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Flag for U.S.A. Washington DC, U.S.A. — Sunrise, sunset and daylength, December 2016

Daylight

7:24 AM – 4:50 PM
9 hours, 26 minutes

Current Time: Dec 22, 2014 at 11:34:12 AM

Sun Direction: 172° South

Sun Altitude: 27.3°

Sun Distance: 91.450 million mi


Next Equinox: Mar 20, 2015 6:44 PM (Vernal)

Sunrise Today: 7:24 AM 120° Southeast

Sunset Today: 4:50 PM 240° Southwest

Location of Washington DCLocation

December 2016 — Sun in Washington DC

2016Sunrise/setDaylengthAstro.
Twilight
Naut.
Twilight
Civil
Twilight
Solar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:08 AM (118°)4:46 PM (242°)9:38:07−1:115:34 AM6:21 PM6:06 AM5:49 PM6:39 AM5:16 PM11:57 AM (29.2°)91.656
27:09 AM (118°)4:46 PM (242°)9:36:59−1:085:34 AM6:21 PM6:07 AM5:49 PM6:40 AM5:16 PM11:58 AM (29.0°)91.641
37:10 AM (118°)4:46 PM (242°)9:35:54−1:045:35 AM6:21 PM6:07 AM5:49 PM6:41 AM5:16 PM11:58 AM (28.9°)91.627
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°)91.613
57:12 AM (119°)4:46 PM (241°)9:33:54−0:585:37 AM6:21 PM6:09 AM5:49 PM6:42 AM5:16 PM11:59 AM (28.6°)91.599
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°)91.585
77:14 AM (119°)4:46 PM (241°)9:32:07−0:515:38 AM6:21 PM6:11 AM5:49 PM6:44 AM5:16 PM12:00 PM (28.4°)91.573
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°)91.560
97:15 AM (119°)4:46 PM (241°)9:30:34−0:445:40 AM6:22 PM6:12 AM5:49 PM6:46 AM5:16 PM12:01 PM (28.2°)91.548
107:16 AM (119°)4:46 PM (241°)9:29:52−0:415:41 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°)9:29:14−0:375:41 AM6:22 PM6:14 AM5:50 PM6:47 AM5:16 PM12:02 PM (28.1°)91.525
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°)91.515
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°)91.505
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°)91.479
177:21 AM (120°)4:48 PM (240°)9:26:43−0:155:45 AM6:24 PM6:18 AM5:51 PM6:51 AM5:18 PM12:05 PM (27.7°)91.471
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°)91.464
197:22 AM (120°)4:49 PM (240°)9:26:23−0:085:46 AM6:25 PM6:19 AM5:52 PM6:52 AM5:19 PM12:06 PM (27.7°)91.457
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°)91.451
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°)91.446
227:24 AM (120°)4:50 PM (240°)9:26:20+0:025:48 AM6:26 PM6:20 AM5:54 PM6:54 AM5:20 PM12:07 PM (27.7°)91.441
237:24 AM (120°)4:51 PM (240°)9:26:27+0:065:48 AM6:27 PM6:21 AM5:54 PM6:54 AM5:21 PM12:08 PM (27.7°)91.436
247:25 AM (120°)4:51 PM (240°)9:26:37+0:105:49 AM6:27 PM6:21 AM5:55 PM6:55 AM5:21 PM12:08 PM (27.7°)91.432
257:25 AM (120°)4:52 PM (240°)9:26:52+0:145:49 AM6:28 PM6:22 AM5:55 PM6:55 AM5:22 PM12:09 PM (27.8°)91.428
267:25 AM (120°)4:53 PM (240°)9:27:10+0:175:50 AM6:29 PM6:22 AM5:56 PM6:56 AM5:23 PM12:09 PM (27.8°)91.424
277:26 AM (120°)4:53 PM (240°)9:27:31+0:215:50 AM6:29 PM6:22 AM5:57 PM6:56 AM5:23 PM12:10 PM (27.8°)91.421
287:26 AM (120°)4:54 PM (240°)9:27:57+0:255:50 AM6:30 PM6:23 AM5:57 PM6:56 AM5:24 PM12:10 PM (27.9°)91.418
297:26 AM (120°)4:55 PM (240°)9:28:26+0:295:51 AM6:31 PM6:23 AM5:58 PM6:56 AM5:25 PM12:10 PM (28.0°)91.416
307:27 AM (120°)4:56 PM (241°)9:28:58+0:325:51 AM6:31 PM6:23 AM5:59 PM6:57 AM5:25 PM12:11 PM (28.0°)91.414
317:27 AM (119°)4:56 PM (241°)9:29:35+0:365:51 AM6:32 PM6:23 AM6:00 PM6:57 AM5:26 PM12:11 PM (28.1°)91.412
* All times are in local Washington DC time.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 5:44 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 or December 7.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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