Flag for USA Asheville, North Carolina, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2016

Daylight

7:27 am – 5:17 pm
9 hours, 49 minutes

Current Time: Dec 7, 2016 at 1:36:47 pm

Sun Direction: 200° South

Sun Altitude: 29.1°

Sun Distance: 91.567 million mi


Next Solstice: Dec 21, 2016 5:44 am (Winter)

Sunrise Today: 7:27 am 118° Southeast

Sunset Today: 5:17 pm 242° Southwest

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December 2016 — Sun in Asheville

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:22 am (117°)5:17 pm (243°)9:55:15−1:025:51 am6:47 pm6:22 am6:17 pm6:54 am5:45 pm12:20 pm (32.5°)91.651
27:23 am (117°)5:17 pm (243°)9:54:15−0:595:52 am6:47 pm6:23 am6:17 pm6:55 am5:45 pm12:20 pm (32.3°)91.636
37:24 am (117°)5:17 pm (243°)9:53:18−0:565:53 am6:47 pm6:24 am6:17 pm6:55 am5:45 pm12:20 pm (32.2°)91.622
47:24 am (117°)5:17 pm (243°)9:52:24−0:545:54 am6:47 pm6:25 am6:17 pm6:56 am5:45 pm12:21 pm (32.1°)91.608
57:25 am (117°)5:17 pm (243°)9:51:33−0:515:55 am6:48 pm6:25 am6:17 pm6:57 am5:45 pm12:21 pm (31.9°)91.594
67:26 am (117°)5:17 pm (242°)9:50:45−0:485:55 am6:48 pm6:26 am6:17 pm6:58 am5:45 pm12:22 pm (31.8°)91.581
77:27 am (118°)5:17 pm (242°)9:49:59−0:455:56 am6:48 pm6:27 am6:17 pm6:59 am5:45 pm12:22 pm (31.7°)91.568
87:28 am (118°)5:17 pm (242°)9:49:17−0:425:57 am6:48 pm6:28 am6:17 pm6:59 am5:45 pm12:22 pm (31.6°)91.555
97:28 am (118°)5:17 pm (242°)9:48:38−0:395:57 am6:48 pm6:28 am6:17 pm7:00 am5:45 pm12:23 pm (31.5°)91.543
107:29 am (118°)5:17 pm (242°)9:48:02−0:365:58 am6:48 pm6:29 am6:17 pm7:01 am5:46 pm12:23 pm (31.4°)91.531
117:30 am (118°)5:17 pm (242°)9:47:28−0:335:59 am6:49 pm6:30 am6:18 pm7:02 am5:46 pm12:24 pm (31.4°)91.520
127:31 am (118°)5:18 pm (242°)9:46:59−0:295:59 am6:49 pm6:30 am6:18 pm7:02 am5:46 pm12:24 pm (31.3°)91.510
137:31 am (118°)5:18 pm (242°)9:46:32−0:266:00 am6:49 pm6:31 am6:18 pm7:03 am5:46 pm12:25 pm (31.2°)91.500
147:32 am (118°)5:18 pm (242°)9:46:08−0:236:01 am6:50 pm6:32 am6:19 pm7:04 am5:47 pm12:25 pm (31.2°)91.491
157:33 am (118°)5:19 pm (242°)9:45:48−0:206:01 am6:50 pm6:32 am6:19 pm7:04 am5:47 pm12:26 pm (31.1°)91.482
167:33 am (118°)5:19 pm (241°)9:45:31−0:176:02 am6:50 pm6:33 am6:19 pm7:05 am5:47 pm12:26 pm (31.1°)91.474
177:34 am (119°)5:19 pm (241°)9:45:17−0:136:03 am6:51 pm6:34 am6:20 pm7:06 am5:48 pm12:27 pm (31.0°)91.466
187:35 am (119°)5:20 pm (241°)9:45:06−0:106:03 am6:51 pm6:34 am6:20 pm7:06 am5:48 pm12:27 pm (31.0°)91.459
197:35 am (119°)5:20 pm (241°)9:44:59−0:076:04 am6:52 pm6:35 am6:21 pm7:07 am5:49 pm12:28 pm (31.0°)91.453
207:36 am (119°)5:21 pm (241°)9:44:55−0:036:04 am6:52 pm6:35 am6:21 pm7:07 am5:49 pm12:28 pm (31.0°)91.447
217:36 am (119°)5:21 pm (241°)9:44:54< 1s6:05 am6:53 pm6:36 am6:22 pm7:08 am5:50 pm12:29 pm (31.0°)91.441
227:37 am (119°)5:22 pm (241°)9:44:57+0:026:05 am6:53 pm6:36 am6:22 pm7:08 am5:50 pm12:29 pm (31.0°)91.436
237:37 am (119°)5:22 pm (241°)9:45:03+0:056:06 am6:54 pm6:37 am6:23 pm7:09 am5:51 pm12:30 pm (31.0°)91.431
247:38 am (119°)5:23 pm (241°)9:45:12+0:096:06 am6:54 pm6:37 am6:23 pm7:09 am5:51 pm12:30 pm (31.0°)91.427
257:38 am (119°)5:23 pm (241°)9:45:25+0:126:06 am6:55 pm6:38 am6:24 pm7:10 am5:52 pm12:31 pm (31.1°)91.423
267:38 am (118°)5:24 pm (242°)9:45:40+0:156:07 am6:55 pm6:38 am6:24 pm7:10 am5:52 pm12:31 pm (31.1°)91.419
277:39 am (118°)5:25 pm (242°)9:45:59+0:196:07 am6:56 pm6:38 am6:25 pm7:10 am5:53 pm12:32 pm (31.1°)91.416
287:39 am (118°)5:25 pm (242°)9:46:22+0:226:08 am6:57 pm6:39 am6:26 pm7:11 am5:54 pm12:32 pm (31.2°)91.414
297:39 am (118°)5:26 pm (242°)9:46:47+0:256:08 am6:57 pm6:39 am6:26 pm7:11 am5:54 pm12:33 pm (31.3°)91.411
307:39 am (118°)5:27 pm (242°)9:47:16+0:286:08 am6:58 pm6:39 am6:27 pm7:11 am5:55 pm12:33 pm (31.3°)91.409
317:40 am (118°)5:28 pm (242°)9:47:48+0:316:09 am6:59 pm6:40 am6:28 pm7:11 am5:56 pm12:34 pm (31.4°)91.407
* All times are local time for Asheville. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Today is highlighted.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 5:44 am in Asheville. This day is 4 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 4 or December 5.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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