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Riga, Latvia — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 51.4%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 15, 2018 at 4:54:41 pm


Sunrise Today: 8:55 am 135° Southeast
Sunset Today: 3:41 pm 225° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 1:11 pm 103° East


Daylight Hours: 6 hours, 46 minutes (-1m 1s)

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Today's Sun Position in Riga

Time:4:54 pm
Altitude:-8.7°
Direction:240° SW
Phase:Nautical Twilight

Day length today: 6h 46m 39s (Dec 15, 2018)

1 minute, 1 second shorter than yesterday (Dec 14, 2018)

3 minutes, 4 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2017)

11 hours, 5 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Riga Today

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Night12:00 am – 6:28 am
Astro. Twilight6:28 am – 7:15 am
Nautical Twilight7:15 am – 8:06 am
Civil Twilight8:06 am – 8:55 am
Daylight8:55 am – 3:41 pm
Civil Twilight3:41 pm – 4:31 pm
Nautical Twilight4:31 pm – 5:21 pm
Astro. Twilight5:21 pm – 6:08 pm
Night6:08 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Riga - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 158:55 am3:41 pm6:46:39−1:0112:18 pm (9.9°)91.491
Dec 168:56 am3:41 pm6:45:47−0:5212:19 pm (9.8°)91.481
Dec 178:57 am3:42 pm6:45:03−0:4312:19 pm (9.8°)91.472
Dec 188:57 am3:42 pm6:44:28−0:3512:20 pm (9.8°)91.464
Dec 198:58 am3:42 pm6:44:01−0:2612:20 pm (9.7°)91.456
Dec 208:59 am3:42 pm6:43:43−0:1712:21 pm (9.7°)91.448
Dec 218:59 am3:43 pm6:43:35−0:0812:21 pm (9.7°)91.441
* All times are local time for Riga. 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 Riga. In terms of daylight, this day is 11 hours, 9 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 Riga

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Riga - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 151:11 pm--6:38 pm(26.5°)247,95552.1%
Dec 16-12:18 am1:25 pm7:21 pm(31.1°)245,13562.1%
Dec 17-1:31 am1:40 pm8:05 pm(35.9°)241,72771.8%
Dec 18-2:47 am1:56 pm8:52 pm(40.7°)237,95980.9%
Dec 19-4:06 am2:14 pm9:42 pm(45.2°)234,11988.9%
Dec 20-5:28 am2:37 pm10:35 pm(49.2°)230,54295.1%
Dec 21-6:51 am3:08 pm11:33 pm(52.1°)227,56198.9%
* All times are local time for Riga. 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 Riga This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Dec 15, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 6:49 amSun 2:49 pmSun 10:50 amAverage visibility
VenusSun 4:26 amSun 2:04 pmSun 9:15 amGreat visibility
MarsSat 12:34 pmSat 11:40 pmSat 6:07 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSun 7:30 amSun 2:50 pmSun 11:10 amSlightly difficult to see
SaturnSun 9:58 amSun 4:51 pmSun 1:24 pmVery difficult to see
UranusSat 1:24 pmSun 3:43 amSat 8:33 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneSat 12:30 pmSat 11:06 pmSat 5:48 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Riga.

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