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Auckland, AUK, New Zealand — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 49.4%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 15, 2018 at 10:54:07 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:55 am 120° Southeast
Sunset Today: 8:35 pm 240° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 12:40 pm 101° East
Moonset Today: 1:18 am 257° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 40 minutes (+26s)

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Today's Sun Position in Auckland

Time:10:54 pm
Altitude:-21.2°
Direction:215° SW
Phase:Night

Day length today: 14h 40m 9s (Dec 15, 2018)

26 seconds longer than yesterday (Dec 14, 2018)

5 hours, 2 minutes longer than winter solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

1 minute, 26 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Dec 22, 2017)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Auckland Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:04 am
Astro. Twilight4:04 am – 4:46 am
Nautical Twilight4:46 am – 5:25 am
Civil Twilight5:25 am – 5:55 am
Daylight5:55 am – 8:35 pm
Civil Twilight8:35 pm – 9:06 pm
Nautical Twilight9:06 pm – 9:44 pm
Astro. Twilight9:44 pm – 10:27 pm
Night10:27 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Auckland - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 155:55 am8:35 pm14:40:09+0:261:15 pm (76.4°)91.495
Dec 165:56 am8:36 pm14:40:32+0:231:16 pm (76.5°)91.485
Dec 175:56 am8:37 pm14:40:52+0:191:16 pm (76.5°)91.476
Dec 185:56 am8:37 pm14:41:08+0:151:17 pm (76.5°)91.467
Dec 195:57 am8:38 pm14:41:20+0:121:17 pm (76.6°)91.459
Dec 205:57 am8:39 pm14:41:29+0:081:18 pm (76.6°)91.451
Dec 215:57 am8:39 pm14:41:34+0:051:18 pm (76.6°)91.444
* All times are local time for Auckland. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Summer Solstice) is on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 11:22 am in Auckland. In terms of daylight, this day is 5 hours, 4 minutes longer than on June Solstice. In locations south of Equator, the longest day of the year is around this date.

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Today's Moon in Auckland

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Auckland - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 15-1:18 am12:40 pm7:17 pm(60.3°)248,92247.9%
Dec 16-1:47 am1:37 pm8:00 pm(55.7°)246,39757.9%
Dec 17-2:17 am2:35 pm8:44 pm(51.0°)243,21267.8%
Dec 18-2:46 am3:35 pm9:30 pm(46.1°)239,56377.2%
Dec 19-3:17 am4:37 pm10:18 pm(41.5°)235,71485.7%
Dec 20-3:52 am5:43 pm11:09 pm(37.2°)231,98592.7%
Dec 21-4:31 am6:50 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
* All times are local time for Auckland. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Auckland This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Dec 15, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 4:46 amSun 6:49 pmSun 11:47 amAverage visibility
VenusSun 3:34 amSun 4:52 pmSun 10:13 amGreat visibility
MarsSat 12:47 pmSun 1:22 amSat 7:05 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSun 5:00 amSun 7:18 pmSun 12:09 pmSlightly difficult to see
SaturnSun 7:08 amSun 9:38 pmSun 2:23 pmDifficult to see
UranusSat 4:03 pmSun 3:02 amSat 9:33 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneSat 12:23 pmSun 1:11 amSat 6:47 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Auckland.

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