4:44 PM12:51 PM (6.2°)91.565
810:00 AM (141°)3:43 PM (219°)5:43:20−2:307:08 AM6:36 PM8:01 AM5:43 PM9:00 AM4:44 PM12:52 PM (6.1°)91.553
910:02 AM (141°)3:43 PM (219°)5:41:00−2:197:09 AM6:36 PM8:02 AM5:42 PM9:01 AM4:43 PM12:52 PM (6.0°)91.541
1010:03 AM (142°)3:42 PM (218°)5:38:50−2:097:10 AM6:35 PM8:03 AM5:42 PM9:02 AM4:43 PM12:53 PM (5.9°)91.529
1110:05 AM (142°)3:42 PM (218°)5:36:52−1:587:11 AM6:35 PM8:04 AM5:42 PM9:04 AM4:43 PM12:53 PM (5.9°)91.518
1210:06 AM (142°)3:41 PM (218°)5:35:04−1:477:12 AM6:35 PM8:05 AM5:42 PM9:05 AM4:42 PM12:54 PM (5.8°)91.508
1310:07 AM (142°)3:41 PM (218°)5:33:28−1:367:13 AM6:35 PM8:06 AM5:42 PM9:06 AM4:42 PM12:54 PM (5.7°)91.498
1410:09 AM (142°)3:41 PM (217°)5:32:03−1:247:14 AM6:35 PM8:07 AM5:42 PM9:07 AM4:42 PM12:55 PM (5.7°)91.489
1510:10 AM (143°)3:40 PM (217°)5:30:50−1:137:15 AM6:36 PM8:08 AM5:42 PM9:08 AM4:42 PM12:55 PM (5.6°)91.480
1610:11 AM (143°)3:40 PM (217°)5:29:49−1:017:15 AM6:36 PM8:09 AM5:42 PM9:09 AM4:42 PM12:56 PM (5.6°)91.472
1710:12 AM (143°)3:41 PM (217°)5:28:59−0:497:16 AM6:36 PM8:10 AM5:42 PM9:09 AM4:43 PM12:56 PM (5.6°)91.465
1810:12 AM (143°)3:41 PM (217°)5:28:22−0:377:17 AM6:36 PM8:10 AM5:43 PM9:10 AM4:43 PM12:57 PM (5.5°)91.458
1910:13 AM (143°)3:41 PM (217°)5:27:57−0:247:17 AM6:37 PM8:11 AM5:43 PM9:11 AM4:43 PM12:57 PM (5.5°)91.451
2010:14 AM (143°)3:41 PM (217°)5:27:45−0:127:18 AM6:37 PM8:12 AM5:44 PM9:11 AM4:44 PM12:58 PM (5.5°)91.446
2110:14 AM (143°)3:42 PM (217°)5:27:44< 1s7:18 AM6:38 PM8:12 AM5:44 PM9:12 AM4:44 PM12:58 PM (5.5°)91.440
2210:15 AM (143°)3:43 PM (217°)5:27:56+0:117:19 AM6:38 PM8:13 AM5:45 PM9:12 AM4:45 PM12:59 PM (5.5°)91.435
2310:15 AM (143°)3:43 PM (217°)5:28:21+0:247:19 AM6:39 PM8:13 AM5:45 PM9:13 AM4:45 PM12:59 PM (5.5°)91.430
2410:15 AM (143°)3:44 PM (217°)5:28:57+0:367:20 AM6:40 PM8:13 AM5:46 PM9:13 AM4:46 PM1:00 PM (5.6°)91.426
2510:15 AM (143°)3:45 PM (217°)5:29:46+0:487:20 AM6:40 PM8:14 AM5:47 PM9:13 AM4:47 PM1:00 PM (5.6°)91.422
2610:15 AM (143°)3:46 PM (217°)5:30:47+1:007:20 AM6:41 PM8:14 AM5:48 PM9:13 AM4:48 PM1:01 PM (5.6°)91.419
2710:15 AM (143°)3:47 PM (218°)5:31:59+1:127:20 AM6:42 PM8:14 AM5:48 PM9:13 AM4:49 PM1:01 PM (5.7°)91.416
2810:15 AM (142°)3:48 PM (218°)5:33:24+1:247:20 AM6:43 PM8:14 AM5:49 PM9:13 AM4:50 PM1:02 PM (5.7°)91.413
2910:15 AM (142°)3:50 PM (218°)5:35:00+1:357:20 AM6:44 PM8:14 AM5:50 PM9:13 AM4:51 PM1:02 PM (5.8°)91.411
3010:14 AM (142°)3:51 PM (218°)5:36:47+1:477:20 AM6:45 PM8:14 AM5:51 PM9:13 AM4:52 PM1:02 PM (5.9°)91.409
3110:14 AM (142°)3:52 PM (218°)5:38:43+1:567:20 AM6:46 PM8:14 AM5:53 PM9:13 AM4:53 PM1:03 PM (5.9°)91.407
* All times are local time for Anchorage. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 1:44 AM in Anchorage. This day is 13 hours, 54 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 16. Latest sunrise is on December 25 or December 26.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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