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Cairns, Qld, Australia — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 99.8%
Waning Gibbous
Current Time: Aug 12, 2022 at 1:10:20 pm
Sunrise Today: 6:37 am 74° East
Sunset Today: 6:06 pm 285° West
Moonrise Today: 6:21 pm 109° East
Moonset Today: 6:42 am 248° West
Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 30 minutes (+45s)
Location of CairnsLocation

Today's Sun Position in Cairns

Time:1:10 pm
Altitude:55.9°
Direction:339° N
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 11h 29m 40s (Aug 12, 2022)

45 seconds longer than yesterday (Aug 11, 2022)

22 minutes, 37 seconds longer than winter solstice (Jun 21, 2022)

1 hour, 38 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Dec 22, 2021)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Cairns Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:23 am
Astro. Twilight5:23 am – 5:49 am
Nautical Twilight5:49 am – 6:14 am
Civil Twilight6:14 am – 6:37 am
Daylight6:37 am – 6:06 pm
Civil Twilight6:06 pm – 6:29 pm
Nautical Twilight6:29 pm – 6:55 pm
Astro. Twilight6:55 pm – 7:20 pm
Night7:20 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cairns - Next 7 Days

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2022Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Aug 126:37 am6:06 pm11:29:40+0:4512:22 pm (58.1°)94.200
Aug 136:36 am6:07 pm11:30:26+0:4612:21 pm (58.4°)94.184
Aug 146:36 am6:07 pm11:31:13+0:4612:21 pm (58.7°)94.168
Aug 156:35 am6:07 pm11:32:01+0:4712:21 pm (59.0°)94.152
Aug 166:34 am6:07 pm11:32:48+0:4712:21 pm (59.3°)94.136
Aug 176:34 am6:07 pm11:33:37+0:4812:21 pm (59.6°)94.119
Aug 186:33 am6:08 pm11:34:25+0:4812:20 pm (59.9°)94.102
* All times are local time for Cairns. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Cairns

Year 2022 Moon Phases

Moon in Cairns - Next 7 days

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2022Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 12-6:42 am6:21 pm12:01 am(84.9°)223,99499.5%
Aug 13-7:32 am7:24 pm12:59 am(90.0°)225,53799.4%
Aug 14-8:16 am8:22 pm1:52 am(83.9°)228,09496.2%
Aug 15-8:56 am9:18 pm2:42 am(77.3°)231,41790.5%
Aug 16-9:35 am10:11 pm3:28 am(70.7°)235,18882.8%
Aug 17-10:12 am11:04 pm4:14 am(64.5°)239,07673.8%
Aug 18-10:50 am11:56 pm4:59 am(58.9°)242,77063.9%
* All times are local time for Cairns. 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 Cairns This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Aug 12, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 7:56 amFri 7:44 pmFri 1:50 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 5:28 amFri 4:42 pmFri 11:05 amFairly good visibility
MarsSat 12:46 amSat 12:06 pmSat 6:26 amAverage visibility
JupiterFri 9:26 pmSat 9:24 amSat 3:25 amPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 6:11 pmSat 6:52 amSat 12:32 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 12:17 amSat 11:38 amSat 5:57 amAverage visibility
NeptuneFri 8:30 pmSat 8:40 amSat 2:35 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Cairns.

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