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

Moon: 49.0%
Waning Crescent
Current Time: May 31, 2024 at 7:33:20 am
Sunrise Today: 7:51 am 60° Northeast
Sunset Today: 5:02 pm 300° Northwest
Moonset Today: 1:31 pm 259° West
Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 10 minutes (-1m 20s)
Location of ChristchurchLocation

Today's Sun Position in Christchurch

Time:7:33 am
Altitude:-3.6°
Direction:63° NE
Phase:Civil Twilight

Day length today: 9h 10m 29s (May 31, 2024)

1 minute, 20 seconds shorter than yesterday (May 30, 2024)

14 minutes, 8 seconds longer than winter solstice (Jun 22, 2023)

6 hours, 15 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Dec 22, 2023)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Christchurch Today

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Night12:00 am – 6:09 am
Astro. Twilight6:09 am – 6:43 am
Nautical Twilight6:43 am – 7:19 am
Civil Twilight7:19 am – 7:51 am
Daylight7:51 am – 5:02 pm
Civil Twilight5:02 pm – 5:34 pm
Nautical Twilight5:34 pm – 6:10 pm
Astro. Twilight6:10 pm – 6:44 pm
Night6:44 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Christchurch - Next 7 Days

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2024Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
May 317:51 am5:02 pm9:10:29−1:2012:27 pm (24.5°)94.245
Jun 17:52 am5:01 pm9:09:12−1:1712:27 pm (24.4°)94.260
Jun 27:53 am5:01 pm9:07:58−1:1312:27 pm (24.3°)94.274
Jun 37:54 am5:00 pm9:06:48−1:1012:27 pm (24.2°)94.289
Jun 47:54 am5:00 pm9:05:41−1:0612:27 pm (24.0°)94.302
Jun 57:55 am5:00 pm9:04:37−1:0312:27 pm (23.9°)94.316
Jun 67:56 am4:59 pm9:03:38−0:5912:28 pm (23.8°)94.328
* All times are local time for Christchurch. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Christchurch

Year 2024 Moon Phases

Moon in Christchurch - Next 7 days

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2024Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 31-1:31 pm-6:47 am(56.1°)230,10249.4%
Jun 11:04 am1:53 pm-7:35 am(49.2°)229,24137.6%
Jun 22:20 am2:14 pm-8:23 am(42.1°)228,77926.4%
Jun 33:36 am2:36 pm-9:12 am(35.2°)228,81716.6%
Jun 44:55 am3:02 pm-10:03 am(28.9°)229,4478.7%
Jun 56:14 am3:33 pm-10:58 am(23.6°)230,7303.2%
Jun 67:33 am4:12 pm-11:56 am(19.7°)232,6600.5%
* All times are local time for Christchurch. 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 Christchurch This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, May 31, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 6:23 amFri 4:15 pmFri 11:20 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 7:45 amFri 4:57 pmFri 12:21 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
MarsFri 3:47 amFri 2:53 pmFri 9:21 amAverage visibility
JupiterFri 7:06 amFri 4:33 pmFri 11:50 amSlightly difficult to see
SaturnFri 12:49 amFri 1:41 pmFri 7:15 amAverage visibility
UranusFri 6:32 amFri 4:09 pmFri 11:20 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneFri 1:47 amFri 2:01 pmFri 7:54 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Christchurch.

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