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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 149:13 pm369,619 km229,671 mi
Feb 109:40 pm364,360 km226,403 mi
Mar 102:04 am359,510 km223,389 mi
Apr 71:35 pm357,163 km221,931 mi
May 612:14 am357,827 km222,344 mi
Jun 36:54 am361,140 km224,402 mi
Jul 12:40 am365,983 km227,411 mi
Jul 277:37 am369,662 km229,698 mi
Aug 219:18 pm367,050 km228,074 mi
Sep 181:00 pm361,896 km224,872 mi
Oct 167:33 pm357,861 km222,364 mi
Nov 146:20 am356,509 km221,524 mi
Dec 126:28 pm358,461 km222,737 mi
* Distances are approximate. Closest Approach (Perigee) is highlighted.

Furthest Apart (Apogee)

DateLocal TimeDistance in kmDistance in miles
Jan 26:51 am404,277 km251,206 mi
Jan 304:09 am404,553 km251,377 mi
Feb 2610:28 pm405,383 km251,894 mi
Mar 2510:16 am406,125 km252,355 mi
Apr 2112:05 pm406,351 km252,495 mi
May 186:06 pm405,933 km252,235 mi
Jun 158:01 am405,024 km251,670 mi
Jul 131:24 am404,269 km251,201 mi
Aug 98:04 pm404,262 km251,197 mi
Sep 62:44 pm405,055 km251,689 mi
Oct 47:02 am406,096 km252,336 mi
Oct 313:28 pm406,662 km252,688 mi
Nov 273:08 pm406,554 km252,621 mi
Dec 2512:54 am405,870 km252,196 mi
* Distances are approximate. Furthest Apart (Apogee) is highlighted.


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