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Flag for U.S.A. Washington DC, U.S.A. — Sunrise, sunset and daylength, December 2012

Daylight

5:46 AM – 8:26 PM
14 hours, 40 minutes

Current Time: May 30, 2015 at 7:03:49 AM

Sun Direction: 72° East

Sun Altitude: 13.2°

Sun Distance: 14,095,856,640 million mi


Next Solstice: Jun 21, 2015 12:39 PM (Summer)

Sunrise Today: 5:46 AM 61° Northeast

Sunset Today: 8:26 PM 299° Northwest

Location of Washington DCLocation

December 2012 — Sun in Washington DC

2012Sunrise/setDaylengthAstro.
Twilight
Naut.
Twilight
Civil
Twilight
Solar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:08 AM (118°)4:46 PM (242°)9:38:08−1:115:34 AM6:21 PM6:06 AM5:49 PM6:39 AM5:16 PM11:57 AM (29.2°)91.646
27:09 AM (118°)4:46 PM (242°)9:37:00−1:085:34 AM6:21 PM6:07 AM5:49 PM6:40 AM5:16 PM11:58 AM (29.0°)91.632
37:10 AM (118°)4:46 PM (242°)9:35:55−1:055:35 AM6:21 PM6:07 AM5:49 PM6:41 AM5:16 PM11:58 AM (28.9°)91.619
47:11 AM (118°)4:46 PM (241°)9:34:53−1:015:36 AM6:21 PM6:08 AM5:49 PM6:41 AM5:16 PM11:59 AM (28.8°)91.606
57:12 AM (119°)4:46 PM (241°)9:33:55−0:585:37 AM6:21 PM6:09 AM5:49 PM6:42 AM5:16 PM11:59 AM (28.6°)91.593
67:13 AM (119°)4:46 PM (241°)9:32:59−0:555:38 AM6:21 PM6:10 AM5:49 PM6:43 AM5:16 PM11:59 AM (28.5°)91.581
77:14 AM (119°)4:46 PM (241°)9:32:08−0:515:38 AM6:21 PM6:11 AM5:49 PM6:44 AM5:16 PM12:00 PM (28.4°)91.569
87:15 AM (119°)4:46 PM (241°)9:31:19−0:485:39 AM6:21 PM6:11 AM5:49 PM6:45 AM5:16 PM12:00 PM (28.3°)91.558
97:15 AM (119°)4:46 PM (241°)9:30:34−0:455:40 AM6:21 PM6:12 AM5:49 PM6:46 AM5:16 PM12:01 PM (28.2°)91.547
107:16 AM (119°)4:46 PM (241°)9:29:53−0:415:41 AM6:22 PM6:13 AM5:49 PM6:46 AM5:16 PM12:01 PM (28.1°)91.536
117:17 AM (119°)4:46 PM (241°)9:29:15−0:375:41 AM6:22 PM6:14 AM5:50 PM6:47 AM5:16 PM12:02 PM (28.1°)91.526
127:18 AM (120°)4:46 PM (240°)9:28:40−0:345:42 AM6:22 PM6:14 AM5:50 PM6:48 AM5:16 PM12:02 PM (28.0°)91.516
137:18 AM (120°)4:47 PM (240°)9:28:09−0:305:43 AM6:22 PM6:15 AM5:50 PM6:49 AM5:17 PM12:03 PM (27.9°)91.506
147:19 AM (120°)4:47 PM (240°)9:27:42−0:275:43 AM6:23 PM6:16 AM5:50 PM6:49 AM5:17 PM12:03 PM (27.9°)91.496
157:20 AM (120°)4:47 PM (240°)9:27:19−0:235:44 AM6:23 PM6:16 AM5:51 PM6:50 AM5:17 PM12:04 PM (27.8°)91.487
167:21 AM (120°)4:48 PM (240°)9:26:59−0:195:45 AM6:23 PM6:17 AM5:51 PM6:51 AM5:18 PM12:04 PM (27.8°)91.478
177:21 AM (120°)4:48 PM (240°)9:26:43−0:165:45 AM6:24 PM6:18 AM5:51 PM6:51 AM5:18 PM12:05 PM (27.7°)91.470
187:22 AM (120°)4:48 PM (240°)9:26:31−0:125:46 AM6:24 PM6:18 AM5:52 PM6:52 AM5:18 PM12:05 PM (27.7°)91.462
197:22 AM (120°)4:49 PM (240°)9:26:22−0:085:46 AM6:25 PM6:19 AM5:52 PM6:52 AM5:19 PM12:06 PM (27.7°)91.454
207:23 AM (120°)4:49 PM (240°)9:26:18−0:045:47 AM6:25 PM6:19 AM5:53 PM6:53 AM5:19 PM12:06 PM (27.7°)91.447
217:23 AM (120°)4:50 PM (240°)9:26:17< 1s5:47 AM6:26 PM6:20 AM5:53 PM6:53 AM5:20 PM12:07 PM (27.7°)91.440
227:24 AM (120°)4:50 PM (240°)9:26:19+0:025:48 AM6:26 PM6:20 AM5:54 PM6:54 AM5:20 PM12:07 PM (27.7°)91.434
237:24 AM (120°)4:51 PM (240°)9:26:26+0:065:48 AM6:27 PM6:21 AM5:54 PM6:54 AM5:21 PM12:08 PM (27.7°)91.428
247:25 AM (120°)4:51 PM (240°)9:26:36+0:105:49 AM6:27 PM6:21 AM5:55 PM6:55 AM5:21 PM12:08 PM (27.7°)91.423
257:25 AM (120°)4:52 PM (240°)9:26:51+0:145:49 AM6:28 PM6:22 AM5:55 PM6:55 AM5:22 PM12:09 PM (27.8°)91.419
267:25 AM (120°)4:53 PM (240°)9:27:08+0:175:50 AM6:29 PM6:22 AM5:56 PM6:56 AM5:23 PM12:09 PM (27.8°)91.415
277:26 AM (120°)4:53 PM (240°)9:27:30+0:215:50 AM6:29 PM6:22 AM5:57 PM6:56 AM5:23 PM12:10 PM (27.8°)91.411
287:26 AM (120°)4:54 PM (240°)9:27:55+0:255:50 AM6:30 PM6:23 AM5:57 PM6:56 AM5:24 PM12:10 PM (27.9°)91.408
297:26 AM (120°)4:55 PM (240°)9:28:24+0:295:51 AM6:31 PM6:23 AM5:58 PM6:56 AM5:25 PM12:11 PM (28.0°)91.406
307:27 AM (120°)4:56 PM (241°)9:28:57+0:325:51 AM6:31 PM6:23 AM5:59 PM6:57 AM5:25 PM12:11 PM (28.0°)91.404
317:27 AM (119°)4:56 PM (241°)9:29:33+0:365:51 AM6:32 PM6:23 AM6:00 PM6:57 AM5:26 PM12:11 PM (28.1°)91.403
* All times are local time for Washington DC. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Friday, December 21, 2012 at 6:13 AM in Washington DC. This day is 5 hours, 28 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 6.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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