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Washington, D.C., DC, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 95.8%
Waxing Gibbous
Current Time: Oct 29, 2020 at 7:24:07 am
Sunrise Today: 7:32 am 107° East
Sunset Today: 6:10 pm 253° West
Moonrise Today: 5:38 pm 86° East
Moonset Today: 5:29 am 271° West
Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 38 minutes (-2m 16s)
Location of Washington, D.C.Location

Today's Sun Position in Washington, D.C.

Time:7:24 am
Altitude:-1.5°
Direction:106° E
Phase:Civil Twilight

Day length today: 10h 37m 47s (Oct 29, 2020)

2 minutes, 16 seconds shorter than yesterday (Oct 28, 2020)

1 hour, 11 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2019)

4 hours, 16 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Washington, D.C. Today

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Night12:00 am – 6:02 am
Astro. Twilight6:02 am – 6:33 am
Nautical Twilight6:33 am – 7:05 am
Civil Twilight7:05 am – 7:32 am
Daylight7:32 am – 6:10 pm
Civil Twilight6:10 pm – 6:37 pm
Nautical Twilight6:37 pm – 7:09 pm
Astro. Twilight7:09 pm – 7:40 pm
Night7:40 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Washington, D.C. - Next 7 Days

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Oct 297:32 am6:10 pm10:37:47−2:1612:51 pm (37.4°)92.314
Oct 307:33 am6:09 pm10:35:32−2:1512:51 pm (37.0°)92.289
Oct 317:34 am6:08 pm10:33:18−2:1412:51 pm (36.7°)92.265
Note: hours shift because clocks change backward 1 hour. (See the note below this table for details)
Nov 16:35 am5:07 pm10:31:05−2:1211:51 am (36.4°)92.241
Nov 26:37 am5:05 pm10:28:53−2:1111:51 am (36.1°)92.217
Nov 36:38 am5:04 pm10:26:43−2:1011:51 am (35.8°)92.194
Nov 46:39 am5:03 pm10:24:34−2:0911:51 am (35.5°)92.171
* All times are local time for Washington, D.C.. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Note that Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 1, 2020 at 2:00 am, and this is accounted for above.

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Today's Moon in Washington, D.C.

Year 2020 Moon Phases

Moon in Washington, D.C. - Next 7 days

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2020Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 29-5:29 am5:38 pm11:58 pm(54.9°)252,44298.0%
Oct 30-6:26 am6:02 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Oct 31-7:24 am6:28 pm12:39 am(59.8°)252,48799.7%
Note: hours shift because clocks change backward 1 hour. (See the note below this table for details)
Nov 1-7:22 am5:56 pm1:21 am(64.5°)252,10599.6%
Nov 2-8:22 am6:29 pm1:05 am(68.6°)251,30897.6%
Nov 3-9:21 am7:06 pm1:51 am(71.9°)250,08793.7%
Nov 4-10:20 am7:50 pm2:40 am(74.3°)248,42188.1%
* All times are local time for Washington, D.C.. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Washington, D.C. This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Oct 29, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 6:53 amThu 5:47 pmThu 12:20 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusThu 4:38 amThu 4:48 pmThu 10:43 amGood visibility
MarsThu 5:19 pmFri 5:54 amThu 11:36 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 1:17 pmThu 10:48 pmThu 6:03 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 1:36 pmThu 11:15 pmThu 6:26 pmAverage visibility
UranusWed 6:14 pmThu 7:50 amThu 1:02 amAverage visibility
NeptuneThu 4:08 pmFri 3:35 amThu 9:51 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Washington, D.C..

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