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Charleston, SC, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 26.7%
Waning Crescent
Current Time: May 6, 2021 at 12:37:12 am
Sunrise Today: 6:27 am 69° East
Sunset Today: 8:05 pm 291° Northwest
Moonrise Today: 4:05 am 103° East
Moonset Today: 3:36 pm 260° West
Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 38 minutes (+1m 37s)
Location of CharlestonLocation

Today's Sun Position in Charleston

Time:12:37 am
Altitude:-39.7°
Direction:348° N
Phase:Night

Day length today: 13h 37m 43s (May 6, 2021)

1 minute, 37 seconds longer than yesterday (May 5, 2021)

3 hours, 38 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2020)

41 minutes, 4 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Charleston Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:55 am
Astro. Twilight4:55 am – 5:29 am
Nautical Twilight5:29 am – 6:01 am
Civil Twilight6:01 am – 6:27 am
Daylight6:27 am – 8:05 pm
Civil Twilight8:05 pm – 8:32 pm
Nautical Twilight8:32 pm – 9:04 pm
Astro. Twilight9:04 pm – 9:37 pm
Night9:37 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Charleston - Next 7 Days

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
May 66:27 am8:05 pm13:37:43+1:371:16 pm (74.0°)93.789
May 76:26 am8:06 pm13:39:19+1:361:16 pm (74.2°)93.811
May 86:26 am8:06 pm13:40:54+1:341:16 pm (74.5°)93.834
May 96:25 am8:07 pm13:42:27+1:331:16 pm (74.8°)93.856
May 106:24 am8:08 pm13:43:59+1:321:16 pm (75.0°)93.877
May 116:23 am8:09 pm13:45:30+1:301:16 pm (75.3°)93.899
May 126:22 am8:09 pm13:46:59+1:291:16 pm (75.5°)93.920
* All times are local time for Charleston. 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 Charleston

Year 2021 Moon Phases

Moon in Charleston - Next 7 days

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2021Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 64:05 am3:36 pm-9:47 am(47.4°)246,34723.4%
May 74:33 am4:32 pm-10:29 am(52.7°)248,59015.4%
May 85:00 am5:27 pm-11:10 am(58.1°)250,3128.9%
May 95:27 am6:22 pm-11:51 am(63.4°)251,5344.1%
May 105:54 am7:17 pm-12:32 pm(68.5°)252,2851.1%
May 116:23 am8:13 pm-1:14 pm(73.1°)252,5870.0%
May 126:56 am9:09 pm-1:59 pm(77.0°)252,4490.8%
* All times are local time for Charleston. 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 Charleston This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, May 6, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 7:21 amThu 9:37 pmThu 2:29 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 7:04 amThu 8:55 pmThu 1:59 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 9:44 amFri 12:07 amThu 4:55 pmAverage visibility
JupiterThu 2:58 amThu 1:56 pmThu 8:27 amFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 2:09 amThu 12:40 pmThu 7:25 amAverage visibility
UranusThu 6:14 amThu 7:36 pmThu 12:55 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneThu 4:03 amThu 3:47 pmThu 9:55 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Charleston.

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