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Nairobi, Kenya — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 14.6%
Waxing Crescent
Current Time: Sep 20, 2020 at 6:23:39 pm
Sunrise Today: 6:22 am 89° East
Sunset Today: 6:29 pm 271° West
Moonrise Today: 8:58 am 100° East
Moonset Today: 9:26 pm 257° West
Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 6 minutes (+4s)
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Today's Sun Position in Nairobi

Time:6:23 pm
Altitude:1.0°
Direction:271° W
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 12h 6m 18s (Sep 20, 2020)

4 seconds longer than yesterday (Sep 19, 2020)

5 minutes, 40 seconds shorter than December Solstice (Dec 22, 2019)

3 minutes, 26 seconds longer than June Solstice (Jun 21, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Nairobi Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:14 am
Astro. Twilight5:14 am – 5:38 am
Nautical Twilight5:38 am – 6:02 am
Civil Twilight6:02 am – 6:22 am
Daylight6:22 am – 6:29 pm
Civil Twilight6:29 pm – 6:49 pm
Nautical Twilight6:49 pm – 7:13 pm
Astro. Twilight7:13 pm – 7:37 pm
Night7:37 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Nairobi - Next 7 Days

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 206:22 am6:29 pm12:06:18+0:0412:26 pm (87.9°)93.347
Sep 216:22 am6:28 pm12:06:22+0:0412:25 pm (88.3°)93.321
Sep 226:22 am6:28 pm12:06:26+0:0412:25 pm (88.7°)93.294
Sep 236:21 am6:28 pm12:06:31+0:0412:24 pm (89.0°)93.267
Sep 246:21 am6:27 pm12:06:35+0:0412:24 pm (89.4°)93.241
Sep 256:20 am6:27 pm12:06:39+0:0412:24 pm (89.8°)93.214
Sep 266:20 am6:27 pm12:06:44+0:0412:23 pm (89.8°)93.187
* All times are local time for Nairobi. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

September Equinox (Vernal Equinox) is on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 4:30 pm in Nairobi.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Today's Moon in Nairobi

Year 2020 Moon Phases

Moon in Nairobi - Next 7 days

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2020Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 208:58 am9:26 pm-3:11 pm(79.2°)225,08313.5%
Sep 219:52 am10:21 pm-4:06 pm(74.0°)227,47523.0%
Sep 2210:47 am11:19 pm-5:03 pm(70.0°)230,45833.8%
Sep 2311:44 am--6:00 pm(67.4°)233,73745.2%
Sep 24-12:16 am12:41 pm6:57 pm(66.5°)237,05456.4%
Sep 25-1:13 am1:38 pm7:53 pm(67.0°)240,20967.1%
Sep 26-2:08 am2:31 pm8:46 pm(68.9°)243,07376.6%
* All times are local time for Nairobi. 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 Nairobi This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Sep 20, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:47 amSun 7:54 pmSun 1:50 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 3:45 amMon 3:47 pmMon 9:46 amGood visibility
MarsSun 8:18 pmMon 8:19 amMon 2:18 amPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 1:45 pmMon 1:52 amSun 7:48 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 2:18 pmMon 2:25 amSun 8:22 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSun 9:03 pmMon 9:03 amMon 3:03 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 5:52 pmMon 5:56 amSun 11:54 pmSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Nairobi.

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