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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 174:23 pm369,886 km229,836 mi
Feb 111:35 pm367,922 km228,616 mi
Mar 104:59 am362,400 km225,185 mi
Apr 712:58 pm358,314 km222,646 mi
May 511:34 pm356,955 km221,802 mi
Jun 39:16 am358,484 km222,752 mi
Jul 12:02 pm362,366 km225,164 mi
Jul 294:28 am367,315 km228,239 mi
Aug 233:28 pm369,728 km229,739 mi
Sep 1810:49 pm365,752 km227,268 mi
Oct 169:00 pm360,672 km224,111 mi
Nov 145:20 am357,361 km222,054 mi
Dec 126:13 pm357,075 km221,876 mi
* Distances are approximate. Closest Approach (Perigee) is highlighted.

Furthest Apart (Apogee)

DateLocal TimeDistance in kmDistance in miles
Jan 23:18 pm404,578 km251,393 mi
Jan 3012:41 pm404,323 km251,235 mi
Feb 279:01 am404,863 km251,570 mi
Mar 262:02 am405,776 km252,138 mi
Apr 229:47 am406,419 km252,537 mi
May 1912:13 pm406,448 km252,555 mi
Jun 159:24 pm405,787 km252,144 mi
Jul 1312:46 pm404,779 km251,518 mi
Aug 106:50 am404,123 km251,110 mi
Sep 72:00 am404,294 km251,217 mi
Oct 48:43 pm405,160 km251,755 mi
Nov 111:29 am406,050 km252,308 mi
Nov 282:36 pm406,362 km252,501 mi
Dec 254:18 pm406,098 km252,337 mi
* Distances are approximate. Furthest Apart (Apogee) is highlighted.



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