Flag for USA Houston, TX, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2016

Daylight

7:12 AM – 7:12 PM
12 hours

Current Time: Sep 26, 2016 at 2:18:35 PM

Sun Direction: 210° Southwest

Sun Altitude: 54.9°

Sun Distance: 93.174 million mi


Next Solstice: Dec 21, 2016 4:44 AM (Winter)

Sunrise Today: 7:12 AM 91° East

Sunset Today: 7:12 PM 268° West

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December 2016 — Sun in Houston

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:00 AM (115°)5:22 PM (245°)10:22:05−0:485:35 AM6:46 PM6:04 AM6:17 PM6:34 AM5:48 PM12:11 PM (38.3°)91.650
27:00 AM (115°)5:22 PM (245°)10:21:19−0:465:36 AM6:46 PM6:05 AM6:17 PM6:34 AM5:48 PM12:11 PM (38.2°)91.636
37:01 AM (115°)5:22 PM (245°)10:20:34−0:445:37 AM6:46 PM6:06 AM6:17 PM6:35 AM5:48 PM12:12 PM (38.0°)91.621
47:02 AM (115°)5:22 PM (245°)10:19:52−0:425:37 AM6:46 PM6:06 AM6:17 PM6:36 AM5:48 PM12:12 PM (37.9°)91.607
57:03 AM (116°)5:22 PM (244°)10:19:12−0:405:38 AM6:47 PM6:07 AM6:18 PM6:37 AM5:48 PM12:12 PM (37.8°)91.594
67:03 AM (116°)5:22 PM (244°)10:18:34−0:375:39 AM6:47 PM6:08 AM6:18 PM6:37 AM5:48 PM12:13 PM (37.7°)91.580
77:04 AM (116°)5:22 PM (244°)10:17:58−0:355:39 AM6:47 PM6:08 AM6:18 PM6:38 AM5:48 PM12:13 PM (37.6°)91.567
87:05 AM (116°)5:22 PM (244°)10:17:25−0:335:40 AM6:47 PM6:09 AM6:18 PM6:39 AM5:49 PM12:14 PM (37.5°)91.555
97:06 AM (116°)5:23 PM (244°)10:16:55−0:305:41 AM6:48 PM6:10 AM6:18 PM6:39 AM5:49 PM12:14 PM (37.4°)91.543
107:06 AM (116°)5:23 PM (244°)10:16:26−0:285:41 AM6:48 PM6:10 AM6:19 PM6:40 AM5:49 PM12:15 PM (37.3°)91.531
117:07 AM (116°)5:23 PM (244°)10:16:01−0:255:42 AM6:48 PM6:11 AM6:19 PM6:41 AM5:49 PM12:15 PM (37.2°)91.520
127:08 AM (116°)5:23 PM (244°)10:15:37−0:235:43 AM6:48 PM6:12 AM6:19 PM6:41 AM5:50 PM12:16 PM (37.1°)91.510
137:08 AM (116°)5:24 PM (244°)10:15:16−0:205:43 AM6:49 PM6:12 AM6:20 PM6:42 AM5:50 PM12:16 PM (37.1°)91.500
147:09 AM (117°)5:24 PM (243°)10:14:58−0:185:44 AM6:49 PM6:13 AM6:20 PM6:43 AM5:50 PM12:16 PM (37.0°)91.490
157:10 AM (117°)5:24 PM (243°)10:14:42−0:155:44 AM6:50 PM6:14 AM6:20 PM6:43 AM5:51 PM12:17 PM (37.0°)91.482
167:10 AM (117°)5:25 PM (243°)10:14:29−0:135:45 AM6:50 PM6:14 AM6:21 PM6:44 AM5:51 PM12:17 PM (36.9°)91.474
177:11 AM (117°)5:25 PM (243°)10:14:18−0:105:45 AM6:50 PM6:15 AM6:21 PM6:44 AM5:51 PM12:18 PM (36.9°)91.466
187:11 AM (117°)5:26 PM (243°)10:14:10−0:085:46 AM6:51 PM6:15 AM6:22 PM6:45 AM5:52 PM12:18 PM (36.9°)91.459
197:12 AM (117°)5:26 PM (243°)10:14:04−0:055:47 AM6:51 PM6:16 AM6:22 PM6:46 AM5:52 PM12:19 PM (36.8°)91.452
207:12 AM (117°)5:26 PM (243°)10:14:01−0:035:47 AM6:52 PM6:16 AM6:23 PM6:46 AM5:53 PM12:19 PM (36.8°)91.446
217:13 AM (117°)5:27 PM (243°)10:14:01< 1s5:48 AM6:52 PM6:17 AM6:23 PM6:47 AM5:53 PM12:20 PM (36.8°)91.441
227:13 AM (117°)5:27 PM (243°)10:14:03+0:025:48 AM6:53 PM6:17 AM6:24 PM6:47 AM5:54 PM12:20 PM (36.8°)91.436
237:14 AM (117°)5:28 PM (243°)10:14:08+0:045:49 AM6:53 PM6:18 AM6:24 PM6:48 AM5:54 PM12:21 PM (36.8°)91.431
247:14 AM (117°)5:29 PM (243°)10:14:15+0:075:49 AM6:54 PM6:18 AM6:25 PM6:48 AM5:55 PM12:21 PM (36.9°)91.427
257:15 AM (117°)5:29 PM (243°)10:14:25+0:095:49 AM6:54 PM6:19 AM6:25 PM6:48 AM5:55 PM12:22 PM (36.9°)91.423
267:15 AM (117°)5:30 PM (243°)10:14:37+0:125:50 AM6:55 PM6:19 AM6:26 PM6:49 AM5:56 PM12:22 PM (36.9°)91.419
277:15 AM (117°)5:30 PM (243°)10:14:52+0:155:50 AM6:56 PM6:19 AM6:26 PM6:49 AM5:57 PM12:23 PM (37.0°)91.416
287:16 AM (117°)5:31 PM (244°)10:15:10+0:175:51 AM6:56 PM6:20 AM6:27 PM6:50 AM5:57 PM12:23 PM (37.0°)91.413
297:16 AM (116°)5:32 PM (244°)10:15:30+0:205:51 AM6:57 PM6:20 AM6:28 PM6:50 AM5:58 PM12:24 PM (37.1°)91.411
307:16 AM (116°)5:32 PM (244°)10:15:52+0:225:51 AM6:57 PM6:20 AM6:28 PM6:50 AM5:59 PM12:24 PM (37.2°)91.409
317:17 AM (116°)5:33 PM (244°)10:16:18+0:255:52 AM6:58 PM6:21 AM6:29 PM6:51 AM5:59 PM12:25 PM (37.2°)91.407
* All times are local time for Houston. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 4:44 AM in Houston. This day is 3 hours, 50 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 1 or December 2.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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