Flag for United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 65.2%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 18, 2018 at 5:41:52 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:09 am 87° East
Sunset Today: 6:23 pm 272° West


Moonrise Today: 2:02 pm 113° Southeast
Moonset Today: 12:14 am 247° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 13 minutes (-1m 24s)

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Today's Sun Position in Abu Dhabi

The Sun's altitude in Abu Dhabi 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

5:41 pm

Altitude

8.7°

Heading

268° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

12h 13m 48s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 24s

Winter: +1h 36m

Summer: -1h 25m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Abu Dhabi Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Abu Dhabi 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 – 4:53 am
Astro. Twilight4:53 am – 5:20 am
Nautical Twilight5:20 am – 5:46 am
Civil Twilight5:46 am – 6:09 am
Daylight6:09 am – 6:23 pm
Civil Twilight6:23 pm – 6:46 pm
Nautical Twilight6:46 pm – 7:12 pm
Astro. Twilight7:12 pm – 7:39 pm
Night7:39 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Abu Dhabi - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 186:09 am6:23 pm12:13:48−1:2412:16 pm (67.4°)93.408
Sep 196:09 am6:22 pm12:12:23−1:2412:16 pm (67.0°)93.382
Sep 206:10 am6:21 pm12:10:58−1:2412:15 pm (66.6°)93.356
Sep 216:10 am6:20 pm12:09:34−1:2412:15 pm (66.2°)93.330
Sep 226:11 am6:19 pm12:08:09−1:2412:15 pm (65.8°)93.303
Sep 236:11 am6:18 pm12:06:44−1:2412:14 pm (65.4°)93.277
Sep 246:11 am6:17 pm12:05:19−1:2412:14 pm (65.0°)93.251
* All times are local time for Abu Dhabi. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 5:54 am in Abu Dhabi.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 208:15 pm
June SolsticeJun 212:07 pm
September EquinoxSep 235:54 am
December SolsticeDec 222:23 am
* All times are local Abu Dhabi time.

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Today's Moon in Abu Dhabi

The Moon's path in Abu Dhabi 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

5:41 pm

Altitude

36.9°

Heading

148° SE

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

65.2%

Moon in Abu Dhabi - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 18-12:14 am2:02 pm7:32 pm(44.0°)250,88665.9%
Sep 19-1:03 am2:49 pm8:21 pm(44.8°)251,53474.8%
Sep 20-1:53 am3:34 pm9:08 pm(46.5°)251,42582.8%
Sep 21-2:44 am4:15 pm9:54 pm(49.0°)250,65389.5%
Sep 22-3:36 am4:55 pm10:40 pm(52.4°)249,34494.7%
Sep 23-4:28 am5:32 pm11:24 pm(56.3°)247,63898.2%
Sep 24-5:20 am6:08 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
* All times are local time for Abu Dhabi. 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 Abu Dhabi This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Sep 18, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:59 amTue 6:21 pmTue 12:10 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 9:12 amTue 8:06 pmTue 2:39 pmGreat visibility
MarsTue 3:38 pmWed 2:07 amTue 8:52 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 10:13 amTue 9:13 pmTue 3:43 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 1:26 pmWed 12:02 amTue 6:44 pmPerfect visibility
UranusTue 8:08 pmWed 8:53 amWed 2:30 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 5:48 pmWed 5:26 amTue 11:37 pmSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Abu Dhabi.

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