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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 254:18 pm369,926 km229,861 mi
Feb 2110:25 am364,928 km226,756 mi
Mar 212:14 pm359,963 km223,671 mi
Apr 1912:04 am357,336 km222,038 mi
May 1710:30 am357,644 km222,230 mi
Jun 145:41 pm360,642 km224,092 mi
Jul 123:33 pm365,368 km227,029 mi
Aug 84:35 am369,505 km229,600 mi
Sep 211:26 am367,630 km228,435 mi
Sep 3012:13 am362,430 km225,204 mi
Oct 286:13 am358,120 km222,526 mi
Nov 255:05 pm356,445 km221,485 mi
Dec 245:35 am358,115 km222,522 mi
* Distances are approximate. Closest Approach (Perigee) is highlighted.

Furthest Apart (Apogee)

DateLocal TimeDistance in kmDistance in miles
Jan 127:22 pm404,298 km251,219 mi
Feb 94:36 pm404,475 km251,329 mi
Mar 911:04 am405,268 km251,822 mi
Apr 511:44 pm406,054 km252,310 mi
May 32:23 am406,348 km252,493 mi
May 307:22 am406,000 km252,277 mi
Jun 268:20 pm405,127 km251,734 mi
Jul 241:20 pm404,331 km251,239 mi
Aug 218:03 am404,236 km251,180 mi
Sep 183:04 am404,966 km251,634 mi
Oct 158:07 pm406,018 km252,288 mi
Nov 124:37 am406,646 km252,678 mi
Dec 95:01 am406,606 km252,653 mi
* Distances are approximate. Furthest Apart (Apogee) is highlighted.


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