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Current local time in Charleston

Flag for U.S.A.Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Current TimeWednesday, April 16, 2014 at 5:55:08 PM EDT
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UTC/GMT Offset
Standard time zone:UTC/GMT -5 hours
Daylight saving time:+1 hour
Current time zone offset:UTC/GMT -4 hours
Time zone abbreviation:EDT - Eastern Daylight Time
Daylight Saving TimeDST started on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 2:00 AM local standard time.
DST ends on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 2:00 AM local daylight time.
Sunday, March 9, 2014: DST starts in USA and Canada
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WeatherWeather overview | Two-week forecast | Hour-by-hour | Past week
conditions in
Charleston Air Force Base Reporting Station
Passing clouds. Refreshingly cool. 60 °F
Passing clouds. Refreshingly cool.
Description:Passing clouds. Refreshingly cool.
Temperature:60 °FComfort Level:60 °F
Wind:10 mph from 90° EastDirection West
Last update:Wed 4:56 PM EDT
48 hour
More sun than clouds. Cool. Scattered clouds. Cool. Cloudy. Chilly. Overcast. Mild. Overcast. Cool. Overcast. Cool. Rain. Low clouds. Cool.
53 °F46 °F45 °F66 °F59 °F54 °F53 °F
13 mphDirection Southwest15 mphDirection South-southwest16 mphDirection South-southwest16 mphDirection Southwest13 mphDirection Southwest15 mphDirection Southwest15 mphDirection South-southwest
Overcast. Mild. Light rain late. Overcast. Mild. Sprinkles early. Morning clouds. Mild. More sun than clouds. Mild. Scattered clouds. Warm. Cloudy. Warm. Partly cloudy. Warm.
Hi: 66 °F
Lo: 45 °F

Hi: 65 °F
Lo: 53 °F

Hi: 73 °F
Lo: 54 °F

Hi: 75 °F
Lo: 57 °F

Hi: 77 °F
Lo: 56 °F

Hi: 83 °F
Lo: 59 °F

Hi: 78 °F
Lo: 59 °F

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Sunrise at6:49 AMin direction77°East-northeastEast-northeast
Sunset at7:51 PMin direction283°West-northwestWest-northwest
Duration of day: 13 hours, 1 minute (1 minute, 54 seconds longer than yesterday)
Sun in south at 1:20 PM at altitude 67° above horizon
Civil twilightbegins at6:24 AM,ends at8:16 PM
Nautical twilightbegins at5:54 AM,ends at8:46 PM
Astronomical twilightbegins at5:23 AM,ends at9:17 PM
Moonset at7:39 AMin direction253°West-southwestWest-southwest
Moonrise at9:28 PMin direction109°East-southeastEast-southeast
Moon in south at 2:05 AM at altitude 43° above horizon
Previous phaseFull MoonTuesday, April 15, 2014 at 3:43 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterTuesday, April 22, 2014 at 3:52 AM
Fraction illuminated: 97.1% (at 5:55 PM)
Dialing CodesInternational country code: + 1 (U.S.A.)
Area code: 843
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Coordinateslocation of Charleston
Latitude: 32° 48' North
Longitude: 79° 58' West
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Charleston International AirportCHS About 8 mi North-northwest North-northwest  
Marine Corps Air Station BeaufortNBC About 49 mi West-southwest West-southwest  

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