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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 15:55 pm358,033 km222,471 mi
Jan 302:11 am362,252 km225,093 mi
Feb 265:25 pm367,789 km228,533 mi
Mar 237:37 pm369,760 km229,758 mi
Apr 1911:13 am365,143 km226,889 mi
May 1711:27 am360,298 km223,879 mi
Jun 147:23 pm357,432 km222,098 mi
Jul 135:05 am357,264 km221,993 mi
Aug 101:08 pm359,828 km223,587 mi
Sep 72:18 pm364,492 km226,485 mi
Oct 412:33 pm369,325 km229,488 mi
Oct 2910:35 am368,290 km228,845 mi
Nov 258:31 pm362,826 km225,450 mi
Dec 243:26 am358,270 km222,619 mi
* Distances are approximate. Closest Approach (Perigee) is highlighted.

Furthest Apart (Apogee)

DateLocal TimeDistance in kmDistance in miles
Jan 144:25 am405,805 km252,155 mi
Feb 109:37 pm404,896 km251,591 mi
Mar 106:03 pm404,268 km251,200 mi
Apr 73:10 pm404,438 km251,306 mi
May 58:46 am405,285 km251,833 mi
Jun 19:13 pm406,192 km252,396 mi
Jun 292:08 am406,580 km252,637 mi
Jul 266:21 am406,274 km252,447 mi
Aug 225:52 pm405,418 km251,915 mi
Sep 1910:43 am404,556 km251,379 mi
Oct 176:19 am404,328 km251,238 mi
Nov 141:40 am404,921 km251,607 mi
Dec 117:28 pm405,869 km252,195 mi
* Distances are approximate. Furthest Apart (Apogee) is highlighted.



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