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Moon: 65.3%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 18, 2018 at 8:44:22 am


Sunrise Today: 6:35 am 88° East
Sunset Today: 6:47 pm 272° West


Moonrise Today: 2:40 pm 112° Southeast
Moonset Today: 1:04 am 247° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 12 minutes (-1m 12s)

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Today's Sun Position in Cancún

The Sun's altitude in Cancún today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. Altitude and heading are displayed in a separate box. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

8:44 am

Altitude

29.2°

Heading

100° E

Position

Daylight

Day length

12h 12m 9s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 12s

Winter: +1h 21m

Summer: -1h 13m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Cancún Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Cancún today. Black is nighttime, light blue is daytime. The darker blue shadings represent the twilight phases during dawn (left) and dusk (right). Hover over the graph for more information. How to use this

Night12:00 am – 5:21 am
Astro. Twilight5:21 am – 5:47 am
Nautical Twilight5:47 am – 6:13 am
Civil Twilight6:13 am – 6:35 am
Daylight6:35 am – 6:47 pm
Civil Twilight6:47 pm – 7:09 pm
Nautical Twilight7:09 pm – 7:35 pm
Astro. Twilight7:35 pm – 8:01 pm
Night8:01 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cancún - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 186:35 am6:47 pm12:12:09−1:1112:41 pm (70.5°)93.398
Sep 196:35 am6:46 pm12:10:57−1:1212:41 pm (70.1°)93.372
Sep 206:35 am6:45 pm12:09:45−1:1212:40 pm (69.8°)93.346
Sep 216:35 am6:44 pm12:08:33−1:1212:40 pm (69.4°)93.319
Sep 226:36 am6:43 pm12:07:20−1:1212:40 pm (69.0°)93.293
Sep 236:36 am6:42 pm12:06:08−1:1212:39 pm (68.6°)93.267
Sep 246:36 am6:41 pm12:04:56−1:1212:39 pm (68.2°)93.241
* All times are local time for Cancún. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 8:54 pm in Cancún.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2011:15 am
June SolsticeJun 215:07 am
September EquinoxSep 228:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 215:23 pm
* All times are local Cancún time.

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Today's Moon in Cancún

The Moon's path in Cancún today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show times and headings of moonrise and moonset. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Year 2018 Moon Phases

8:44 am

Altitude

-78.5°

Heading

91° E

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

65.3%

Moon in Cancún - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 18-1:04 am2:40 pm8:16 pm(47.5°)251,23569.5%
Sep 19-1:53 am3:26 pm9:04 pm(48.7°)251,57778.1%
Sep 20-2:44 am4:10 pm9:51 pm(50.7°)251,19585.5%
Sep 21-3:34 am4:51 pm10:37 pm(53.6°)250,19691.7%
Sep 22-4:25 am5:31 pm11:22 pm(57.2°)248,71496.3%
Sep 23-5:16 am6:09 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Sep 24-6:08 am6:46 pm12:07 am(61.3°)246,89199.1%
* All times are local time for Cancún. 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 Cancún This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Sep 18, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:26 amTue 6:45 pmTue 12:36 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 9:31 amTue 8:35 pmTue 3:03 pmGreat visibility
MarsTue 3:54 pmWed 2:38 amTue 9:16 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 10:32 amTue 9:41 pmTue 4:07 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 1:43 pmWed 12:32 amTue 7:07 pmPerfect visibility
UranusMon 8:38 pmTue 9:17 amTue 2:58 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 6:09 pmWed 5:51 amWed 12:00 midnightSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cancún.

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