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

Moon: 84.2%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: May 22, 2019 at 3:04:38 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:16 am 65° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:16 pm 295° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 11:57 pm 116° Southeast
Moonset Today: 9:25 am 243° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 59 minutes (+1m 13s)

Location of CharlestonLocation

Today's Sun Position in Charleston

Time:3:04 pm
Altitude:63.0°
Direction:250° W
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 13h 59m 44s (May 22, 2019)

1 minute, 13 seconds longer than yesterday (May 21, 2019)

4 hours longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

19 minutes, 2 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Charleston Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:39 am
Astro. Twilight4:39 am – 5:15 am
Nautical Twilight5:15 am – 5:49 am
Civil Twilight5:49 am – 6:16 am
Daylight6:16 am – 8:16 pm
Civil Twilight8:16 pm – 8:44 pm
Nautical Twilight8:44 pm – 9:17 pm
Astro. Twilight9:17 pm – 9:53 pm
Night9:53 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Charleston - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 226:16 am8:16 pm13:59:44+1:131:16 pm (77.6°)94.098
May 236:16 am8:17 pm14:00:56+1:111:16 pm (77.8°)94.116
May 246:15 am8:17 pm14:02:05+1:091:16 pm (78.0°)94.134
May 256:15 am8:18 pm14:03:12+1:071:16 pm (78.2°)94.152
May 266:14 am8:19 pm14:04:18+1:051:16 pm (78.4°)94.169
May 276:14 am8:19 pm14:05:21+1:031:16 pm (78.5°)94.186
May 286:14 am8:20 pm14:06:22+1:011:17 pm (78.7°)94.203
* 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 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Charleston - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 22-9:25 am11:57 pm4:16 am(34.2°)244,81887.3%
May 23-10:19 am-5:07 am(34.8°)247,34179.7%
May 2412:42 am11:14 am-5:56 am(36.6°)249,33371.1%
May 251:22 am12:09 pm-6:43 am(39.3°)250,62761.8%
May 261:58 am1:03 pm-7:28 am(42.7°)251,11752.1%
May 272:30 am1:57 pm-8:11 am(46.7°)250,76142.4%
May 283:01 am2:52 pm-8:53 am(51.1°)249,58532.9%
* 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, Wed, May 22, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:20 amWed 8:25 pmWed 1:22 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusWed 5:10 amWed 6:25 pmWed 11:47 amFairly good visibility
MarsWed 8:27 amWed 10:49 pmWed 3:38 pmAverage visibility
JupiterWed 9:41 pmThu 7:41 amThu 2:41 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 11:40 pmThu 9:46 amThu 4:43 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 4:53 amWed 6:02 pmWed 11:28 amVery difficult to see
NeptuneThu 2:48 amThu 2:23 pmThu 8:35 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Charleston.

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