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Dubai, United Arab Emirates — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 86.0%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 19, 2018 at 2:12:33 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:58 am 116° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:32 pm 244° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 2:58 pm 78° East
Moonset Today: 3:12 am 280° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 34 minutes (-6s)

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Today's Sun Position in Dubai

Time:2:12 pm
Altitude:33.7°
Direction:213° SW
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 10h 34m 5s (Dec 19, 2018)

6 seconds shorter than yesterday (Dec 18, 2018)

6 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2017)

3 hours, 8 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Dubai Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:36 am
Astro. Twilight5:36 am – 6:05 am
Nautical Twilight6:05 am – 6:33 am
Civil Twilight6:33 am – 6:58 am
Daylight6:58 am – 5:32 pm
Civil Twilight5:32 pm – 5:57 pm
Nautical Twilight5:57 pm – 6:26 pm
Astro. Twilight6:26 pm – 6:54 pm
Night6:54 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Dubai - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 196:58 am5:32 pm10:34:05−0:0612:15 pm (41.3°)91.456
Dec 206:59 am5:33 pm10:34:01−0:0412:16 pm (41.3°)91.449
Dec 216:59 am5:33 pm10:33:58−0:0212:16 pm (41.3°)91.442
Dec 227:00 am5:34 pm10:33:58< 1s12:17 pm (41.3°)91.436
Dec 237:00 am5:34 pm10:34:00+0:0112:17 pm (41.3°)91.430
Dec 247:01 am5:35 pm10:34:04+0:0412:18 pm (41.3°)91.425
Dec 257:01 am5:35 pm10:34:10+0:0612:18 pm (41.4°)91.421
* All times are local time for Dubai. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 2:22 am in Dubai. In terms of daylight, this day is 3 hours, 9 minutes shorter than on June Solstice. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

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Today's Moon in Dubai

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Dubai - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 19-3:12 am2:58 pm9:32 pm(77.0°)234,44788.3%
Dec 20-4:12 am3:41 pm10:25 pm(81.0°)230,83394.6%
Dec 21-5:14 am4:30 pm11:23 pm(84.1°)227,78898.7%
Dec 22-6:18 am5:25 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 23-7:23 am6:26 pm12:23 am(85.9°)225,60899.9%
Dec 24-8:25 am7:31 pm1:26 am(86.1°)224,49098.1%
Dec 25-9:22 am8:38 pm2:28 am(84.6°)224,49393.2%
* All times are local time for Dubai. 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 Dubai This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Dec 19, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:23 amWed 4:11 pmWed 10:47 amAverage visibility
VenusWed 3:30 amWed 2:47 pmWed 9:08 amGreat visibility
MarsWed 12:01 pmWed 11:51 pmWed 5:56 pmAverage visibility
JupiterWed 5:37 amWed 4:17 pmWed 10:57 amAverage visibility
SaturnWed 7:53 amWed 6:26 pmWed 1:10 pmDifficult to see
UranusWed 1:51 pmThu 2:35 amWed 8:13 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneWed 11:40 amWed 11:16 pmWed 5:28 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Dubai.

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