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Shanghai, SH, China — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 46.0%
First Quarter
Current Time: Jan 20, 2021 at 6:34:54 pm
Sunrise Today: 6:52 am 113° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:18 pm 247° West
Moonrise Today: 11:13 am 85° East
Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 26 minutes (+1m 11s)
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Today's Sun Position in Shanghai

Time:6:34 pm
Altitude:-16.4°
Direction:256° W
Phase:Astronomical Twilight

Day length today: 10h 26m 11s (Jan 20, 2021)

1 minute, 11 seconds longer than yesterday (Jan 19, 2021)

19 minutes, 4 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2020)

3 hours, 44 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Shanghai Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:27 am
Astro. Twilight5:27 am – 5:56 am
Nautical Twilight5:56 am – 6:26 am
Civil Twilight6:26 am – 6:52 am
Daylight6:52 am – 5:18 pm
Civil Twilight5:18 pm – 5:44 pm
Nautical Twilight5:44 pm – 6:13 pm
Astro. Twilight6:13 pm – 6:42 pm
Night6:42 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Shanghai - Next 7 Days

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Jan 206:52 am5:18 pm10:26:11+1:1112:05 pm (38.7°)91.468
Jan 216:51 am5:19 pm10:27:25+1:1312:05 pm (38.9°)91.475
Jan 226:51 am5:20 pm10:28:40+1:1512:05 pm (39.2°)91.483
Jan 236:51 am5:20 pm10:29:56+1:1612:05 pm (39.4°)91.492
Jan 246:50 am5:21 pm10:31:15+1:1812:06 pm (39.6°)91.500
Jan 256:50 am5:22 pm10:32:35+1:2012:06 pm (39.9°)91.510
Jan 266:49 am5:23 pm10:33:57+1:2112:06 pm (40.1°)91.520
* All times are local time for Shanghai. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Shanghai

Year 2021 Moon Phases

Moon in Shanghai - Next 7 days

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2021Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 2011:13 am--5:34 pm(64.3°)250,71545.6%
Jan 21-12:02 am11:41 am6:15 pm(69.2°)251,25255.3%
Jan 22-12:55 am12:11 pm6:57 pm(73.7°)250,92564.8%
Jan 23-1:50 am12:44 pm7:42 pm(77.6°)249,78573.8%
Jan 24-2:46 am1:22 pm8:30 pm(80.7°)247,94282.0%
Jan 25-3:43 am2:05 pm9:21 pm(82.8°)245,56789.1%
Jan 26-4:40 am2:54 pm10:14 pm(83.6°)242,86694.7%
* All times are local time for Shanghai. 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 Shanghai This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Jan 20, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 7:56 amWed 6:41 pmWed 1:18 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 5:54 amThu 4:03 pmThu 10:59 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 11:30 amThu 12:48 amWed 6:09 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 7:16 amThu 5:45 pmThu 12:31 pmDifficult to see
SaturnThu 7:04 amThu 5:28 pmThu 12:16 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusWed 11:37 amThu 12:46 amWed 6:12 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneWed 9:26 amWed 9:04 pmWed 3:15 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Shanghai.

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