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

Daylight

5:21 AM – 8:15 PM
14 hours, 54 minutes

Current Time: May 27, 2015 at 8:09:39 AM

Sun Direction: 87° East

Sun Altitude: 29.1°

Sun Distance: 14,089,245,696 million mi


Next Solstice: Jun 21, 2015 11:39 AM (Summer)

Sunrise Today: 5:21 AM 60° Northeast

Sunset Today: 8:15 PM 300° Northwest

Location of ChicagoLocation

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°)91.646
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°)91.632
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°)91.618
47:02 AM (120°)4:20 PM (240°)9:17:23−1:095:22 AM5:59 PM5:56 AM5:26 PM6:31 AM4:51 PM11:41 AM (25.8°)91.605
57:03 AM (120°)4:19 PM (240°)9:16:17−1:055:23 AM5:59 PM5:57 AM5:26 PM6:32 AM4:51 PM11:41 AM (25.7°)91.593
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°)91.580
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°)91.569
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°)91.557
97:07 AM (121°)4:19 PM (239°)9:12:32−0:505:26 AM6:00 PM6:00 AM5:26 PM6:35 AM4:51 PM11:43 AM (25.2°)91.546
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°)91.536
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°)91.525
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°)91.515
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°)91.506
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°)91.496
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°)91.487
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°)91.478
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°)91.470
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°)91.462
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°)91.454
207:15 AM (121°)4:22 PM (239°)9:07:44−0:055:34 AM6:03 PM6:08 AM5:29 PM6:43 AM4:54 PM11:48 AM (24.7°)91.447
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°)91.440
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°)91.434
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°)91.428
247:16 AM (121°)4:25 PM (239°)9:08:06+0:115:36 AM6:05 PM6:10 AM5:31 PM6:45 AM4:56 PM11:50 AM (24.8°)91.423
257:17 AM (121°)4:25 PM (239°)9:08:22+0:165:36 AM6:06 PM6:10 AM5:32 PM6:45 AM4:57 PM11:51 AM (24.8°)91.419
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°)91.414
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°)91.411
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°)91.408
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°)91.406
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°)91.404
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°)91.403
* 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 5:13 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 7 or December 8.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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