Flag for U.S.A. Chicago, U.S.A. — Sunrise, sunset and daylength, December 1978

Daylight

6:14 AM – 7:28 PM
13 hours, 13 minutes

Current Time: Aug 30, 2015 at 3:53:30 AM

Sun Direction: 51° Northeast

Sun Altitude: -24.2°

Sun Distance: 14,041,042,944 million mi


Next Equinox: Sep 23, 2015 3:21 AM (Autumnal)

Sunrise Today: 6:14 AM 77° East

Sunset Today: 7:28 PM 283° West

Location of ChicagoLocation

December 1978 — Sun in Chicago

1978Sunrise/setDaylengthAstro.
Twilight
Naut.
Twilight
Civil
Twilight
Solar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
16:58 AM (119°)4:20 PM (241°)9:22:02−1:225:19 AM6:00 PM5:53 AM5:26 PM6:27 AM4:52 PM11:40 AM (26.3°)91.655
26:59 AM (119°)4:20 PM (241°)9:20:42−1:195:20 AM6:00 PM5:54 AM5:26 PM6:28 AM4:51 PM11:40 AM (26.2°)91.640
37:01 AM (119°)4:20 PM (240°)9:19:26−1:155:21 AM5:59 PM5:55 AM5:26 PM6:29 AM4:51 PM11:40 AM (26.0°)91.626
47:02 AM (120°)4:20 PM (240°)9:18:14−1:125:22 AM5:59 PM5:56 AM5:26 PM6:30 AM4:51 PM11:41 AM (25.9°)91.612
57:03 AM (120°)4:20 PM (240°)9:17:05−1:085:23 AM5:59 PM5:56 AM5:26 PM6:31 AM4:51 PM11:41 AM (25.8°)91.598
67:03 AM (120°)4:19 PM (240°)9:16:00−1:055:24 AM5:59 PM5:57 AM5:26 PM6:32 AM4:51 PM11:42 AM (25.6°)91.584
77:04 AM (120°)4:19 PM (240°)9:14:59−1:015:24 AM5:59 PM5:58 AM5:26 PM6:33 AM4:51 PM11:42 AM (25.5°)91.571
87:05 AM (120°)4:19 PM (240°)9:14:01−0:575:25 AM6:00 PM5:59 AM5:26 PM6:34 AM4:51 PM11:42 AM (25.4°)91.558
97:06 AM (121°)4:19 PM (239°)9:13:08−0:535:26 AM6:00 PM6:00 AM5:26 PM6:35 AM4:51 PM11:43 AM (25.3°)91.546
107:07 AM (121°)4:19 PM (239°)9:12:18−0:495:27 AM6:00 PM6:01 AM5:26 PM6:36 AM4:51 PM11:43 AM (25.2°)91.534
117:08 AM (121°)4:20 PM (239°)9:11:32−0:455:28 AM6:00 PM6:01 AM5:26 PM6:36 AM4:51 PM11:44 AM (25.1°)91.523
127:09 AM (121°)4:20 PM (239°)9:10:50−0:415:28 AM6:00 PM6:02 AM5:26 PM6:37 AM4:51 PM11:44 AM (25.1°)91.513
137:10 AM (121°)4:20 PM (239°)9:10:13−0:375:29 AM6:00 PM6:03 AM5:26 PM6:38 AM4:51 PM11:45 AM (25.0°)91.502
147:10 AM (121°)4:20 PM (239°)9:09:39−0:335:30 AM6:01 PM6:04 AM5:27 PM6:39 AM4:52 PM11:45 AM (24.9°)91.493
157:11 AM (121°)4:20 PM (239°)9:09:10−0:295:30 AM6:01 PM6:04 AM5:27 PM6:39 AM4:52 PM11:46 AM (24.9°)91.484
167:12 AM (121°)4:21 PM (239°)9:08:44−0:255:31 AM6:01 PM6:05 AM5:27 PM6:40 AM4:52 PM11:46 AM (24.8°)91.476
177:12 AM (121°)4:21 PM (239°)9:08:23−0:215:32 AM6:02 PM6:06 AM5:28 PM6:41 AM4:52 PM11:47 AM (24.8°)91.468
187:13 AM (121°)4:21 PM (239°)9:08:06−0:165:32 AM6:02 PM6:06 AM5:28 PM6:41 AM4:53 PM11:47 AM (24.8°)91.460
197:14 AM (121°)4:22 PM (239°)9:07:54−0:125:33 AM6:02 PM6:07 AM5:28 PM6:42 AM4:53 PM11:48 AM (24.7°)91.454
207:14 AM (121°)4:22 PM (239°)9:07:45−0:085:33 AM6:03 PM6:07 AM5:29 PM6:43 AM4:54 PM11:48 AM (24.7°)91.447
217:15 AM (121°)4:22 PM (239°)9:07:41−0:045:34 AM6:03 PM6:08 AM5:29 PM6:43 AM4:54 PM11:49 AM (24.7°)91.442
227:15 AM (121°)4:23 PM (239°)9:07:41< 1s5:34 AM6:04 PM6:08 AM5:30 PM6:44 AM4:55 PM11:49 AM (24.7°)91.436
237:16 AM (121°)4:24 PM (239°)9:07:46+0:045:35 AM6:04 PM6:09 AM5:30 PM6:44 AM4:55 PM11:50 AM (24.7°)91.431
247:16 AM (121°)4:24 PM (239°)9:07:54+0:085:35 AM6:05 PM6:09 AM5:31 PM6:44 AM4:56 PM11:50 AM (24.7°)91.427
257:17 AM (121°)4:25 PM (239°)9:08:07+0:125:36 AM6:06 PM6:10 AM5:32 PM6:45 AM4:56 PM11:51 AM (24.8°)91.423
267:17 AM (121°)4:25 PM (239°)9:08:25+0:175:36 AM6:06 PM6:10 AM5:32 PM6:45 AM4:57 PM11:51 AM (24.8°)91.420
277:17 AM (121°)4:26 PM (239°)9:08:46+0:215:37 AM6:07 PM6:10 AM5:33 PM6:46 AM4:58 PM11:52 AM (24.8°)91.416
287:18 AM (121°)4:27 PM (239°)9:09:11+0:255:37 AM6:07 PM6:11 AM5:34 PM6:46 AM4:58 PM11:52 AM (24.9°)91.414
297:18 AM (121°)4:27 PM (239°)9:09:41+0:295:37 AM6:08 PM6:11 AM5:34 PM6:46 AM4:59 PM11:53 AM (24.9°)91.411
307:18 AM (121°)4:28 PM (239°)9:10:15+0:335:37 AM6:09 PM6:11 AM5:35 PM6:46 AM5:00 PM11:53 AM (25.0°)91.409
317:18 AM (121°)4:29 PM (239°)9:10:53+0:385:38 AM6:10 PM6:12 AM5:36 PM6:47 AM5:01 PM11:54 AM (25.1°)91.407
* All times are local time for Chicago. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Thursday, December 21, 1978 at 11:22 PM in Chicago. This day is 6 hours, 6 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 8 or December 9.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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