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Flag for Canada Halifax, NS, Canada — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 1.7%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 20, 2017 at 12:26:40 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:22 am 72° East
Sunset Today: 8:11 pm 288° West


Moonrise Today: 4:52 am 66° East
Moonset Today: 7:34 pm 291° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 48 minutes (-2m 49s)

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Today's Sun Position in Halifax

The Sun's altitude in Halifax 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

12:26 pm

Altitude

55.8°

Heading

157° S

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 48m 29s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 49s

Winter: +4h 59m

Summer: -1h 45m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Halifax Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Halifax 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 – 4:32 am
Astro. Twilight4:32 am – 5:13 am
Nautical Twilight5:13 am – 5:51 am
Civil Twilight5:51 am – 6:22 am
Daylight6:22 am – 8:11 pm
Civil Twilight8:11 pm – 8:42 pm
Nautical Twilight8:42 pm – 9:20 pm
Astro. Twilight9:20 pm – 10:01 pm
Night10:01 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Halifax - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 206:22 am8:11 pm13:48:29−2:491:17 pm (57.6°)94.049
Aug 216:24 am8:09 pm13:45:39−2:501:17 pm (57.3°)94.030
Aug 226:25 am8:08 pm13:42:47−2:511:17 pm (56.9°)94.011
Aug 236:26 am8:06 pm13:39:54−2:521:16 pm (56.6°)93.991
Aug 246:27 am8:04 pm13:37:01−2:531:16 pm (56.2°)93.971
Aug 256:28 am8:02 pm13:34:07−2:541:16 pm (55.9°)93.950
Aug 266:29 am8:01 pm13:31:12−2:541:15 pm (55.5°)93.929
* All times are local time for Halifax. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Partial Solar Eclipse visible in Halifax on Aug 21

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 207:29 am
June SolsticeJun 211:24 am
September EquinoxSep 225:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 2112:28 pm
* All times are local Halifax time.

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Today's Moon in Halifax

The Moon's path in Halifax 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

12:26 pm

Altitude

60.8°

Heading

184° S

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

1.7%

Moon in Halifax - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 204:52 am7:34 pm-12:17 pm(60.8°)229,0541.7%
Aug 216:02 am8:13 pm-1:12 pm(57.4°)231,0060.0%
Aug 227:13 am8:47 pm-2:05 pm(53.3°)233,6221.1%
Aug 238:21 am9:18 pm-2:55 pm(48.9°)236,7064.8%
Aug 249:28 am9:47 pm-3:42 pm(44.3°)240,00710.7%
Aug 2510:33 am10:16 pm-4:28 pm(39.9°)243,25318.2%
Aug 2611:36 am10:45 pm-5:14 pm(35.9°)246,18226.8%
* All times are local time for Halifax. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Halifax This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Aug 20, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 7:28 amMon 8:04 pmMon 1:46 pmNot visible
VenusSun 3:25 amSun 6:30 pmSun 10:58 amGood visibility
MarsSun 5:39 amSun 7:56 pmSun 12:48 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterSun 10:57 amSun 10:08 pmSun 4:32 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 4:09 pmMon 1:07 amSun 8:38 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSun 10:17 pmMon 11:45 amMon 5:01 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 8:42 pmMon 7:47 amMon 2:15 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Halifax.

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