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

Moon: 67.7%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 17, 2018 at 9:29:55 am


Sunrise Today: 5:10 am 117° Southeast
Sunset Today: 6:55 pm 243° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 1:43 pm 87° East
Moonset Today: 1:15 am 270° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 44 minutes (+11s)

Location of PretoriaLocation

Today's Sun Position in Pretoria

Time:9:29 am
Altitude:55.2°
Direction:94° E
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 13h 44m 42s (Dec 17, 2018)

11 seconds longer than yesterday (Dec 16, 2018)

3 hours, 12 minutes longer than winter solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

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

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Pretoria Today

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Night12:00 am – 3:40 am
Astro. Twilight3:40 am – 4:13 am
Nautical Twilight4:13 am – 4:44 am
Civil Twilight4:44 am – 5:10 am
Daylight5:10 am – 6:55 pm
Civil Twilight6:55 pm – 7:21 pm
Nautical Twilight7:21 pm – 7:52 pm
Astro. Twilight7:52 pm – 8:25 pm
Night8:25 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Pretoria - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 175:10 am6:55 pm13:44:42+0:1112:03 pm (87.6°)91.472
Dec 185:11 am6:56 pm13:44:51+0:0912:03 pm (87.6°)91.464
Dec 195:11 am6:56 pm13:44:58+0:0612:04 pm (87.7°)91.456
Dec 205:12 am6:57 pm13:45:03+0:0412:04 pm (87.7°)91.448
Dec 215:12 am6:57 pm13:45:05+0:0212:05 pm (87.7°)91.442
Dec 225:13 am6:58 pm13:45:05< 1s12:05 pm (87.7°)91.435
Dec 235:13 am6:58 pm13:45:03−0:0212:06 pm (87.7°)91.430
* All times are local time for Pretoria. 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 Pretoria. In terms of daylight, this day is 3 hours, 13 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 Pretoria

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Pretoria - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 17-1:15 am1:43 pm7:49 pm(60.3°)241,76971.7%
Dec 18-1:50 am2:38 pm8:35 pm(55.4°)238,00380.8%
Dec 19-2:28 am3:36 pm9:25 pm(50.9°)234,16288.8%
Dec 20-3:09 am4:38 pm10:18 pm(46.9°)230,57995.0%
Dec 21-3:55 am5:42 pm11:16 pm(43.9°)227,59198.9%
Dec 22-4:47 am6:46 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 23-5:46 am7:50 pm12:16 am(42.2°)225,48599.9%
* All times are local time for Pretoria. 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 Pretoria This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Dec 17, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 3:53 amMon 5:15 pmMon 10:34 amAverage visibility
VenusMon 2:32 amMon 3:24 pmMon 8:58 amGreat visibility
MarsMon 11:37 amMon 11:58 pmMon 5:47 pmAverage visibility
JupiterMon 4:06 amMon 5:36 pmMon 10:51 amAverage visibility
SaturnMon 6:16 amMon 7:53 pmMon 1:05 pmDifficult to see
UranusMon 2:28 pmTue 1:50 amMon 8:09 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneMon 11:08 amMon 11:39 pmMon 5:24 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Pretoria.

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