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

Moon: 32.7%
Waxing Crescent
Current Time: Apr 18, 2021 at 7:59:51 am
Sunrise Today: 6:27 am 75° East
Sunset Today: 7:48 pm 285° West
Moonrise Today: 10:32 am 56° Northeast
Moonset Today: 1:13 am 303° Northwest
Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 21 minutes (+2m 22s)
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Today's Sun Position in Washington

Time:7:59 am
Altitude:17.1°
Direction:89° E
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 13h 21m 23s (Apr 18, 2021)

2 minutes, 22 seconds longer than yesterday (Apr 17, 2021)

3 hours, 55 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2020)

1 hour, 32 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Washington Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:51 am
Astro. Twilight4:51 am – 5:26 am
Nautical Twilight5:26 am – 5:59 am
Civil Twilight5:59 am – 6:27 am
Daylight6:27 am – 7:48 pm
Civil Twilight7:48 pm – 8:16 pm
Nautical Twilight8:16 pm – 8:49 pm
Astro. Twilight8:49 pm – 9:24 pm
Night9:24 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Washington - Next 7 Days

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Apr 186:27 am7:48 pm13:21:23+2:221:07 pm (62.2°)93.351
Apr 196:25 am7:49 pm13:23:45+2:221:07 pm (62.5°)93.376
Apr 206:24 am7:50 pm13:26:06+2:211:06 pm (62.9°)93.401
Apr 216:22 am7:51 pm13:28:27+2:201:06 pm (63.2°)93.426
Apr 226:21 am7:52 pm13:30:46+2:191:06 pm (63.6°)93.451
Apr 236:20 am7:53 pm13:33:05+2:181:06 pm (63.9°)93.475
Apr 246:18 am7:54 pm13:35:22+2:171:06 pm (64.2°)93.500
* All times are local time for Washington. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Washington

Year 2021 Moon Phases

Moon in Washington - Next 7 days

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2021Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 18-1:13 am10:32 am6:19 pm(76.4°)247,18136.7%
Apr 19-2:04 am11:27 am7:11 pm(75.4°)244,20246.9%
Apr 20-2:50 am12:28 pm8:03 pm(72.9°)240,66257.4%
Apr 21-3:31 am1:34 pm8:55 pm(69.2°)236,74968.0%
Apr 22-4:07 am2:42 pm9:46 pm(64.3°)232,72578.0%
Apr 23-4:39 am3:52 pm10:36 pm(58.5°)228,91686.9%
Apr 24-5:09 am5:05 pm11:27 pm(52.0°)225,67793.9%
* All times are local time for Washington. 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 This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Apr 18, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 6:30 amMon 7:52 pmMon 1:10 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusSun 6:47 amSun 8:16 pmSun 1:31 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 9:36 amMon 12:37 amSun 5:07 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSun 3:58 amSun 2:34 pmSun 9:16 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 3:18 amSun 1:24 pmSun 8:21 amAverage visibility
UranusSun 7:00 amSun 8:40 pmSun 1:50 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSun 5:04 amSun 4:41 pmSun 10:52 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Washington.

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