Home   Sun & Moon   New Zealand   Christchurch

Flag for New Zealand Christchurch, New Zealand — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 11.4%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Jul 26, 2017 at 9:03:12 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:49 am 64° Northeast
Sunset Today: 5:22 pm 296° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 9:28 am 76° East
Moonset Today: 8:38 pm 282° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 33 minutes (+1m 57s)

Location of ChristchurchLocation

Today's Sun Position in Christchurch

The Sun's altitude in Christchurch today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. Altitude and heading are displayed in a separate box. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

9:03 pm

Altitude

-39.6°

Heading

259° W

Position

Night

Day length

9h 33m 36s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 57s

Winter: +37m 12s

Summer: -5h 52m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Christchurch Today

12 am
2 am
4 am
6 am
8 am
10 am
12 pm
2 pm
4 pm
6 pm
8 pm
10 pm

Day, night, and twilight times in Christchurch today. Black is nighttime, light blue is daytime. The darker blue shadings represent the twilight phases during dawn (left) and dusk (right). Hover over the graph for more information. How to use this

Night12:00 am – 6:09 am
Astro. Twilight6:09 am – 6:43 am
Nautical Twilight6:43 am – 7:18 am
Civil Twilight7:18 am – 7:49 am
Daylight7:49 am – 5:22 pm
Civil Twilight5:22 pm – 5:54 pm
Nautical Twilight5:54 pm – 6:29 pm
Astro. Twilight6:29 pm – 7:03 pm
Night7:03 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Christchurch - Next 7 Days

Scroll right to see more
2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 267:49 am5:22 pm9:33:36+1:5712:35 pm (27.1°)94.413
Jul 277:48 am5:23 pm9:35:35+1:5912:35 pm (27.3°)94.403
Jul 287:47 am5:24 pm9:37:37+2:0112:35 pm (27.5°)94.393
Jul 297:46 am5:25 pm9:39:41+2:0312:35 pm (27.8°)94.382
Jul 307:45 am5:27 pm9:41:47+2:0612:35 pm (28.0°)94.371
Jul 317:44 am5:28 pm9:43:55+2:0812:35 pm (28.2°)94.359
Aug 17:42 am5:29 pm9:46:05+2:1012:35 pm (28.5°)94.347
* All times are local time for Christchurch. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

See full month's Sun

Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

Scroll right to see more
2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2011:29 pm
June SolsticeJun 214:24 pm
September EquinoxSep 238:02 am
December SolsticeDec 225:28 am
* All times are local Christchurch time.

Sun Articles

Today's Moon in Christchurch

The Moon's path in Christchurch today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show times and headings of moonrise and moonset. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Year 2017 Moon Phases

9:03 pm

Altitude

-5.0°

Heading

278° W

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

11.4%

Moon in Christchurch - Next 7 days

Scroll right to see more
2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 269:28 am8:38 pm-2:59 pm(36.4°)233,3479.7%
Jul 2710:01 am9:45 pm-3:49 pm(40.8°)237,08717.4%
Jul 2810:32 am10:50 pm-4:36 pm(45.3°)240,82926.5%
Jul 2911:00 am11:52 pm-5:22 pm(49.7°)244,28436.3%
Jul 3011:29 am--6:06 pm(53.8°)247,21746.4%
Jul 31-12:52 am11:58 am6:51 pm(57.5°)249,46656.4%
Aug 1-1:51 am12:29 pm7:36 pm(60.6°)250,93966.0%
* All times are local time for Christchurch. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

See full month's Moon

Advertising

Moon Articles

Planets Visible in the Sky in Christchurch This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Jul 26, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:59 amThu 7:45 pmThu 2:21 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 5:11 amThu 2:22 pmThu 9:47 amGood visibility
MarsThu 7:56 amThu 5:18 pmThu 12:37 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
JupiterWed 10:52 amWed 11:37 pmWed 5:14 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 2:05 pmThu 5:09 amWed 9:37 pmPerfect visibility
UranusThu 12:35 amThu 11:19 amThu 5:57 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 8:39 pmFri 9:39 amFri 3:09 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Christchurch.

More about the planets visible in the night sky in Christchurch