Home   Sun & Moon   South Africa   Pietermaritzburg

Flag for South Africa Pietermaritzburg, South Africa — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 66.7%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jan 18, 2017 at 6:29:11 am


Sunrise Today: 5:16 am 114° Southeast
Sunset Today: 7:02 pm 246° West


Moonrise Today: 11:07 pm 94° East
Moonset Today: 10:56 am 268° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 46 minutes (-1m 5s)

Location of PietermaritzburgLocation

Today's Sun Position in Pietermaritzburg

The Sun's altitude in Pietermaritzburg 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

6:29 am

Altitude

14.2°

Heading

106° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 46m 24s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 5s

Winter: +3h 31m

Summer: -16m 31s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Pietermaritzburg 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 Pietermaritzburg 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 – 3:44 am
Astro. Twilight3:44 am – 4:17 am
Nautical Twilight4:17 am – 4:49 am
Civil Twilight4:49 am – 5:16 am
Daylight5:16 am – 7:02 pm
Civil Twilight7:02 pm – 7:28 pm
Nautical Twilight7:28 pm – 8:00 pm
Astro. Twilight8:00 pm – 8:34 pm
Night8:34 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Pietermaritzburg - Next 7 Days

Scroll right to see more
2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 185:16 am7:02 pm13:46:24−1:0512:09 pm (80.9°)91.456
Jan 195:16 am7:02 pm13:45:16−1:0712:09 pm (80.6°)91.464
Jan 205:17 am7:01 pm13:44:07−1:0912:10 pm (80.4°)91.472
Jan 215:18 am7:01 pm13:42:55−1:1112:10 pm (80.2°)91.481
Jan 225:19 am7:01 pm13:41:42−1:1312:10 pm (80.0°)91.490
Jan 235:20 am7:00 pm13:40:27−1:1412:10 pm (79.7°)91.500
Jan 245:21 am7:00 pm13:39:11−1:1612:11 pm (79.5°)91.510
* All times are local time for Pietermaritzburg. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

See full month's Sun

Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

Scroll right to see more
2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:29 pm
June SolsticeJun 216:24 am
September EquinoxSep 2210:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 216:28 pm
* All times are local Pietermaritzburg time.

Sun Articles

Today's Moon in Pietermaritzburg

The Moon's path in Pietermaritzburg 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

6:29 am

Altitude

51.4°

Heading

314° NW

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

66.7%

Moon in Pietermaritzburg - Next 7 days

Scroll right to see more
2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 18-10:56 am11:07 pm4:42 am(60.4°)245,68767.3%
Jan 19-11:49 am11:41 pm5:25 am(64.5°)248,34757.6%
Jan 20-12:41 pm-6:09 am(68.4°)250,26347.8%
Jan 2112:16 am1:33 pm-6:52 am(71.8°)251,34738.2%
Jan 2212:53 am2:25 pm-7:37 am(74.7°)251,58329.0%
Jan 231:32 am3:16 pm-8:23 am(77.0°)251,02120.6%
Jan 242:15 am4:07 pm-9:10 am(78.5°)249,77013.2%
* All times are local time for Pietermaritzburg. 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 Pietermaritzburg This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Jan 18, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 3:30 amWed 5:21 pmWed 10:26 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 8:57 amWed 9:28 pmWed 3:13 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 9:30 amWed 9:50 pmWed 3:40 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 11:14 pmWed 11:52 amWed 5:33 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 2:43 amWed 4:33 pmWed 9:38 amAverage visiblity
UranusWed 11:39 amWed 11:08 pmWed 5:23 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 8:33 amWed 9:15 pmWed 2:54 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Pietermaritzburg.

More about the planets visible in the night sky in Pietermaritzburg