Flag for U.S.A. Chicago, U.S.A. — Sunrise, sunset and daylength, December 2012

Daylight

6:39 AM – 7:12 PM
12 hours, 33 minutes

Current Time: Mar 29, 2015 at 1:17:25 AM

Sun Direction: 8° North

Sun Altitude: -44.5°

Sun Distance: 92.795 million mi


Next Solstice: Jun 21, 2015 11:37 AM (Summer)

Sunrise Today: 6:39 AM 85° East

Sunset Today: 7:12 PM 276° West

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December 2012 — Sun in Chicago

2012Sunrise/setDaylengthAstro.
Twilight
Naut.
Twilight
Civil
Twilight
Solar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
16:59 AM (119°)4:20 PM (241°)9:21:03−1:205:20 AM6:00 PM5:53 AM5:26 PM6:28 AM4:51 PM11:40 AM (26.2°)91.644
27:00 AM (119°)4:20 PM (240°)9:19:46−1:165:21 AM5:59 PM5:54 AM5:26 PM6:29 AM4:51 PM11:40 AM (26.1°)91.630
37:01 AM (120°)4:20 PM (240°)9:18:33−1:135:22 AM5:59 PM5:55 AM5:26 PM6:30 AM4:51 PM11:41 AM (25.9°)91.617
47:02 AM (120°)4:20 PM (240°)9:17:24−1:095:22 AM5:59 PM5:56 AM5:26 PM6:31 AM4:51 PM11:41 AM (25.8°)91.604
57:03 AM (120°)4:19 PM (240°)9:16:18−1:055:23 AM5:59 PM5:57 AM5:26 PM6:32 AM4:51 PM11:41 AM (25.7°)91.591
67:04 AM (120°)4:19 PM (240°)9:15:15−1:025:24 AM5:59 PM5:58 AM5:26 PM6:33 AM4:51 PM11:42 AM (25.6°)91.579
77:05 AM (120°)4:19 PM (240°)9:14:17−0:585:25 AM5:59 PM5:59 AM5:26 PM6:34 AM4:51 PM11:42 AM (25.4°)91.567
87:06 AM (120°)4:19 PM (239°)9:13:22−0:545:26 AM6:00 PM6:00 AM5:26 PM6:34 AM4:51 PM11:43 AM (25.3°)91.556
97:07 AM (121°)4:19 PM (239°)9:12:32−0:505:27 AM6:00 PM6:00 AM5:26 PM6:35 AM4:51 PM11:43 AM (25.2°)91.545
107:08 AM (121°)4:19 PM (239°)9:11:45−0:465:27 AM6:00 PM6:01 AM5:26 PM6:36 AM4:51 PM11:44 AM (25.2°)91.534
117:08 AM (121°)4:20 PM (239°)9:11:02−0:425:28 AM6:00 PM6:02 AM5:26 PM6:37 AM4:51 PM11:44 AM (25.1°)91.524
127:09 AM (121°)4:20 PM (239°)9:10:23−0:385:29 AM6:00 PM6:03 AM5:26 PM6:38 AM4:51 PM11:45 AM (25.0°)91.514
137:10 AM (121°)4:20 PM (239°)9:09:49−0:345:29 AM6:00 PM6:03 AM5:27 PM6:38 AM4:51 PM11:45 AM (24.9°)91.504
147:11 AM (121°)4:20 PM (239°)9:09:18−0:305:30 AM6:01 PM6:04 AM5:27 PM6:39 AM4:52 PM11:46 AM (24.9°)91.495
157:12 AM (121°)4:20 PM (239°)9:08:52−0:265:31 AM6:01 PM6:05 AM5:27 PM6:40 AM4:52 PM11:46 AM (24.8°)91.485
167:12 AM (121°)4:21 PM (239°)9:08:30−0:225:31 AM6:01 PM6:05 AM5:28 PM6:41 AM4:52 PM11:46 AM (24.8°)91.477
177:13 AM (121°)4:21 PM (239°)9:08:12−0:175:32 AM6:02 PM6:06 AM5:28 PM6:41 AM4:53 PM11:47 AM (24.8°)91.468
187:13 AM (121°)4:21 PM (239°)9:07:58−0:135:33 AM6:02 PM6:07 AM5:28 PM6:42 AM4:53 PM11:47 AM (24.7°)91.460
197:14 AM (121°)4:22 PM (239°)9:07:49−0:095:33 AM6:03 PM6:07 AM5:29 PM6:42 AM4:54 PM11:48 AM (24.7°)91.453
207:15 AM (121°)4:22 PM (239°)9:07:44−0:055:34 AM6:03 PM6:08 AM5:29 PM6:43 AM4:54 PM11:49 AM (24.7°)91.445
217:15 AM (121°)4:23 PM (239°)9:07:43< 1s5:34 AM6:04 PM6:08 AM5:30 PM6:43 AM4:55 PM11:49 AM (24.7°)91.439
227:16 AM (121°)4:23 PM (239°)9:07:46+0:035:35 AM6:04 PM6:09 AM5:30 PM6:44 AM4:55 PM11:49 AM (24.7°)91.432
237:16 AM (121°)4:24 PM (239°)9:07:54+0:075:35 AM6:05 PM6:09 AM5:31 PM6:44 AM4:56 PM11:50 AM (24.7°)91.427
247:16 AM (121°)4:25 PM (239°)9:08:05+0:115:36 AM6:05 PM6:10 AM5:31 PM6:45 AM4:56 PM11:50 AM (24.8°)91.421
257:17 AM (121°)4:25 PM (239°)9:08:21+0:165:36 AM6:06 PM6:10 AM5:32 PM6:45 AM4:57 PM11:51 AM (24.8°)91.417
267:17 AM (121°)4:26 PM (239°)9:08:42+0:205:36 AM6:07 PM6:10 AM5:33 PM6:45 AM4:57 PM11:51 AM (24.8°)91.413
277:17 AM (121°)4:27 PM (239°)9:09:06+0:245:37 AM6:07 PM6:11 AM5:33 PM6:46 AM4:58 PM11:52 AM (24.9°)91.409
287:18 AM (121°)4:27 PM (239°)9:09:35+0:285:37 AM6:08 PM6:11 AM5:34 PM6:46 AM4:59 PM11:52 AM (24.9°)91.406
297:18 AM (121°)4:28 PM (239°)9:10:08+0:325:37 AM6:09 PM6:11 AM5:35 PM6:46 AM5:00 PM11:53 AM (25.0°)91.404
307:18 AM (121°)4:29 PM (239°)9:10:45+0:365:38 AM6:09 PM6:11 AM5:35 PM6:46 AM5:00 PM11:53 AM (25.1°)91.403
317:18 AM (121°)4:30 PM (239°)9:11:26+0:415:38 AM6:10 PM6:12 AM5:36 PM6:47 AM5:01 PM11:54 AM (25.1°)91.401
* All times are local time for Chicago. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Friday, December 21, 2012 at 5:12 AM 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.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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