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

Moon: 35.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 23, 2019 at 7:33:10 am


Sunrise Today: 7:08 am 90° East
Sunset Today: 7:15 pm 270° West


Moonrise Today: 1:10 am 63° Northeast
Moonset Today: 3:46 pm 297° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 6 minutes (-2m)

Location of CharlestonLocation

Today's Sun Position in Charleston

Time:7:33 am
Altitude:4.5°
Direction:93° E
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 12h 6m 55s (Sep 23, 2019)

2 minutes shorter than yesterday (Sep 22, 2019)

2 hours, 7 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

2 hours, 11 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2019)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Charleston Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:46 am
Astro. Twilight5:46 am – 6:15 am
Nautical Twilight6:15 am – 6:43 am
Civil Twilight6:43 am – 7:08 am
Daylight7:08 am – 7:15 pm
Civil Twilight7:15 pm – 7:39 pm
Nautical Twilight7:39 pm – 8:08 pm
Astro. Twilight8:08 pm – 8:37 pm
Night8:37 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Charleston - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 237:08 am7:15 pm12:06:55−2:001:12 pm (57.1°)93.280
Sep 247:09 am7:13 pm12:04:55−2:001:11 pm (56.7°)93.255
Sep 257:09 am7:12 pm12:02:55−2:001:11 pm (56.3°)93.229
Sep 267:10 am7:11 pm12:00:55−2:001:11 pm (55.9°)93.203
Sep 277:11 am7:09 pm11:58:55−2:001:10 pm (55.5°)93.177
Sep 287:11 am7:08 pm11:56:54−2:001:10 pm (55.1°)93.151
Sep 297:12 am7:07 pm11:54:54−2:001:10 pm (54.7°)93.124
* 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.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 3:50 am in Charleston.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Today's Moon in Charleston

Year 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Charleston - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 231:10 am3:46 pm-8:29 am(79.6°)232,24434.9%
Sep 242:12 am4:39 pm-9:27 am(78.2°)228,76224.2%
Sep 253:18 am5:28 pm-10:26 am(75.2°)225,75614.6%
Sep 264:29 am6:12 pm-11:24 am(70.8°)223,5546.9%
Sep 275:40 am6:52 pm-12:20 pm(65.4°)222,4322.0%
Sep 286:51 am7:31 pm-1:15 pm(59.4°)222,5570.2%
Sep 298:01 am8:09 pm-2:09 pm(53.3°)223,9461.7%
* 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, Mon, Sep 23, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 8:20 amMon 7:54 pmMon 2:07 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 8:00 amMon 7:47 pmMon 1:54 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsMon 6:35 amMon 6:59 pmMon 12:47 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterMon 1:14 pmMon 11:14 pmMon 6:14 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 3:09 pmTue 1:10 amMon 8:10 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSun 8:51 pmMon 10:03 amMon 3:27 amAverage visibility
NeptuneMon 6:36 pmTue 6:08 amTue 12:22 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Charleston.

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