Flag for USA Portland, Maine, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2016

Daylight

7:01 am – 4:04 pm
9 hours, 2 minutes

Current Time: Dec 7, 2016 at 11:27:32 am

Sun Direction: 179° South

Sun Altitude: 23.7°

Sun Distance: 91.568 million mi


Next Solstice: Dec 21, 2016 5:44 am (Winter)

Sunrise Today: 7:01 am 121° Southeast

Sunset Today: 4:04 pm 239° Southwest

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December 2016 — Sun in Portland

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
16:55 am (120°)4:05 pm (240°)9:10:02−1:265:13 am5:48 pm5:47 am5:13 pm6:23 am4:37 pm11:30 am (24.4°)91.652
26:56 am (120°)4:05 pm (240°)9:08:39−1:225:14 am5:48 pm5:48 am5:13 pm6:24 am4:37 pm11:31 am (24.3°)91.637
36:57 am (121°)4:05 pm (239°)9:07:20−1:185:14 am5:47 pm5:49 am5:13 pm6:25 am4:37 pm11:31 am (24.2°)91.622
46:58 am (121°)4:04 pm (239°)9:06:05−1:145:15 am5:47 pm5:50 am5:13 pm6:26 am4:37 pm11:31 am (24.0°)91.608
56:59 am (121°)4:04 pm (239°)9:04:54−1:115:16 am5:47 pm5:51 am5:13 pm6:27 am4:37 pm11:32 am (23.9°)91.594
67:00 am (121°)4:04 pm (239°)9:03:47−1:075:17 am5:47 pm5:52 am5:13 pm6:28 am4:37 pm11:32 am (23.8°)91.581
77:01 am (121°)4:04 pm (239°)9:02:44−1:025:18 am5:47 pm5:53 am5:13 pm6:29 am4:37 pm11:33 am (23.7°)91.568
87:02 am (121°)4:04 pm (239°)9:01:46−0:585:19 am5:47 pm5:54 am5:13 pm6:30 am4:37 pm11:33 am (23.6°)91.556
97:03 am (122°)4:04 pm (238°)9:00:51−0:545:20 am5:48 pm5:54 am5:13 pm6:31 am4:37 pm11:34 am (23.5°)91.543
107:04 am (122°)4:04 pm (238°)9:00:01−0:505:20 am5:48 pm5:55 am5:13 pm6:31 am4:37 pm11:34 am (23.4°)91.532
117:05 am (122°)4:04 pm (238°)8:59:15−0:465:21 am5:48 pm5:56 am5:13 pm6:32 am4:37 pm11:35 am (23.3°)91.521
127:06 am (122°)4:04 pm (238°)8:58:33−0:415:22 am5:48 pm5:57 am5:13 pm6:33 am4:37 pm11:35 am (23.2°)91.510
137:07 am (122°)4:04 pm (238°)8:57:55−0:375:23 am5:48 pm5:57 am5:13 pm6:34 am4:37 pm11:36 am (23.2°)91.500
147:07 am (122°)4:05 pm (238°)8:57:23−0:325:23 am5:49 pm5:58 am5:14 pm6:34 am4:37 pm11:36 am (23.1°)91.491
157:08 am (122°)4:05 pm (238°)8:56:54−0:285:24 am5:49 pm5:59 am5:14 pm6:35 am4:38 pm11:36 am (23.1°)91.482
167:09 am (122°)4:05 pm (238°)8:56:30−0:235:25 am5:49 pm6:00 am5:14 pm6:36 am4:38 pm11:37 am (23.0°)91.474
177:09 am (122°)4:06 pm (238°)8:56:11−0:195:25 am5:50 pm6:00 am5:15 pm6:36 am4:38 pm11:37 am (23.0°)91.466
187:10 am (122°)4:06 pm (238°)8:55:56−0:145:26 am5:50 pm6:01 am5:15 pm6:37 am4:39 pm11:38 am (23.0°)91.459
197:11 am (122°)4:06 pm (238°)8:55:46−0:105:26 am5:50 pm6:01 am5:16 pm6:38 am4:39 pm11:38 am (23.0°)91.453
207:11 am (122°)4:07 pm (238°)8:55:40−0:055:27 am5:51 pm6:02 am5:16 pm6:38 am4:40 pm11:39 am (22.9°)91.447
217:12 am (122°)4:07 pm (238°)8:55:39−0:015:27 am5:51 pm6:02 am5:16 pm6:39 am4:40 pm11:39 am (22.9°)91.441
227:12 am (122°)4:08 pm (238°)8:55:42+0:035:28 am5:52 pm6:03 am5:17 pm6:39 am4:41 pm11:40 am (22.9°)91.436
237:13 am (122°)4:08 pm (238°)8:55:50+0:085:28 am5:53 pm6:03 am5:18 pm6:40 am4:41 pm11:40 am (23.0°)91.431
247:13 am (122°)4:09 pm (238°)8:56:03+0:125:29 am5:53 pm6:04 am5:18 pm6:40 am4:42 pm11:41 am (23.0°)91.427
257:13 am (122°)4:10 pm (238°)8:56:20+0:175:29 am5:54 pm6:04 am5:19 pm6:40 am4:42 pm11:41 am (23.0°)91.423
267:14 am (122°)4:10 pm (238°)8:56:42+0:215:30 am5:54 pm6:04 am5:19 pm6:41 am4:43 pm11:42 am (23.0°)91.420
277:14 am (122°)4:11 pm (238°)8:57:08+0:265:30 am5:55 pm6:05 am5:20 pm6:41 am4:44 pm11:42 am (23.1°)91.416
287:14 am (122°)4:12 pm (238°)8:57:39+0:305:30 am5:56 pm6:05 am5:21 pm6:41 am4:45 pm11:43 am (23.1°)91.414
297:14 am (122°)4:13 pm (238°)8:58:14+0:355:30 am5:56 pm6:05 am5:22 pm6:42 am4:45 pm11:43 am (23.2°)91.411
307:14 am (122°)4:13 pm (238°)8:58:54+0:395:31 am5:57 pm6:06 am5:22 pm6:42 am4:46 pm11:44 am (23.3°)91.409
317:15 am (122°)4:14 pm (238°)8:59:38+0:445:31 am5:58 pm6:06 am5:23 pm6:42 am4:47 pm11:44 am (23.4°)91.407
* All times are local time for Portland. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Today is highlighted.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 5:44 am in Portland. This day is 6 hours, 31 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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