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Johannesburg, South Africa — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 62.1%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 16, 2018 at 7:33:48 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:10 am 117° Southeast
Sunset Today: 6:56 pm 243° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 12:50 pm 93° East
Moonset Today: 12:41 am 265° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 46 minutes (+13s)

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Today's Sun Position in Johannesburg

Time:7:33 pm
Altitude:-8.1°
Direction:239° SW
Phase:Nautical Twilight

Day length today: 13h 46m 33s (Dec 16, 2018)

13 seconds longer than yesterday (Dec 15, 2018)

3 hours, 16 minutes longer than winter solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

34 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Dec 21, 2017)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Johannesburg Today

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Night12:00 am – 3:39 am
Astro. Twilight3:39 am – 4:12 am
Nautical Twilight4:12 am – 4:44 am
Civil Twilight4:44 am – 5:10 am
Daylight5:10 am – 6:56 pm
Civil Twilight6:56 pm – 7:22 pm
Nautical Twilight7:22 pm – 7:54 pm
Astro. Twilight7:54 pm – 8:27 pm
Night8:27 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Johannesburg - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 165:10 am6:56 pm13:46:33+0:1312:03 pm (87.1°)91.481
Dec 175:10 am6:57 pm13:46:45+0:1112:03 pm (87.2°)91.472
Dec 185:10 am6:57 pm13:46:54+0:0912:04 pm (87.2°)91.464
Dec 195:11 am6:58 pm13:47:01+0:0612:04 pm (87.2°)91.456
Dec 205:11 am6:58 pm13:47:06+0:0412:05 pm (87.2°)91.448
Dec 215:12 am6:59 pm13:47:08+0:0212:05 pm (87.2°)91.442
Dec 225:12 am6:59 pm13:47:08< 1s12:06 pm (87.2°)91.435
* All times are local time for Johannesburg. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Summer Solstice) is on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 12:22 am in Johannesburg. In terms of daylight, this day is 3 hours, 17 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 Johannesburg

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Johannesburg - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 16-12:41 am12:50 pm7:05 pm(64.6°)245,16962.0%
Dec 17-1:15 am1:43 pm7:49 pm(59.8°)241,76771.7%
Dec 18-1:50 am2:39 pm8:36 pm(55.0°)238,00180.8%
Dec 19-2:28 am3:37 pm9:25 pm(50.4°)234,16188.8%
Dec 20-3:09 am4:39 pm10:19 pm(46.4°)230,57895.0%
Dec 21-3:55 am5:43 pm11:16 pm(43.4°)227,59098.9%
Dec 22-4:47 am6:48 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
* All times are local time for Johannesburg. 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 Johannesburg This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Dec 16, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 3:53 amMon 5:16 pmMon 10:34 amAverage visibility
VenusMon 2:32 amMon 3:25 pmMon 8:59 amGreat visibility
MarsSun 11:38 amMon 12:01 amSun 5:50 pmAverage visibility
JupiterMon 4:06 amMon 5:37 pmMon 10:52 amAverage visibility
SaturnSun 6:19 amSun 7:58 pmSun 1:09 pmDifficult to see
UranusSun 2:33 pmMon 1:54 amSun 8:14 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 11:12 amSun 11:44 pmSun 5:28 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Johannesburg.

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