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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 13:32 pm358,682 km222,875 mi
Jan 304:04 am356,593 km221,576 mi
Feb 274:38 pm357,829 km222,344 mi
Mar 2812:59 am361,876 km224,859 mi
Apr 244:59 pm367,141 km228,131 mi
May 204:45 am369,733 km229,742 mi
Jun 1510:59 am365,932 km227,380 mi
Jul 137:21 am361,115 km224,386 mi
Aug 101:57 pm357,857 km222,362 mi
Sep 711:58 pm357,190 km221,948 mi
Oct 69:38 am359,455 km223,355 mi
Nov 31:24 pm364,191 km226,298 mi
Nov 301:55 pm369,430 km229,553 mi
Dec 257:15 am368,465 km228,954 mi
* Distances are approximate. Closest Approach (Perigee) is highlighted.

Furthest Apart (Apogee)

DateLocal TimeDistance in kmDistance in miles
Jan 168:40 pm406,435 km252,547 mi
Feb 129:06 pm406,540 km252,613 mi
Mar 125:05 am406,008 km252,282 mi
Apr 810:44 pm405,002 km251,657 mi
May 65:52 pm404,236 km251,180 mi
Jun 312:50 pm404,266 km251,199 mi
Jul 16:11 am405,036 km251,678 mi
Jul 287:48 pm405,955 km252,249 mi
Aug 251:50 am406,389 km252,518 mi
Sep 214:02 am406,165 km252,379 mi
Oct 182:17 pm405,428 km251,921 mi
Nov 156:44 am404,631 km251,426 mi
Dec 133:34 am404,406 km251,286 mi
* Distances are approximate. Furthest Apart (Apogee) is highlighted.



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