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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 101:01 am363,238 km225,706 mi
Feb 69:02 am368,816 km229,172 mi
Mar 32:33 am369,062 km229,325 mi
Mar 308:32 am363,854 km226,088 mi
Apr 2712:14 pm359,327 km223,275 mi
May 259:20 pm357,208 km221,958 mi
Jun 246:56 pm360,064 km223,733 mi
Jul 245:16 am366,891 km227,976 mi
Aug 2511:30 pm393,081 km244,249 mi
Sep 1312:06 pm369,860 km229,820 mi
Oct 91:54 am366,855 km227,953 mi
Nov 57:10 pm361,438 km224,587 mi
Dec 43:45 am357,492 km222,135 mi
* Distances are approximate. Closest Approach (Perigee) is highlighted.

Furthest Apart (Apogee)

DateLocal TimeDistance in kmDistance in miles
Jan 217:13 pm404,914 km251,602 mi
Feb 184:13 pm404,376 km251,268 mi
Mar 181:25 pm404,650 km251,438 mi
Apr 156:04 am405,475 km251,950 mi
May 123:51 pm406,210 km252,407 mi
Jun 149:20 am395,612 km245,822 mi
Jul 612:28 am405,934 km252,236 mi
Aug 21:54 pm405,025 km251,671 mi
Oct 2410:26 pm405,154 km251,751 mi
Nov 211:53 pm406,132 km252,358 mi
Dec 188:25 pm406,603 km252,651 mi
* Distances are approximate. Furthest Apart (Apogee) is highlighted.



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