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Daylight

6:54 am – 4:49 pm
9 hours, 54 minutes

Current Time: Dec 9, 2016 at 3:50:35 am

Sun Direction: 94° East

Sun Altitude: -37.0°

Sun Distance: 91.546 million mi


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

Sunrise Today: 6:54 am 117° Southeast

Sunset Today: 4:49 pm 242° Southwest

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December 2016 — Sun in Santa Barbara

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
16:48 am (116°)4:49 pm (244°)10:00:57−0:595:19 am6:17 pm5:49 am5:47 pm6:20 am5:16 pm11:48 am (33.7°)91.649
26:48 am (116°)4:48 pm (243°)10:00:00−0:565:19 am6:18 pm5:50 am5:47 pm6:21 am5:16 pm11:49 am (33.5°)91.635
36:49 am (117°)4:48 pm (243°)9:59:06−0:535:20 am6:18 pm5:51 am5:47 pm6:22 am5:16 pm11:49 am (33.4°)91.620
46:50 am (117°)4:48 pm (243°)9:58:15−0:515:21 am6:18 pm5:51 am5:47 pm6:22 am5:16 pm11:49 am (33.2°)91.606
56:51 am (117°)4:48 pm (243°)9:57:27−0:485:22 am6:18 pm5:52 am5:47 pm6:23 am5:16 pm11:50 am (33.1°)91.593
66:52 am (117°)4:48 pm (243°)9:56:41−0:455:22 am6:18 pm5:53 am5:47 pm6:24 am5:16 pm11:50 am (33.0°)91.579
76:53 am (117°)4:49 pm (243°)9:55:58−0:425:23 am6:18 pm5:54 am5:48 pm6:25 am5:16 pm11:51 am (32.9°)91.566
86:53 am (117°)4:49 pm (243°)9:55:18−0:405:24 am6:18 pm5:54 am5:48 pm6:26 am5:16 pm11:51 am (32.8°)91.554
96:54 am (117°)4:49 pm (242°)9:54:41−0:375:24 am6:18 pm5:55 am5:48 pm6:26 am5:17 pm11:51 am (32.7°)91.542
106:55 am (118°)4:49 pm (242°)9:54:07−0:345:25 am6:19 pm5:56 am5:48 pm6:27 am5:17 pm11:52 am (32.6°)91.530
116:56 am (118°)4:49 pm (242°)9:53:35−0:315:26 am6:19 pm5:56 am5:48 pm6:28 am5:17 pm11:52 am (32.5°)91.519
126:56 am (118°)4:49 pm (242°)9:53:07−0:285:26 am6:19 pm5:57 am5:49 pm6:28 am5:17 pm11:53 am (32.5°)91.509
136:57 am (118°)4:50 pm (242°)9:52:42−0:255:27 am6:20 pm5:58 am5:49 pm6:29 am5:18 pm11:53 am (32.4°)91.499
146:58 am (118°)4:50 pm (242°)9:52:20−0:225:28 am6:20 pm5:58 am5:49 pm6:30 am5:18 pm11:54 am (32.3°)91.490
156:58 am (118°)4:50 pm (242°)9:52:01−0:195:28 am6:20 pm5:59 am5:50 pm6:30 am5:18 pm11:54 am (32.3°)91.481
166:59 am (118°)4:51 pm (242°)9:51:45−0:155:29 am6:21 pm6:00 am5:50 pm6:31 am5:19 pm11:55 am (32.3°)91.473
176:59 am (118°)4:51 pm (242°)9:51:32−0:125:29 am6:21 pm6:00 am5:50 pm6:32 am5:19 pm11:55 am (32.2°)91.465
187:00 am (118°)4:51 pm (242°)9:51:22−0:095:30 am6:22 pm6:01 am5:51 pm6:32 am5:19 pm11:56 am (32.2°)91.458
197:01 am (118°)4:52 pm (242°)9:51:16−0:065:31 am6:22 pm6:01 am5:51 pm6:33 am5:20 pm11:56 am (32.2°)91.452
207:01 am (118°)4:52 pm (242°)9:51:12−0:035:31 am6:22 pm6:02 am5:52 pm6:33 am5:20 pm11:57 am (32.2°)91.446
217:02 am (118°)4:53 pm (242°)9:51:12< 1s5:32 am6:23 pm6:02 am5:52 pm6:34 am5:21 pm11:57 am (32.2°)91.440
227:02 am (118°)4:53 pm (242°)9:51:15+0:025:32 am6:23 pm6:03 am5:53 pm6:34 am5:21 pm11:58 am (32.2°)91.435
237:03 am (118°)4:54 pm (242°)9:51:21+0:055:33 am6:24 pm6:03 am5:53 pm6:35 am5:22 pm11:58 am (32.2°)91.431
247:03 am (118°)4:55 pm (242°)9:51:30+0:095:33 am6:25 pm6:04 am5:54 pm6:35 am5:22 pm11:59 am (32.2°)91.426
257:03 am (118°)4:55 pm (242°)9:51:42+0:125:33 am6:25 pm6:04 am5:55 pm6:36 am5:23 pm11:59 am (32.3°)91.423
267:04 am (118°)4:56 pm (242°)9:51:57+0:155:34 am6:26 pm6:04 am5:55 pm6:36 am5:24 pm12:00 pm (32.3°)91.419
277:04 am (118°)4:56 pm (242°)9:52:16+0:185:34 am6:26 pm6:05 am5:56 pm6:36 am5:24 pm12:00 pm (32.3°)91.416
287:04 am (118°)4:57 pm (242°)9:52:37+0:215:35 am6:27 pm6:05 am5:56 pm6:37 am5:25 pm12:01 pm (32.4°)91.413
297:05 am (118°)4:58 pm (242°)9:53:02+0:245:35 am6:28 pm6:05 am5:57 pm6:37 am5:26 pm12:01 pm (32.5°)91.411
307:05 am (118°)4:59 pm (242°)9:53:29+0:275:35 am6:28 pm6:06 am5:58 pm6:37 am5:26 pm12:02 pm (32.5°)91.409
317:05 am (118°)4:59 pm (242°)9:53:58+0:285:35 am6:29 pm6:06 am5:58 pm6:37 am5:27 pm12:02 pm (32.6°)91.407
* All times are local time for Santa Barbara. 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 Santa Barbara. This day is 4 hours, 36 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 4.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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