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Big Sur, CA, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 83.8%
Waxing Gibbous
Current Time: May 19, 2024 at 2:10:57 am
Sunrise Today: 5:57 am 64° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:10 pm 296° Northwest
Moonrise Today: 4:45 pm 99° East
Moonset Today: 3:47 am 264° West
Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 13 minutes (+1m 28s)
Location of Big SurLocation

Today's Sun Position in Big Sur

Time:2:10 am
Altitude:-31.6°
Direction:19° N
Phase:Night

Day length today: 14h 13m 4s (May 19, 2024)

1 minute, 28 seconds longer than yesterday (May 18, 2024)

4 hours, 31 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2023)

24 minutes, 54 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2023)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Big Sur Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:14 am
Astro. Twilight4:14 am – 4:52 am
Nautical Twilight4:52 am – 5:28 am
Civil Twilight5:28 am – 5:57 am
Daylight5:57 am – 8:10 pm
Civil Twilight8:10 pm – 8:39 pm
Nautical Twilight8:39 pm – 9:15 pm
Astro. Twilight9:15 pm – 9:53 pm
Night9:53 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Big Sur - Next 7 Days

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2024Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
May 195:57 am8:10 pm14:13:04+1:281:03 pm (73.7°)94.056
May 205:56 am8:11 pm14:14:30+1:261:03 pm (73.9°)94.074
May 215:56 am8:12 pm14:15:55+1:241:03 pm (74.1°)94.092
May 225:55 am8:12 pm14:17:17+1:221:03 pm (74.3°)94.109
May 235:54 am8:13 pm14:18:37+1:191:04 pm (74.5°)94.127
May 245:54 am8:14 pm14:19:55+1:171:04 pm (74.7°)94.144
May 255:53 am8:15 pm14:21:10+1:151:04 pm (74.9°)94.161
* All times are local time for Big Sur. 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 Big Sur

Year 2024 Moon Phases

Moon in Big Sur - Next 7 days

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2024Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 19-3:47 am4:45 pm10:32 pm(44.2°)249,46089.3%
May 20-4:10 am5:44 pm11:13 pm(38.6°)247,69394.6%
May 21-4:35 am6:46 pm11:59 pm(33.6°)245,59098.2%
May 22-5:05 am7:50 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
May 23-5:40 am8:56 pm12:48 am(29.3°)243,30699.8%
May 24-6:22 am10:00 pm1:41 am(26.2°)240,98299.2%
May 25-7:15 am11:00 pm2:38 am(24.6°)238,72896.2%
* All times are local time for Big Sur. 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 Big Sur This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, May 19, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 4:57 amSun 6:07 pmSun 11:31 amDifficult to see
VenusSun 5:47 amSun 7:46 pmSun 12:46 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 3:55 amSun 4:27 pmSun 10:11 amAverage visibility
JupiterSun 6:00 amSun 8:02 pmSun 1:01 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
SaturnSun 2:51 amSun 2:18 pmSun 8:34 amAverage visibility
UranusSun 5:41 amSun 7:38 pmSun 12:40 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSun 3:17 amSun 3:13 pmSun 9:15 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Big Sur.

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