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Richmond, BC, Canada — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 46.3%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 14, 2018 at 6:18:46 pm


Sunrise Today: 8:00 am 126° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:14 pm 234° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 12:36 pm 104° East
Moonset Today: 11:36 pm 259° West


Daylight Hours: 8 hours, 14 minutes (-43s)

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Today's Sun Position in Richmond

Time:6:18 pm
Altitude:-19.2°
Direction:256° W
Phase:Night

Day length today: 8h 14m 33s (Dec 14, 2018)

43 seconds shorter than yesterday (Dec 13, 2018)

2 minutes, 25 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2017)

7 hours, 59 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Richmond Today

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Night12:00 am – 6:03 am
Astro. Twilight6:03 am – 6:41 am
Nautical Twilight6:41 am – 7:22 am
Civil Twilight7:22 am – 8:00 am
Daylight8:00 am – 4:14 pm
Civil Twilight4:14 pm – 4:52 pm
Nautical Twilight4:52 pm – 5:32 pm
Astro. Twilight5:32 pm – 6:11 pm
Night6:11 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Richmond - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 148:00 am4:14 pm8:14:33−0:4312:07 pm (17.6°)91.496
Dec 158:00 am4:14 pm8:13:55−0:3812:07 pm (17.6°)91.487
Dec 168:01 am4:14 pm8:13:22−0:3212:08 pm (17.6°)91.477
Dec 178:02 am4:15 pm8:12:56−0:2612:08 pm (17.5°)91.469
Dec 188:02 am4:15 pm8:12:35−0:2012:09 pm (17.5°)91.460
Dec 198:03 am4:15 pm8:12:20−0:1512:09 pm (17.5°)91.453
Dec 208:04 am4:16 pm8:12:10−0:0912:10 pm (17.5°)91.445
* All times are local time for Richmond. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 2:22 pm in Richmond. In terms of daylight, this day is 8 hours, 2 minutes shorter than on June Solstice. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

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Today's Moon in Richmond

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Richmond - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 1412:36 pm11:36 pm-6:02 pm(31.8°)249,28146.2%
Dec 1512:58 pm--6:44 pm(36.2°)246,88456.2%
Dec 16-12:41 am1:20 pm7:28 pm(40.9°)243,80166.1%
Dec 17-1:48 am1:42 pm8:13 pm(45.7°)240,21475.7%
Dec 18-2:57 am2:06 pm9:01 pm(50.5°)236,37984.4%
Dec 19-4:09 am2:34 pm9:52 pm(54.8°)232,60591.7%
Dec 20-5:23 am3:07 pm10:47 pm(58.4°)229,23297.0%
* All times are local time for Richmond. 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 Richmond This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Dec 14, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 6:05 amSat 3:11 pmSat 10:38 amAverage visibility
VenusSat 3:56 amSat 2:12 pmSat 9:04 amGreat visibility
MarsFri 12:18 pmFri 11:36 pmFri 5:57 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSat 6:43 amSat 3:19 pmSat 11:01 amSlightly difficult to see
SaturnSat 9:07 amSat 5:24 pmSat 1:15 pmDifficult to see
UranusFri 1:33 pmSat 3:17 amFri 8:25 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneFri 12:11 pmFri 11:08 pmFri 5:39 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Richmond.

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