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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 97.9%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Mar 19, 2019 at 6:57:03 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:55 am 91° East
Sunset Today: 6:04 pm 269° West


Moonrise Today: 5:21 pm 78° East
Moonset Today: 4:09 am 284° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 8 minutes (-1m 20s)

Location of Rio de JaneiroLocation

Today's Sun Position in Rio de Janeiro

Time:6:57 pm
Altitude:-12.8°
Direction:264° W
Phase:Astronomical Twilight

Day length today: 12h 8m 48s (Mar 19, 2019)

1 minute, 20 seconds shorter than yesterday (Mar 18, 2019)

1 hour, 25 minutes longer than winter solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

1 hour, 24 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Rio de Janeiro Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:41 am
Astro. Twilight4:41 am – 5:07 am
Nautical Twilight5:07 am – 5:33 am
Civil Twilight5:33 am – 5:55 am
Daylight5:55 am – 6:04 pm
Civil Twilight6:04 pm – 6:27 pm
Nautical Twilight6:27 pm – 6:53 pm
Astro. Twilight6:53 pm – 7:19 pm
Night7:19 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Rio de Janeiro - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Mar 195:55 am6:04 pm12:08:48−1:2012:00 pm (67.5°)92.539
Mar 205:56 am6:03 pm12:07:27−1:2012:00 pm (67.2°)92.565
Mar 215:56 am6:02 pm12:06:07−1:2011:59 am (66.8°)92.591
Mar 225:57 am6:01 pm12:04:46−1:2011:59 am (66.4°)92.617
Mar 235:57 am6:00 pm12:03:26−1:2011:59 am (66.0°)92.643
Mar 245:57 am5:59 pm12:02:06−1:2011:59 am (65.6°)92.670
Mar 255:58 am5:58 pm12:00:46−1:1911:58 am (65.2°)92.697
* All times are local time for Rio de Janeiro. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

March Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 6:58 pm in Rio de Janeiro.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Today's Moon in Rio de Janeiro

Year 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Rio de Janeiro - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Mar 19-4:09 am5:21 pm11:15 pm(57.1°)223,34798.5%
Mar 20-5:14 am6:07 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Mar 21-6:19 am6:50 pm12:10 am(62.7°)224,25799.8%
Mar 22-7:21 am7:33 pm1:03 am(68.5°)226,30398.1%
Mar 23-8:23 am8:15 pm1:55 am(74.1°)229,29393.5%
Mar 24-9:23 am8:59 pm2:47 am(79.0°)232,93286.6%
Mar 25-10:22 am9:44 pm3:39 am(83.1°)236,87678.0%
* All times are local time for Rio de Janeiro. 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 Rio de Janeiro This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Mar 19, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:13 amWed 5:22 pmWed 11:17 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusWed 3:13 amWed 4:08 pmWed 9:41 amGood visibility
MarsTue 9:55 amTue 8:52 pmTue 3:23 pmAverage visibility
JupiterTue 10:52 pmWed 12:17 pmWed 5:34 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 12:44 amWed 2:05 pmWed 7:24 amAverage visibility
UranusTue 8:17 amTue 7:42 pmTue 1:59 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 5:01 amWed 5:25 pmWed 11:13 amExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Rio de Janeiro.

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