Home   Sun & Moon   Australia   Melbourne

Flag for Australia Melbourne, Vic, Australia — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 0.1%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Dec 18, 2017 at 6:22:29 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:53 am 121° Southeast
Sunset Today: 8:40 pm 239° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 5:53 am 114° Southeast
Moonset Today: 8:26 pm 245° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 46 minutes (+15s)

Location of MelbourneLocation

Today's Sun Position in Melbourne

The Sun's altitude in Melbourne today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. Altitude and heading are displayed in a separate box. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

6:22 pm

Altitude

24.5°

Heading

258° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 46m 58s

Change since

Yesterday: +15s

Winter: +5h 14m

Summer: -24s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Melbourne Today

12 am
2 am
4 am
6 am
8 am
10 am
12 pm
2 pm
4 pm
6 pm
8 pm
10 pm

Day, night, and twilight times in Melbourne today. Black is nighttime, light blue is daytime. The darker blue shadings represent the twilight phases during dawn (left) and dusk (right). Hover over the graph for more information. How to use this

Night12:00 am – 3:58 am
Astro. Twilight3:58 am – 4:42 am
Nautical Twilight4:42 am – 5:21 am
Civil Twilight5:21 am – 5:53 am
Daylight5:53 am – 8:40 pm
Civil Twilight8:40 pm – 9:11 pm
Nautical Twilight9:11 pm – 9:50 pm
Astro. Twilight9:50 pm – 10:35 pm
Night10:35 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Melbourne - Next 7 Days

Scroll right to see more
2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 185:53 am8:40 pm14:46:58+0:151:16 pm (75.6°)91.472
Dec 195:53 am8:40 pm14:47:10+0:111:17 pm (75.6°)91.464
Dec 205:53 am8:41 pm14:47:18+0:071:17 pm (75.6°)91.457
Dec 215:54 am8:41 pm14:47:22+0:041:18 pm (75.6°)91.450
Dec 225:54 am8:42 pm14:47:22< 1s1:18 pm (75.6°)91.444
Dec 235:55 am8:42 pm14:47:19−0:031:19 pm (75.6°)91.438
Dec 245:56 am8:43 pm14:47:11−0:071:19 pm (75.6°)91.432
* All times are local time for Melbourne. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Summer Solstice) is on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 3:27 am in Melbourne. In terms of daylight, this day is 5 hours, 15 minutes longer than on June Solstice. In locations south of Equator, the longest day of the year is around this date.

See full month's Sun

Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

Scroll right to see more
2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 209:29 pm
June SolsticeJun 212:24 pm
September EquinoxSep 236:02 am
December SolsticeDec 223:28 am
* All times are local Melbourne time.

Sun Articles

Today's Moon in Melbourne

The Moon's path in Melbourne today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show times and headings of moonrise and moonset. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Year 2017 Moon Phases

6:22 pm

Altitude

21.9°

Heading

262° W

Position

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.1%

Moon in Melbourne - Next 7 days

Scroll right to see more
2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 185:53 am8:26 pm-1:08 pm(71.2°)252,4640.2%
Dec 196:37 am9:16 pm-1:56 pm(71.9°)252,6500.7%
Dec 207:25 am10:02 pm-2:44 pm(71.7°)252,4013.2%
Dec 218:16 am10:44 pm-3:32 pm(70.5°)251,6767.4%
Dec 229:10 am11:22 pm-4:19 pm(68.5°)250,42813.3%
Dec 2310:05 am11:58 pm-5:05 pm(65.6°)248,61220.7%
Dec 2411:02 am--5:50 pm(62.1°)246,20629.4%
* All times are local time for Melbourne. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

See full month's Moon

Advertising

Moon Articles

Planets Visible in the Sky in Melbourne This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Dec 18, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:23 amMon 7:35 pmMon 12:29 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusMon 5:32 amMon 8:14 pmMon 12:53 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 3:02 amTue 4:28 pmTue 9:45 amAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 3:28 amTue 5:09 pmTue 10:18 amFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 6:14 amMon 8:48 pmMon 1:31 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusMon 3:29 pmTue 2:37 amMon 9:03 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 11:58 amTue 12:52 amMon 6:25 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Melbourne.

More about the planets visible in the night sky in Melbourne