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Anchorage, AK, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 88.2%
Waxing Gibbous
Current Time: May 19, 2024 at 5:17:43 pm
Sunrise Today: 5:01 am 43° Northeast
Sunset Today: 10:52 pm 318° Northwest
Moonrise Today: 6:20 pm 107° East
Moonset Today: 4:19 am 260° West
Daylight Hours: 17 hours, 52 minutes (+4m 48s)
Location of AnchorageLocation

Today's Sun Position in Anchorage

Time:5:17 pm
Altitude:36.1°
Direction:244° SW
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 17h 51m 51s (May 19, 2024)

4 minutes, 48 seconds longer than yesterday (May 18, 2024)

12 hours, 24 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2023)

1 hour, 29 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2023)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Anchorage Today

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Civil Twilight12:00 am – 12:06 am
Nautical Twilight12:06 am – 3:44 am
Civil Twilight3:44 am – 5:01 am
Daylight5:01 am – 10:52 pm
Civil Twilight10:52 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Anchorage - Next 7 Days

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2024Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
May 195:01 am10:52 pm17:51:51+4:481:56 pm (48.8°)94.057
May 204:58 am10:55 pm17:56:35+4:441:56 pm (49.0°)94.075
May 214:56 am10:57 pm18:01:15+4:401:56 pm (49.2°)94.093
May 224:54 am11:00 pm18:05:51+4:351:56 pm (49.4°)94.111
May 234:52 am11:02 pm18:10:21+4:301:56 pm (49.6°)94.128
May 244:49 am11:04 pm18:14:46+4:251:56 pm (49.8°)94.145
May 254:47 am11:06 pm18:19:06+4:191:56 pm (50.0°)94.162
* All times are local time for Anchorage. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Anchorage

Year 2024 Moon Phases

Moon in Anchorage - Next 7 days

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2024Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 19-4:19 am6:20 pm11:27 pm(18.7°)249,33889.8%
May 20-4:16 am7:49 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
May 21-4:13 am9:25 pm12:09 am(13.2°)247,53995.0%
May 22-4:10 am11:10 pm12:55 am(8.2°)245,41698.4%
May 23-4:07 am-1:44 am(4.2°)243,12599.9%
May 241:02 am4:06 am-2:38 am(1.4°)240,80299.0%
May 252:52 am4:16 am-3:35 am(0.1°)238,55795.9%
* All times are local time for Anchorage. 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 Anchorage This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, May 19, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:00 amSun 7:50 pmSun 12:24 pmDifficult to see
VenusMon 5:02 amMon 10:20 pmMon 1:40 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 4:25 amSun 5:42 pmSun 11:03 amVery difficult to see
JupiterMon 5:08 amMon 10:33 pmMon 1:50 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
SaturnMon 4:06 amMon 2:40 pmMon 9:23 amVery difficult to see
UranusSun 4:58 amSun 10:05 pmSun 1:32 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneMon 4:10 amMon 3:57 pmMon 10:03 amExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Anchorage.

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