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Cancún, QR, Mexico — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 55.7%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 15, 2018 at 8:30:32 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:16 am 115° Southeast
Sunset Today: 6:08 pm 245° West


Moonrise Today: 1:13 pm 96° East
Moonset Today: 12:30 am 262° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 51 minutes (-11s)

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Today's Sun Position in Cancún

Time:8:30 pm
Altitude:-32.1°
Direction:255° W
Phase:Night

Day length today: 10h 51m 23s (Dec 15, 2018)

11 seconds shorter than yesterday (Dec 14, 2018)

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

2 hours, 33 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Cancún Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:57 am
Astro. Twilight5:57 am – 6:25 am
Nautical Twilight6:25 am – 6:52 am
Civil Twilight6:52 am – 7:16 am
Daylight7:16 am – 6:08 pm
Civil Twilight6:08 pm – 6:32 pm
Nautical Twilight6:32 pm – 7:00 pm
Astro. Twilight7:00 pm – 7:27 pm
Night7:27 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cancún - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 157:16 am6:08 pm10:51:23−0:1112:42 pm (45.6°)91.488
Dec 167:17 am6:08 pm10:51:14−0:0912:43 pm (45.5°)91.478
Dec 177:18 am6:09 pm10:51:06−0:0712:43 pm (45.5°)91.469
Dec 187:18 am6:09 pm10:50:59−0:0612:44 pm (45.5°)91.461
Dec 197:19 am6:10 pm10:50:55−0:0412:44 pm (45.4°)91.453
Dec 207:19 am6:10 pm10:50:52−0:0212:45 pm (45.4°)91.446
Dec 217:20 am6:10 pm10:50:51−0:0112:45 pm (45.4°)91.439
* All times are local time for Cancún. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 5:22 pm in Cancún. In terms of daylight, this day is 2 hours, 34 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 Cancún

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Cancún - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 15-12:30 am1:13 pm7:15 pm(64.1°)247,15955.2%
Dec 16-1:20 am1:49 pm7:58 pm(68.8°)244,13865.1%
Dec 17-2:11 am2:26 pm8:43 pm(73.6°)240,59274.7%
Dec 18-3:04 am3:05 pm9:31 pm(78.4°)236,76883.5%
Dec 19-4:00 am3:48 pm10:21 pm(82.8°)232,97391.0%
Dec 20-4:59 am4:35 pm11:16 pm(86.5°)229,54596.5%
Dec 21-6:01 am5:27 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
* 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, Sat, Dec 15, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:41 amSun 4:46 pmSun 11:14 amAverage visibility
VenusSun 3:55 amSun 3:22 pmSun 9:39 amGreat visibility
MarsSat 12:36 pmSun 12:25 amSat 6:30 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSun 6:06 amSun 5:01 pmSun 11:33 amSlightly difficult to see
SaturnSun 8:22 amSun 7:12 pmSun 1:47 pmDifficult to see
UranusSat 2:38 pmSun 3:14 amSat 8:56 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneSat 12:20 pmSun 12:01 amSat 6:11 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cancún.

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