Flag for United Kingdom London, ENG, United Kingdom — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 33.3%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: May 20, 2018 at 4:43:24 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:01 am 55° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:53 pm 305° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 10:02 am 59° Northeast
Moonset Today: 1:04 am 302° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 15 hours, 51 minutes (+2m 44s)

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Today's Sun Position in London

The Sun's altitude in London 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

4:43 pm

Altitude

36.2°

Heading

256° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

15h 51m 4s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 44s

Winter: +8h 1m

Summer: -47m 14s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in London Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in London 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

Astro. Twilight12:00 am – 12:15 am
Night12:15 am – 1:38 am
Astro. Twilight1:38 am – 3:20 am
Nautical Twilight3:20 am – 4:19 am
Civil Twilight4:19 am – 5:01 am
Daylight5:01 am – 8:53 pm
Civil Twilight8:53 pm – 9:35 pm
Nautical Twilight9:35 pm – 10:35 pm
Astro. Twilight10:35 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in London - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 205:01 am8:53 pm15:51:04+2:4512:57 pm (58.5°)94.064
May 215:00 am8:54 pm15:53:46+2:4112:57 pm (58.7°)94.082
May 224:59 am8:55 pm15:56:23+2:3712:57 pm (58.9°)94.099
May 234:58 am8:57 pm15:58:58+2:3412:57 pm (59.1°)94.116
May 244:57 am8:58 pm16:01:28+2:3012:57 pm (59.3°)94.133
May 254:55 am8:59 pm16:03:54+2:2612:57 pm (59.5°)94.149
May 264:54 am9:01 pm16:06:16+2:2212:57 pm (59.7°)94.166
* All times are local time for London. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 204:15 pm
June SolsticeJun 2111:07 am
September EquinoxSep 232:54 am
December SolsticeDec 2110:23 pm
* All times are local London time.

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Today's Moon in London

The Moon's path in London 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 2018 Moon Phases

4:43 pm

Altitude

52.8°

Heading

150° SE

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

33.3%

Moon in London - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 20-1:04 am10:02 am5:59 pm(55.7°)228,90033.8%
May 21-1:45 am11:17 am6:55 pm(52.4°)230,96045.5%
May 22-2:19 am12:33 pm7:47 pm(48.3°)233,26157.1%
May 23-2:48 am1:49 pm8:37 pm(43.6°)235,65968.1%
May 24-3:12 am3:02 pm9:25 pm(38.8°)238,05477.9%
May 25-3:35 am4:14 pm10:12 pm(34.0°)240,39086.2%
May 26-3:57 am5:25 pm10:58 pm(29.5°)242,63492.7%
* All times are local time for London. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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 London This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, May 20, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 4:33 amSun 7:02 pmSun 11:47 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 6:43 amSun 11:42 pmSun 3:13 pmGood visibility
MarsMon 1:21 amMon 9:26 amMon 5:24 amGood visibility
JupiterSun 7:24 pmMon 4:45 amMon 12:05 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 11:41 pmMon 7:41 amMon 3:41 amPerfect visibility
UranusSun 4:02 amSun 6:01 pmSun 11:01 amVery difficult to see
NeptuneMon 2:44 amMon 1:46 pmMon 8:15 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for London.

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