Flag for USA Rapid City, SD, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2016

Daylight

5:14 AM – 8:40 PM
15 hours, 25 minutes

Current Time: Jul 1, 2016 at 12:22:58 AM

Sun Direction: 352° North

Sun Altitude: -22.4°

Sun Distance: 94.510 million mi


Next Equinox: Sep 22, 2016 8:21 AM (Autumnal)

Sunrise Today: 5:14 AM 56° Northeast

Sunset Today: 8:40 PM 304° Northwest

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December 2016 — Sun in Rapid City

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:08 AM (120°)4:16 PM (240°)9:07:10−1:275:25 AM5:59 PM6:00 AM5:24 PM6:36 AM4:48 PM11:42 AM (24.0°)91.650
27:10 AM (121°)4:15 PM (239°)9:05:47−1:235:26 AM5:59 PM6:01 AM5:24 PM6:37 AM4:48 PM11:43 AM (23.9°)91.635
37:11 AM (121°)4:15 PM (239°)9:04:27−1:195:27 AM5:59 PM6:02 AM5:24 PM6:38 AM4:48 PM11:43 AM (23.7°)91.621
47:12 AM (121°)4:15 PM (239°)9:03:11−1:155:28 AM5:59 PM6:03 AM5:24 PM6:39 AM4:48 PM11:43 AM (23.6°)91.607
57:13 AM (121°)4:15 PM (239°)9:01:59−1:115:29 AM5:59 PM6:04 AM5:24 PM6:40 AM4:47 PM11:44 AM (23.5°)91.593
67:14 AM (121°)4:15 PM (239°)9:00:51−1:075:30 AM5:59 PM6:05 AM5:24 PM6:41 AM4:47 PM11:44 AM (23.4°)91.580
77:15 AM (122°)4:14 PM (238°)8:59:48−1:035:30 AM5:59 PM6:05 AM5:24 PM6:42 AM4:47 PM11:45 AM (23.2°)91.567
87:16 AM (122°)4:14 PM (238°)8:58:48−0:595:31 AM5:59 PM6:06 AM5:24 PM6:43 AM4:47 PM11:45 AM (23.1°)91.554
97:17 AM (122°)4:14 PM (238°)8:57:53−0:555:32 AM5:59 PM6:07 AM5:24 PM6:44 AM4:47 PM11:46 AM (23.0°)91.542
107:17 AM (122°)4:14 PM (238°)8:57:02−0:505:33 AM5:59 PM6:08 AM5:24 PM6:44 AM4:47 PM11:46 AM (23.0°)91.531
117:18 AM (122°)4:15 PM (238°)8:56:16−0:465:34 AM5:59 PM6:09 AM5:24 PM6:45 AM4:48 PM11:46 AM (22.9°)91.520
127:19 AM (122°)4:15 PM (238°)8:55:34−0:425:34 AM5:59 PM6:10 AM5:24 PM6:46 AM4:48 PM11:47 AM (22.8°)91.509
137:20 AM (122°)4:15 PM (238°)8:54:56−0:375:35 AM6:00 PM6:10 AM5:24 PM6:47 AM4:48 PM11:47 AM (22.7°)91.499
147:21 AM (122°)4:15 PM (238°)8:54:23−0:335:36 AM6:00 PM6:11 AM5:25 PM6:48 AM4:48 PM11:48 AM (22.7°)91.490
157:21 AM (122°)4:15 PM (238°)8:53:54−0:285:36 AM6:00 PM6:12 AM5:25 PM6:48 AM4:48 PM11:48 AM (22.6°)91.481
167:22 AM (123°)4:16 PM (237°)8:53:30−0:235:37 AM6:00 PM6:12 AM5:25 PM6:49 AM4:49 PM11:49 AM (22.6°)91.473
177:23 AM (123°)4:16 PM (237°)8:53:11−0:195:38 AM6:01 PM6:13 AM5:26 PM6:50 AM4:49 PM11:49 AM (22.6°)91.466
187:23 AM (123°)4:16 PM (237°)8:52:56−0:145:38 AM6:01 PM6:14 AM5:26 PM6:50 AM4:49 PM11:50 AM (22.5°)91.459
197:24 AM (123°)4:17 PM (237°)8:52:46−0:105:39 AM6:02 PM6:14 AM5:27 PM6:51 AM4:50 PM11:50 AM (22.5°)91.452
207:24 AM (123°)4:17 PM (237°)8:52:41−0:055:39 AM6:02 PM6:15 AM5:27 PM6:51 AM4:50 PM11:51 AM (22.5°)91.446
217:25 AM (123°)4:18 PM (237°)8:52:40< 1s5:40 AM6:03 PM6:15 AM5:27 PM6:52 AM4:51 PM11:51 AM (22.5°)91.441
227:25 AM (123°)4:18 PM (237°)8:52:44+0:035:40 AM6:03 PM6:16 AM5:28 PM6:52 AM4:51 PM11:52 AM (22.5°)91.436
237:26 AM (123°)4:19 PM (237°)8:52:53+0:085:41 AM6:04 PM6:16 AM5:29 PM6:53 AM4:52 PM11:52 AM (22.5°)91.431
247:26 AM (123°)4:19 PM (237°)8:53:06+0:135:41 AM6:04 PM6:17 AM5:29 PM6:53 AM4:53 PM11:53 AM (22.6°)91.427
257:27 AM (123°)4:20 PM (237°)8:53:24+0:175:42 AM6:05 PM6:17 AM5:30 PM6:53 AM4:53 PM11:53 AM (22.6°)91.423
267:27 AM (123°)4:21 PM (238°)8:53:47+0:225:42 AM6:06 PM6:17 AM5:30 PM6:54 AM4:54 PM11:54 AM (22.6°)91.419
277:27 AM (122°)4:21 PM (238°)8:54:14+0:275:42 AM6:06 PM6:18 AM5:31 PM6:54 AM4:55 PM11:54 AM (22.7°)91.416
287:27 AM (122°)4:22 PM (238°)8:54:46+0:315:43 AM6:07 PM6:18 AM5:32 PM6:54 AM4:55 PM11:55 AM (22.7°)91.413
297:28 AM (122°)4:23 PM (238°)8:55:22+0:365:43 AM6:08 PM6:18 AM5:33 PM6:55 AM4:56 PM11:55 AM (22.8°)91.411
307:28 AM (122°)4:24 PM (238°)8:56:03+0:405:43 AM6:08 PM6:18 AM5:33 PM6:55 AM4:57 PM11:56 AM (22.9°)91.409
317:28 AM (122°)4:25 PM (238°)8:56:48+0:445:43 AM6:09 PM6:18 AM5:34 PM6:55 AM4:58 PM11:56 AM (22.9°)91.407
* All times are local time for Rapid City. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 3:44 AM in Rapid City. This day is 6 hours, 37 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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