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Berkeley, CA, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 63.3%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 16, 2018 at 12:30:12 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:18 am 119° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:51 pm 241° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 1:15 pm 91° East
Moonset Today: 12:42 am 266° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 33 minutes (-20s)

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Today's Sun Position in Berkeley

Time:12:30 pm
Altitude:28.5°
Direction:187° S
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 9h 33m 7s (Dec 16, 2018)

20 seconds shorter than yesterday (Dec 15, 2018)

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

5 hours, 14 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Berkeley Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:43 am
Astro. Twilight5:43 am – 6:15 am
Nautical Twilight6:15 am – 6:48 am
Civil Twilight6:48 am – 7:18 am
Daylight7:18 am – 4:51 pm
Civil Twilight4:51 pm – 5:20 pm
Nautical Twilight5:20 pm – 5:53 pm
Astro. Twilight5:53 pm – 6:25 pm
Night6:25 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Berkeley - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 167:18 am4:51 pm9:33:07−0:2012:04 pm (28.8°)91.477
Dec 177:18 am4:51 pm9:32:51−0:1612:05 pm (28.8°)91.469
Dec 187:19 am4:52 pm9:32:38−0:1212:05 pm (28.8°)91.460
Dec 197:20 am4:52 pm9:32:29−0:0912:06 pm (28.7°)91.453
Dec 207:20 am4:53 pm9:32:23−0:0512:06 pm (28.7°)91.445
Dec 217:21 am4:53 pm9:32:21−0:0212:07 pm (28.7°)91.439
Dec 227:21 am4:54 pm9:32:22+0:0112:07 pm (28.7°)91.433
* All times are local time for Berkeley. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 2:22 pm in Berkeley. In terms of daylight, this day is 5 hours, 15 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 Berkeley

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Berkeley - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 16-12:42 am1:15 pm7:24 pm(52.3°)243,80966.1%
Dec 17-1:41 am1:45 pm8:10 pm(57.2°)240,22475.6%
Dec 18-2:42 am2:17 pm8:57 pm(61.9°)236,38884.3%
Dec 19-3:46 am2:52 pm9:48 pm(66.2°)232,61491.7%
Dec 20-4:53 am3:32 pm10:43 pm(69.9°)229,24097.0%
Dec 21-6:01 am4:20 pm11:42 pm(72.4°)226,59099.7%
Dec 22-7:09 am5:16 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
* All times are local time for Berkeley. 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 Berkeley This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Dec 16, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:33 amSun 3:37 pmSun 10:35 amAverage visibility
VenusSun 3:35 amSun 2:25 pmSun 9:00 amGreat visibility
MarsSun 12:02 pmSun 11:39 pmSun 5:50 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSun 6:02 amSun 3:47 pmSun 10:55 amSlightly difficult to see
SaturnSun 8:21 amSun 5:56 pmSun 1:08 pmDifficult to see
UranusSun 1:38 pmMon 2:49 amSun 8:13 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 11:49 amSun 11:07 pmSun 5:28 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Berkeley.

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