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Moon Distances for Washington DC, USA – District of Columbia

The Moon Distance Calculator calculates the approximate minumum and maximum distances from the Moon to the Earth.

The Moon's distance to Earth varies. The two extreme points of the Moon’s orbit each month are known as the lunar perigee and apogee. The table below shows the time of lunar perigee and apogee.

Closest Approach (Perigee)

DateLocal TimeDistance in kmDistance in miles
Jan 213:56 pm356,569 km221,562 mi
Feb 194:05 am358,267 km222,617 mi
Mar 1911:12 am362,696 km225,369 mi
Apr 1510:23 pm367,968 km228,645 mi
May 111:05 am369,343 km229,499 mi
Jun 67:06 pm364,861 km226,714 mi
Jul 46:24 pm360,149 km223,786 mi
Aug 21:52 am357,311 km222,022 mi
Aug 3011:54 am357,181 km221,942 mi
Sep 278:59 pm359,911 km223,639 mi
Oct 2511:02 pm364,872 km226,721 mi
Nov 214:01 pm369,818 km229,795 mi
Dec 161:52 pm367,901 km228,603 mi
* Distances are approximate. Closest Approach (Perigee) is highlighted.

Furthest Apart (Apogee)

DateLocal TimeDistance in kmDistance in miles
Jan 84:19 am406,458 km252,561 mi
Feb 43:54 am406,476 km252,573 mi
Mar 31:00 pm405,889 km252,207 mi
Mar 317:16 am404,919 km251,605 mi
Apr 282:43 am404,299 km251,220 mi
May 259:39 pm404,509 km251,350 mi
Jun 222:30 pm405,385 km251,895 mi
Jul 202:56 am406,289 km252,456 mi
Aug 167:54 am406,634 km252,671 mi
Sep 1211:42 am406,291 km252,457 mi
Oct 911:41 pm405,426 km251,920 mi
Nov 64:48 pm404,569 km251,388 mi
Dec 41:41 pm404,346 km251,249 mi
* Distances are approximate. Furthest Apart (Apogee) is highlighted.

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