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

Moon: 66.9%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: May 23, 2018 at 5:54:30 pm


Sunrise Today: 4:58 am 54° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:57 pm 306° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 1:49 pm 79° East
Moonset Today: 2:48 am 285° West


Daylight Hours: 15 hours, 58 minutes (+2m 34s)

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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

5:54 pm

Altitude

25.7°

Heading

271° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

15h 58m 58s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 34s

Winter: +8h 9m

Summer: -39m 20s

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

Today it does not get darker than Astronomical Twilight.

Astro. Twilight12:00 am – 3:13 am
Nautical Twilight3:13 am – 4:14 am
Civil Twilight4:14 am – 4:58 am
Daylight4:58 am – 8:57 pm
Civil Twilight8:57 pm – 9:40 pm
Nautical Twilight9:40 pm – 10:42 pm
Astro. Twilight10:42 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in London - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
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
May 274:53 am9:02 pm16:08:34+2:1712:57 pm (59.8°)94.182
May 284:52 am9:03 pm16:10:47+2:1312:57 pm (60.0°)94.197
May 294:51 am9:04 pm16:12:56+2:0912:57 pm (60.2°)94.213
* 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

5:54 pm

Altitude

33.6°

Heading

130° SE

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

66.9%

Moon in London - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
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%
May 27-4:20 am6:35 pm11:45 pm(25.4°)244,76097.1%
May 28-4:46 am7:43 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
May 29-5:14 am8:47 pm12:32 am(22.0°)246,73799.5%
* 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, Wed, May 23, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 4:31 amWed 7:23 pmWed 11:56 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 6:47 amWed 11:46 pmWed 3:17 pmGood visibility
MarsThu 1:13 amThu 9:19 amThu 5:16 amGood visibility
JupiterWed 7:11 pmThu 4:33 amWed 11:52 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 11:29 pmThu 7:28 amThu 3:29 amPerfect visibility
UranusThu 3:46 amThu 5:46 pmThu 10:46 amDifficult to see
NeptuneThu 2:33 amThu 1:35 pmThu 8:04 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for London.

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