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Cardiff, WAL, United Kingdom — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 99.5%

Near Full Moon (Waxing Gibbous)

Current Time: Mar 20, 2019 at 1:52:36 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:16 am 89° East
Sunset Today: 6:25 pm 271° West


Moonrise Today: 5:40 pm 81° East
Moonset Today: 6:27 am 283° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 8 minutes (+3m 58s)

Location of CardiffLocation

Today's Sun Position in Cardiff

Time:1:52 pm
Altitude:34.8°
Direction:209° SW
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 12h 8m 56s (Mar 20, 2019)

3 minutes, 58 seconds longer than yesterday (Mar 19, 2019)

4 hours, 18 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

4 hours, 29 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Cardiff Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:23 am
Astro. Twilight4:23 am – 5:03 am
Nautical Twilight5:03 am – 5:43 am
Civil Twilight5:43 am – 6:16 am
Daylight6:16 am – 6:25 pm
Civil Twilight6:25 pm – 6:58 pm
Nautical Twilight6:58 pm – 7:38 pm
Astro. Twilight7:38 pm – 8:19 pm
Night8:19 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cardiff - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Mar 206:16 am6:25 pm12:08:56+3:5812:20 pm (38.4°)92.562
Mar 216:14 am6:26 pm12:12:54+3:5812:19 pm (38.8°)92.588
Mar 226:11 am6:28 pm12:16:52+3:5812:19 pm (39.2°)92.614
Mar 236:09 am6:30 pm12:20:50+3:5712:19 pm (39.6°)92.641
Mar 246:07 am6:32 pm12:24:48+3:5712:19 pm (40.0°)92.667
Mar 256:04 am6:33 pm12:28:46+3:5712:18 pm (40.3°)92.694
Mar 266:02 am6:35 pm12:32:43+3:5712:18 pm (40.7°)92.721
* All times are local time for Cardiff. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

March Equinox (Vernal Equinox) is on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 9:58 pm in Cardiff.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Today's Moon in Cardiff

Year 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Cardiff - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Mar 20-6:27 am5:40 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Mar 21-6:52 am7:04 pm12:24 am(42.2°)224,09799.8%
Mar 22-7:16 am8:27 pm1:17 am(36.5°)226,02598.4%
Mar 23-7:40 am9:46 pm2:10 am(31.0°)228,92394.1%
Mar 24-8:06 am11:03 pm3:01 am(26.0°)232,50687.4%
Mar 25-8:34 am-3:53 am(21.8°)236,43379.0%
Mar 2612:15 am9:08 am-4:44 am(18.7°)240,36269.5%
* All times are local time for Cardiff. 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 Cardiff This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Mar 20, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:45 amWed 5:30 pmWed 11:38 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusWed 5:12 amWed 2:50 pmWed 10:01 amGood visibility
MarsWed 7:54 amWed 11:31 pmWed 3:42 pmAverage visibility
JupiterThu 1:54 amThu 9:49 amThu 5:51 amPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 3:37 amThu 11:46 amThu 7:41 amAverage visibility
UranusWed 7:15 amWed 9:17 pmWed 2:16 pmVery difficult to see
NeptuneWed 6:02 amWed 5:06 pmWed 11:34 amExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cardiff.

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