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Abuja, Nigeria — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 38.2%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 14, 2018 at 6:25:53 am


Sunrise Today: 6:36 am 113° Southeast
Sunset Today: 6:12 pm 247° West


Moonrise Today: 12:00 noon 101° East


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 36 minutes (-5s)

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Today's Sun Position in Abuja

Time:6:25 am
Altitude:-2.7°
Direction:113° SE
Phase:Civil Twilight

Day length today: 11h 36m 11s (Dec 14, 2018)

5 seconds shorter than yesterday (Dec 13, 2018)

18 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2017)

1 hour, 2 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Abuja Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:21 am
Astro. Twilight5:21 am – 5:47 am
Nautical Twilight5:47 am – 6:13 am
Civil Twilight6:13 am – 6:36 am
Daylight6:36 am – 6:12 pm
Civil Twilight6:12 pm – 6:35 pm
Nautical Twilight6:35 pm – 7:01 pm
Astro. Twilight7:01 pm – 7:27 pm
Night7:27 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Abuja - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 146:36 am6:12 pm11:36:11−0:0512:24 pm (57.7°)91.500
Dec 156:37 am6:13 pm11:36:07−0:0412:25 pm (57.7°)91.490
Dec 166:37 am6:13 pm11:36:03−0:0312:25 pm (57.6°)91.481
Dec 176:38 am6:14 pm11:36:00−0:0312:26 pm (57.6°)91.472
Dec 186:38 am6:14 pm11:35:57−0:0212:26 pm (57.6°)91.463
Dec 196:39 am6:15 pm11:35:55−0:0112:27 pm (57.5°)91.455
Dec 206:39 am6:15 pm11:35:54−0:0112:27 pm (57.5°)91.448
* All times are local time for Abuja. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 11:22 pm in Abuja. In terms of daylight, this day is 1 hour, 3 minutes shorter than on June Solstice. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

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Today's Moon in Abuja

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Abuja - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 1412:00 pm--6:03 pm(70.9°)249,95842.7%
Dec 15-12:08 am12:40 pm6:46 pm(75.2°)247,84052.5%
Dec 16-12:54 am1:21 pm7:30 pm(79.8°)244,98962.5%
Dec 17-1:40 am2:02 pm8:14 pm(84.7°)241,55972.3%
Dec 18-2:28 am2:44 pm9:01 pm(89.5°)237,78181.3%
Dec 19-3:19 am3:30 pm9:50 pm(86.0°)233,94689.2%
Dec 20-4:12 am4:20 pm10:44 pm(82.0°)230,38895.3%
* All times are local time for Abuja. 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 Abuja This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Dec 14, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 5:06 amFri 4:46 pmFri 10:56 amAverage visibility
VenusFri 3:28 amFri 3:18 pmFri 9:23 amGreat visibility
MarsFri 12:16 pmSat 12:13 amFri 6:15 pmAverage visibility
JupiterFri 5:35 amFri 5:10 pmFri 11:23 amSlightly difficult to see
SaturnFri 7:51 amFri 7:24 pmFri 1:37 pmDifficult to see
UranusFri 2:36 pmSat 2:52 amFri 8:44 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneFri 12:01 pmFri 11:55 pmFri 5:58 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Abuja.

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