Flag for USA Palo Alto, California, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2016

Daylight

7:12 am – 4:51 pm
9 hours, 38 minutes

Current Time: Dec 9, 2016 at 7:39:55 am

Sun Direction: 123° Southeast

Sun Altitude: 4.1°

Sun Distance: 91.544 million mi


Next Solstice: Dec 21, 2016 2:44 am (Winter)

Sunrise Today: 7:12 am 119° Southeast

Sunset Today: 4:51 pm 241° Southwest

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December 2016 — Sun in Palo Alto

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:05 am (117°)4:51 pm (243°)9:45:47−1:065:32 am6:23 pm6:04 am5:52 pm6:36 am5:20 pm11:58 am (30.6°)91.649
27:06 am (118°)4:51 pm (242°)9:44:43−1:035:33 am6:23 pm6:05 am5:52 pm6:37 am5:19 pm11:58 am (30.5°)91.635
37:07 am (118°)4:51 pm (242°)9:43:42−1:005:34 am6:23 pm6:06 am5:52 pm6:38 am5:19 pm11:59 am (30.3°)91.620
47:08 am (118°)4:50 pm (242°)9:42:44−0:575:35 am6:23 pm6:06 am5:52 pm6:39 am5:19 pm11:59 am (30.2°)91.606
57:09 am (118°)4:50 pm (242°)9:41:49−0:545:35 am6:24 pm6:07 am5:52 pm6:40 am5:19 pm12:00 pm (30.1°)91.593
67:09 am (118°)4:50 pm (242°)9:40:57−0:515:36 am6:24 pm6:08 am5:52 pm6:40 am5:19 pm12:00 pm (30.0°)91.579
77:10 am (118°)4:50 pm (242°)9:40:09−0:485:37 am6:24 pm6:09 am5:52 pm6:41 am5:20 pm12:00 pm (29.9°)91.566
87:11 am (118°)4:51 pm (241°)9:39:24−0:455:38 am6:24 pm6:09 am5:52 pm6:42 am5:20 pm12:01 pm (29.8°)91.554
97:12 am (119°)4:51 pm (241°)9:38:42−0:415:38 am6:24 pm6:10 am5:52 pm6:43 am5:20 pm12:01 pm (29.7°)91.542
107:13 am (119°)4:51 pm (241°)9:38:03−0:385:39 am6:24 pm6:11 am5:53 pm6:44 am5:20 pm12:02 pm (29.6°)91.530
117:13 am (119°)4:51 pm (241°)9:37:28−0:355:40 am6:25 pm6:12 am5:53 pm6:44 am5:20 pm12:02 pm (29.5°)91.519
127:14 am (119°)4:51 pm (241°)9:36:56−0:315:41 am6:25 pm6:12 am5:53 pm6:45 am5:20 pm12:03 pm (29.4°)91.509
137:15 am (119°)4:51 pm (241°)9:36:27−0:285:41 am6:25 pm6:13 am5:53 pm6:46 am5:21 pm12:03 pm (29.4°)91.499
147:16 am (119°)4:52 pm (241°)9:36:02−0:255:42 am6:25 pm6:14 am5:54 pm6:46 am5:21 pm12:04 pm (29.3°)91.490
157:16 am (119°)4:52 pm (241°)9:35:41−0:215:42 am6:26 pm6:14 am5:54 pm6:47 am5:21 pm12:04 pm (29.3°)91.481
167:17 am (119°)4:52 pm (241°)9:35:23−0:185:43 am6:26 pm6:15 am5:54 pm6:48 am5:22 pm12:05 pm (29.2°)91.473
177:18 am (119°)4:53 pm (241°)9:35:08−0:145:44 am6:27 pm6:16 am5:55 pm6:48 am5:22 pm12:05 pm (29.2°)91.465
187:18 am (119°)4:53 pm (241°)9:34:57−0:115:44 am6:27 pm6:16 am5:55 pm6:49 am5:22 pm12:06 pm (29.2°)91.458
197:19 am (119°)4:54 pm (241°)9:34:50−0:075:45 am6:27 pm6:17 am5:56 pm6:49 am5:23 pm12:06 pm (29.2°)91.452
207:19 am (119°)4:54 pm (241°)9:34:46−0:035:45 am6:28 pm6:17 am5:56 pm6:50 am5:23 pm12:07 pm (29.2°)91.446
217:20 am (119°)4:55 pm (241°)9:34:45< 1s5:46 am6:28 pm6:18 am5:57 pm6:50 am5:24 pm12:07 pm (29.2°)91.440
227:20 am (119°)4:55 pm (241°)9:34:49+0:035:46 am6:29 pm6:18 am5:57 pm6:51 am5:24 pm12:08 pm (29.2°)91.435
237:21 am (119°)4:56 pm (241°)9:34:55+0:065:47 am6:30 pm6:19 am5:58 pm6:51 am5:25 pm12:08 pm (29.2°)91.431
247:21 am (119°)4:56 pm (241°)9:35:06+0:105:47 am6:30 pm6:19 am5:58 pm6:52 am5:25 pm12:09 pm (29.2°)91.426
257:21 am (119°)4:57 pm (241°)9:35:20+0:135:48 am6:31 pm6:19 am5:59 pm6:52 am5:26 pm12:09 pm (29.2°)91.423
267:22 am (119°)4:57 pm (241°)9:35:37+0:175:48 am6:31 pm6:20 am5:59 pm6:53 am5:27 pm12:10 pm (29.3°)91.419
277:22 am (119°)4:58 pm (241°)9:35:58+0:205:48 am6:32 pm6:20 am6:00 pm6:53 am5:27 pm12:10 pm (29.3°)91.416
287:22 am (119°)4:59 pm (241°)9:36:22+0:245:49 am6:33 pm6:21 am6:01 pm6:53 am5:28 pm12:11 pm (29.4°)91.413
297:23 am (119°)5:00 pm (241°)9:36:50+0:275:49 am6:33 pm6:21 am6:01 pm6:54 am5:29 pm12:11 pm (29.4°)91.411
307:23 am (119°)5:00 pm (241°)9:37:22+0:315:49 am6:34 pm6:21 am6:02 pm6:54 am5:29 pm12:12 pm (29.5°)91.409
317:23 am (119°)5:01 pm (241°)9:37:54+0:325:50 am6:35 pm6:21 am6:03 pm6:54 am5:30 pm12:12 pm (29.6°)91.407
* All times are local time for Palo Alto. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Today is highlighted.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 2:44 am in Palo Alto. This day is 5 hours, 10 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 5 or December 6.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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