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

Moon: 91.1%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Oct 21, 2018 at 7:53:46 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:34 am 106° East
Sunset Today: 5:54 pm 253° West


Moonrise Today: 5:12 pm 101° East
Moonset Today: 3:26 am 255° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 20 minutes (-3m 46s)

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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

7:53 pm

Altitude

-19.2°

Heading

277° W

Position

Night

Day length

10h 20m 22s

Change since

Yesterday: -3m 46s

Winter: +2h 30m

Summer: -6h 17m

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

Night12:00 am – 5:42 am
Astro. Twilight5:42 am – 6:21 am
Nautical Twilight6:21 am – 7:00 am
Civil Twilight7:00 am – 7:34 am
Daylight7:34 am – 5:54 pm
Civil Twilight5:54 pm – 6:28 pm
Nautical Twilight6:28 pm – 7:07 pm
Astro. Twilight7:07 pm – 7:46 pm
Night7:46 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in London - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 217:34 am5:54 pm10:20:22−3:4612:45 pm (27.8°)92.533
Oct 227:36 am5:52 pm10:16:36−3:4512:44 pm (27.4°)92.507
Oct 237:38 am5:50 pm10:12:51−3:4512:44 pm (27.0°)92.481
Oct 247:39 am5:48 pm10:09:07−3:4412:44 pm (26.7°)92.455
Oct 257:41 am5:46 pm10:05:24−3:4312:44 pm (26.4°)92.430
Oct 267:43 am5:44 pm10:01:41−3:4212:44 pm (26.0°)92.405
Oct 277:44 am5:43 pm9:58:00−3:4112:44 pm (25.7°)92.380
* 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.

Note that Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 2:00 am, and this is accounted for above.

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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

7:53 pm

Altitude

21.2°

Heading

134° SE

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

91.1%

Moon in London - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 21-3:26 am5:12 pm10:48 pm(32.1°)245,49991.8%
Oct 22-4:34 am5:33 pm11:32 pm(36.8°)242,93796.5%
Oct 23-5:44 am5:54 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Oct 24-6:56 am6:16 pm12:18 am(41.7°)240,30599.2%
Oct 25-8:09 am6:41 pm1:05 am(46.4°)237,78999.7%
Oct 26-9:24 am7:10 pm1:55 am(50.9°)235,53997.7%
Oct 27-10:39 am7:45 pm2:48 am(54.6°)233,65593.2%
* 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, Oct 21, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 9:37 amMon 6:19 pmMon 1:58 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 8:45 amMon 5:15 pmMon 1:00 pmNot visible
MarsSun 3:53 pmMon 12:38 amSun 8:15 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 10:10 amMon 6:56 pmMon 2:33 pmAverage visiblity
SaturnSun 1:21 pmSun 9:14 pmSun 5:18 pmAverage visiblity
UranusSun 5:53 pmMon 7:54 amMon 12:53 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 4:35 pmMon 3:28 amSun 10:02 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for London.

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