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Cape Town, South Africa — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 56.3%
Waxing Gibbous
Current Time: Jul 14, 2024 at 4:12:24 pm
Sunrise Today: 7:49 am 64° Northeast
Sunset Today: 5:55 pm 296° Northwest
Moonrise Today: 12:23 pm 105° East
Moonset Today: 1:02 am 258° West
Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 6 minutes (+58s)
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Today's Sun Position in Cape Town

Time:4:12 pm
Altitude:17.0°
Direction:312° NW
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 10h 5m 36s (Jul 14, 2024)

58 seconds longer than yesterday (Jul 13, 2024)

12 minutes, 4 seconds longer than winter solstice (Jun 20, 2024)

4 hours, 19 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Dec 22, 2023)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Cape Town Today

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Night12:00 am – 6:21 am
Astro. Twilight6:21 am – 6:51 am
Nautical Twilight6:51 am – 7:22 am
Civil Twilight7:22 am – 7:49 am
Daylight7:49 am – 5:55 pm
Civil Twilight5:55 pm – 6:22 pm
Nautical Twilight6:22 pm – 6:53 pm
Astro. Twilight6:53 pm – 7:23 pm
Night7:23 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 Days

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2024Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Jul 147:49 am5:55 pm10:05:36+0:5812:52 pm (34.5°)94.487
Jul 157:49 am5:55 pm10:06:36+1:0012:52 pm (34.7°)94.482
Jul 167:48 am5:56 pm10:07:39+1:0212:52 pm (34.9°)94.477
Jul 177:48 am5:57 pm10:08:43+1:0412:52 pm (35.0°)94.471
Jul 187:47 am5:57 pm10:09:50+1:0612:52 pm (35.2°)94.465
Jul 197:47 am5:58 pm10:10:59+1:0812:52 pm (35.4°)94.459
Jul 207:46 am5:58 pm10:12:09+1:1012:52 pm (35.6°)94.452
* All times are local time for Cape Town. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Cape Town

Year 2024 Moon Phases

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

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2024Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 14-1:02 am12:23 pm7:07 pm(69.3°)249,07057.4%
Jul 15-2:00 am12:50 pm7:51 pm(74.4°)246,83267.1%
Jul 16-3:00 am1:22 pm8:38 pm(78.8°)243,97376.3%
Jul 17-4:03 am2:01 pm9:31 pm(82.2°)240,69384.7%
Jul 18-5:07 am2:48 pm10:27 pm(84.1°)237,24891.7%
Jul 19-6:10 am3:44 pm11:27 pm(84.2°)233,92796.8%
Jul 20-7:09 am4:50 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
* All times are local time for Cape Town. 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 Cape Town This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Jul 14, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 9:18 amSun 7:57 pmSun 2:37 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 8:34 amSun 6:44 pmSun 1:39 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsMon 3:37 amMon 1:58 pmMon 8:47 amAverage visibility
JupiterMon 4:49 amMon 2:51 pmMon 9:50 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 10:17 pmMon 10:54 amMon 4:36 amGreat visibility
UranusMon 3:39 amMon 1:56 pmMon 8:48 amDifficult to see
NeptuneSun 11:09 pmMon 11:19 amMon 5:14 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Cape Town.

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