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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 54:24 pm370,528 km230,235 mi
Jan 304:57 am357,080 km221,879 mi
Feb 272:51 pm360,440 km223,967 mi
Jun 1411:29 pm362,065 km224,977 mi
Jul 134:26 am358,260 km222,612 mi
Aug 101:42 pm356,896 km221,765 mi
Sep 711:31 pm358,389 km222,692 mi
Oct 65:38 am362,476 km225,232 mi
Nov 27:28 pm367,879 km228,589 mi
Nov 276:12 pm369,827 km229,800 mi
Dec 2411:41 am364,797 km226,675 mi
* Distances are approximate. Closest Approach (Perigee) is highlighted.

Furthest Apart (Apogee)

DateLocal TimeDistance in kmDistance in miles
Jan 158:52 pm406,532 km252,607 mi
Feb 1212:09 am406,231 km252,420 mi
Mar 2011:03 am382,538 km237,698 mi
Apr 810:51 am404,500 km251,344 mi
May 66:22 am404,318 km251,232 mi
May 3011:10 pm400,326 km248,751 mi
Jun 303:09 pm405,930 km252,233 mi
Jul 2711:27 pm406,567 km252,629 mi
Aug 242:09 am406,523 km252,602 mi
Sep 2010:21 am405,845 km252,180 mi
Oct 182:06 am404,897 km251,591 mi
Nov 148:56 pm404,336 km251,243 mi
Dec 126:02 pm404,581 km251,395 mi
* Distances are approximate. Furthest Apart (Apogee) is highlighted.



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