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Nukualofa, Tonga — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 85.3%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 19, 2018 at 9:03:11 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:55 am 116° Southeast
Sunset Today: 7:20 pm 244° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 3:40 pm 79° East
Moonset Today: 2:47 am 278° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 25 minutes (+6s)

Location of NukualofaLocation

Today's Sun Position in Nukualofa

Time:9:03 pm
Altitude:-21.4°
Direction:233° SW
Phase:Night

Day length today: 13h 25m 14s (Dec 19, 2018)

6 seconds longer than yesterday (Dec 18, 2018)

2 hours, 34 minutes longer than winter solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

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

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Nukualofa Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:29 am
Astro. Twilight4:29 am – 5:00 am
Nautical Twilight5:00 am – 5:30 am
Civil Twilight5:30 am – 5:55 am
Daylight5:55 am – 7:20 pm
Civil Twilight7:20 pm – 7:45 pm
Nautical Twilight7:45 pm – 8:14 pm
Astro. Twilight8:14 pm – 8:45 pm
Night8:45 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Nukualofa - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 195:54 am7:20 pm13:25:14+0:0612:37 pm (87.7°)91.459
Dec 205:55 am7:20 pm13:25:18+0:0412:38 pm (87.7°)91.451
Dec 215:55 am7:21 pm13:25:21+0:0212:38 pm (87.7°)91.444
Dec 225:56 am7:21 pm13:25:22< 1s12:39 pm (87.7°)91.438
Dec 235:56 am7:22 pm13:25:21< 1s12:39 pm (87.7°)91.432
Dec 245:57 am7:22 pm13:25:18−0:0212:40 pm (87.7°)91.427
Dec 255:57 am7:23 pm13:25:14−0:0412:40 pm (87.7°)91.422
* All times are local time for Nukualofa. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Summer Solstice) is on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 11:22 am in Nukualofa. In terms of daylight, this day is 2 hours, 35 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 Nukualofa

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Nukualofa - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 19-2:47 am3:40 pm9:36 pm(57.5°)235,82185.5%
Dec 20-3:29 am4:38 pm10:28 pm(53.2°)232,08492.6%
Dec 21-4:14 am5:40 pm11:24 pm(49.7°)228,79897.5%
Dec 22-5:05 am6:43 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 23-6:02 am7:47 pm12:23 am(47.4°)226,27899.8%
Dec 24-7:04 am8:49 pm1:25 am(46.6°)224,76399.1%
Dec 25-8:08 am9:46 pm2:28 am(47.5°)224,36595.3%
* All times are local time for Nukualofa. 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 Nukualofa This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Dec 19, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 4:35 amThu 5:45 pmThu 11:10 amAverage visibility
VenusThu 3:08 amThu 3:52 pmThu 9:30 amGreat visibility
MarsWed 12:10 pmThu 12:27 amWed 6:19 pmAverage visibility
JupiterThu 4:41 amThu 5:53 pmThu 11:17 amAverage visibility
SaturnThu 6:51 amThu 8:08 pmThu 1:29 pmDifficult to see
UranusWed 2:51 pmThu 2:22 amWed 8:37 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneWed 11:39 amThu 12:04 amWed 5:51 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Nukualofa.

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