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

Moon: 15.7%
Waxing Crescent
Current Time: Sep 21, 2020 at 2:20:45 am
Sunrise Today: 5:41 am 89° East
Sunset Today: 5:51 pm 271° West
Moonrise Today: 9:40 am 107° East
Moonset Today: 8:44 pm 250° West
Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 10 minutes (-1m 53s)
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Today's Sun Position in Shanghai

Time:2:20 am
Altitude:-41.6°
Direction:56° NE
Phase:Night

Day length today: 12h 10m 14s (Sep 21, 2020)

1 minute, 53 seconds shorter than yesterday (Sep 20, 2020)

2 hours, 3 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 22, 2019)

2 hours shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Shanghai Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:20 am
Astro. Twilight4:20 am – 4:49 am
Nautical Twilight4:49 am – 5:17 am
Civil Twilight5:17 am – 5:41 am
Daylight5:41 am – 5:51 pm
Civil Twilight5:51 pm – 6:16 pm
Nautical Twilight6:16 pm – 6:44 pm
Astro. Twilight6:44 pm – 7:12 pm
Night7:12 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Shanghai - Next 7 Days

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 215:41 am5:51 pm12:10:14−1:5311:47 am (59.3°)93.327
Sep 225:42 am5:50 pm12:08:20−1:5311:46 am (58.9°)93.300
Sep 235:42 am5:49 pm12:06:27−1:5311:46 am (58.6°)93.274
Sep 245:43 am5:48 pm12:04:34−1:5311:45 am (58.2°)93.247
Sep 255:44 am5:46 pm12:02:41−1:5311:45 am (57.8°)93.220
Sep 265:44 am5:45 pm12:00:48−1:5311:45 am (57.4°)93.193
Sep 275:45 am5:44 pm11:58:55−1:5311:44 am (57.0°)93.166
* All times are local time for Shanghai. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 9:30 pm in Shanghai.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Today's Moon in Shanghai

Year 2020 Moon Phases

Moon in Shanghai - Next 7 days

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2020Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 219:40 am8:44 pm-3:15 pm(42.2°)226,84920.6%
Sep 2210:49 am9:29 pm-4:11 pm(37.9°)229,71931.2%
Sep 2311:55 am10:18 pm-5:08 pm(35.0°)232,95442.5%
Sep 2412:58 pm11:12 pm-6:05 pm(33.6°)236,28253.8%
Sep 251:54 pm--7:01 pm(33.9°)239,49064.6%
Sep 26-12:10 am2:45 pm7:55 pm(35.5°)242,43074.5%
Sep 27-1:09 am3:28 pm8:46 pm(38.3°)245,02283.0%
* 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, Mon, Sep 21, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 7:34 amMon 6:50 pmMon 1:12 pmDifficult to see
VenusMon 2:25 amMon 3:49 pmMon 9:07 amGood visibility
MarsSun 7:23 pmMon 7:58 amMon 1:40 amPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 2:03 pmTue 12:10 amMon 7:07 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 2:33 pmTue 12:47 amMon 7:40 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSun 7:47 pmMon 9:02 amMon 2:25 amAverage visibility
NeptuneMon 5:23 pmTue 5:01 amMon 11:12 pmSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Shanghai.

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