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Flag for SwitzerlandBasel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
Basel is the capital of the canton Basel-Stadt
The native names of Switzerland are Schweiz (German), Suisse (French), Svizzera (Italian), Svizra (Romansh)
Current TimeThursday, April 24, 2014 at 8:54:00 AM CEST
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UTC/GMT Offset
Standard time zone:UTC/GMT +1 hour
Daylight saving time:+1 hour
Current time zone offset:UTC/GMT +2 hours
Time zone abbreviation:CEST - Central European Summer Time
Daylight Saving TimeDST started on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 2:00 AM local standard time.
DST ends on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 3:00 AM local daylight time.
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WeatherWeather overview | Two-week forecast | Hour-by-hour | Past week
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Description:Fog. Cool.
Temperature:52 °FComfort Level:52 °F
Wind:3 mph from 290° West-northwestDirection East-southeast
Last update:Thu 8:00 AM CEST
48 hour
More sun than clouds. Mild. More sun than clouds. Cool. Passing clouds. Cool. High level clouds. Chilly. More sun than clouds. Mild. Scattered showers. More clouds than sun. Cool. Mostly cloudy. Cool.
70 °F60 °F49 °F44 °F69 °F60 °F54 °F
5 mphDirection West-southwest4 mphDirection West-southwest4 mphDirection West2 mphDirection Northwest6 mphDirection Southeast6 mphDirection East6 mphDirection East
Showers late. Afternoon clouds. Mild. Mostly cloudy. Mild. Showery. Mostly cloudy. Cool. Sprinkles early. Morning clouds. Cool. Rain showers. Mostly cloudy. Cool. Light rain. Mostly cloudy. Cool. More clouds than sun. Cool.
Hi: 69 °F
Lo: 44 °F

Hi: 68 °F
Lo: 51 °F

Hi: 57 °F
Lo: 49 °F

Hi: 59 °F
Lo: 42 °F

Hi: 59 °F
Lo: 40 °F

Hi: 59 °F
Lo: 45 °F

Hi: 57 °F
Lo: 35 °F

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Sunrise at6:25 AMin direction70°East-northeastEast-northeast
Sunset at8:32 PMin direction290°West-northwestWest-northwest
Duration of day: 14 hours, 6 minutes (3 minutes, 10 seconds longer than yesterday)
Sun in south at 1:28 PM at altitude 55° above horizon
Civil twilightbegins at5:52 AM,ends at9:05 PM
Nautical twilightbegins at5:10 AM,ends at9:47 PM
Astronomical twilightbegins at4:24 AM,ends at10:33 PM
Moonrise at3:49 AMin direction102°East-southeastEast-southeast
Moonset at3:08 PMin direction261°WestWest
Moon in south at 9:24 AM at altitude 34° above horizon
Previous phaseThird QuarterTuesday, April 22, 2014 at 9:52 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, April 29, 2014 at 8:15 AM
Fraction illuminated: 28.3% (at 8:54 AM)
Dialing CodesInternational country code: + 41 (Switzerland)
Area code: 61
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Coordinateslocation of Basel
Latitude: 47° 33' North
Longitude: 7° 35' East
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EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-FreiburgBSL About 4 mi Northwest Northwest  
Zürich AirportZRH About 45 mi East East  

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