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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 105:49 am357,497 km222,138 mi
Feb 73:07 pm361,488 km224,618 mi
Mar 710:06 am367,017 km228,054 mi
Apr 110:16 pm370,013 km229,916 mi
Apr 282:25 am366,040 km227,446 mi
May 2511:45 pm361,153 km224,410 mi
Jun 236:38 am358,014 km222,460 mi
Jul 214:13 pm357,463 km222,117 mi
Aug 1912:58 am359,639 km223,469 mi
Sep 163:56 am364,053 km226,212 mi
Oct 138:24 am369,067 km229,327 mi
Nov 72:24 am368,903 km229,226 mi
Dec 49:18 am363,479 km225,856 mi
* Distances are approximate. Closest Approach (Perigee) is highlighted.

Furthest Apart (Apogee)

DateLocal TimeDistance in kmDistance in miles
Jan 227:10 pm406,118 km252,350 mi
Feb 1911:59 am405,129 km251,736 mi
Mar 199:16 am404,299 km251,220 mi
Apr 165:15 am404,232 km251,178 mi
May 1310:57 pm404,915 km251,603 mi
Jun 1012:03 pm405,787 km252,144 mi
Jul 75:38 pm406,232 km252,421 mi
Aug 38:41 pm406,028 km252,294 mi
Aug 317:01 am405,269 km251,823 mi
Sep 2711:32 pm404,432 km251,302 mi
Oct 257:17 pm404,166 km251,137 mi
Nov 223:05 pm404,733 km251,489 mi
Dec 209:53 am405,731 km252,109 mi
* Distances are approximate. Furthest Apart (Apogee) is highlighted.

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