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Helsinki, Finland — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 87.8%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 19, 2018 at 5:50:53 pm


Sunrise Today: 9:22 am 141° Southeast
Sunset Today: 3:12 pm 219° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 2:01 pm 67° East
Moonset Today: 4:11 am 290° West


Daylight Hours: 5 hours, 49 minutes (-33s)

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Today's Sun Position in Helsinki

Time:5:50 pm
Altitude:-17.0°
Direction:252° W
Phase:Astronomical Twilight

Day length today: 5h 49m 37s (Dec 19, 2018)

33 seconds shorter than yesterday (Dec 18, 2018)

33 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2017)

13 hours, 6 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Helsinki Today

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Night12:00 am – 6:35 am
Astro. Twilight6:35 am – 7:26 am
Nautical Twilight7:26 am – 8:24 am
Civil Twilight8:24 am – 9:22 am
Daylight9:22 am – 3:12 pm
Civil Twilight3:12 pm – 4:10 pm
Nautical Twilight4:10 pm – 5:07 pm
Astro. Twilight5:07 pm – 5:59 pm
Night5:59 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Helsinki - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 199:22 am3:12 pm5:49:37−0:3312:17 pm (6.5°)91.456
Dec 209:23 am3:12 pm5:49:15−0:2212:17 pm (6.5°)91.448
Dec 219:23 am3:12 pm5:49:04−0:1112:18 pm (6.5°)91.441
Dec 229:24 am3:13 pm5:49:04< 1s12:18 pm (6.5°)91.435
Dec 239:24 am3:13 pm5:49:15+0:1112:19 pm (6.5°)91.430
Dec 249:24 am3:14 pm5:49:38+0:2212:19 pm (6.5°)91.425
Dec 259:25 am3:15 pm5:50:11+0:3312:20 pm (6.6°)91.420
* All times are local time for Helsinki. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 12:22 am in Helsinki. In terms of daylight, this day is 13 hours, 7 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 Helsinki

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Helsinki - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 19-4:11 am2:01 pm9:38 pm(41.9°)234,12888.9%
Dec 20-5:38 am2:19 pm10:32 pm(45.9°)230,54995.1%
Dec 21-7:06 am2:45 pm11:29 pm(48.9°)227,56798.9%
Dec 22-8:31 am3:22 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 23-9:45 am4:17 pm12:30 am(50.5°)225,47199.9%
Dec 24-10:41 am5:31 pm1:33 am(50.6°)224,44797.8%
Dec 25-11:21 am6:58 pm2:35 am(49.0°)224,54292.6%
* All times are local time for Helsinki. 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 Helsinki This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Dec 19, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 7:20 amThu 2:18 pmThu 10:50 amAverage visibility
VenusThu 4:36 amThu 1:42 pmThu 9:09 amGreat visibility
MarsWed 12:21 pmWed 11:35 pmWed 5:57 pmAverage visibility
JupiterThu 7:39 amThu 2:11 pmThu 10:55 amAverage visibility
SaturnThu 10:06 amThu 4:08 pmThu 1:07 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusWed 12:55 pmThu 3:33 amWed 8:14 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneWed 12:16 pmWed 10:42 pmWed 5:29 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Helsinki.

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