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

Moon: 72.1%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: May 24, 2019 at 4:17:52 am


Sunrise Today: 5:37 am 59° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:44 pm 301° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 1:06 am 119° Southeast
Moonset Today: 10:35 am 242° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 15 hours, 7 minutes (+1m 51s)

Location of HalifaxLocation

Today's Sun Position in Halifax

Time:4:17 am
Altitude:-12.0°
Direction:44° NE
Phase:Nautical Twilight

Day length today: 15h 7m 6s (May 24, 2019)

1 minute, 51 seconds longer than yesterday (May 23, 2019)

6 hours, 18 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

27 minutes, 7 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Halifax Today

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Night12:00 am – 3:23 am
Astro. Twilight3:23 am – 4:17 am
Nautical Twilight4:17 am – 5:02 am
Civil Twilight5:02 am – 5:37 am
Daylight5:37 am – 8:44 pm
Civil Twilight8:44 pm – 9:20 pm
Nautical Twilight9:20 pm – 10:05 pm
Astro. Twilight10:05 pm – 11:00 pm
Night11:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Halifax - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 245:37 am8:44 pm15:07:06+1:511:11 pm (66.2°)94.133
May 255:37 am8:45 pm15:08:55+1:481:11 pm (66.3°)94.151
May 265:36 am8:46 pm15:10:40+1:451:11 pm (66.5°)94.168
May 275:35 am8:47 pm15:12:22+1:421:11 pm (66.7°)94.185
May 285:34 am8:48 pm15:14:01+1:381:11 pm (66.8°)94.202
May 295:34 am8:49 pm15:15:36+1:351:11 pm (67.0°)94.218
May 305:33 am8:50 pm15:17:08+1:311:11 pm (67.1°)94.234
* All times are local time for Halifax. 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 Halifax

Year 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Halifax - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 241:06 am10:35 am-5:49 am(24.5°)249,25671.5%
May 251:42 am11:35 am-6:36 am(27.2°)250,58562.2%
May 262:13 am12:35 pm-7:21 am(30.5°)251,11352.6%
May 272:39 am1:36 pm-8:04 am(34.5°)250,79542.8%
May 283:04 am2:37 pm-8:46 am(38.9°)249,65533.3%
May 293:27 am3:39 pm-9:28 am(43.6°)247,78224.3%
May 303:51 am4:42 pm-10:11 am(48.5°)245,32416.1%
* All times are local time for Halifax. 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 Halifax This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, May 24, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 5:46 amFri 9:08 pmFri 1:26 pmVery difficult to see
VenusFri 4:44 amFri 6:43 pmFri 11:43 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsFri 7:40 amFri 11:20 pmFri 3:30 pmAverage visibility
JupiterThu 10:05 pmFri 6:57 amFri 2:31 amPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 12:03 amFri 9:05 amFri 4:34 amPerfect visibility
UranusFri 4:22 amFri 6:08 pmFri 11:15 amVery difficult to see
NeptuneFri 2:45 amFri 2:07 pmFri 8:26 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Halifax.

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