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Flag for USA Chicago, IL, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 4.5%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: May 27, 2017 at 7:08:17 am


Sunrise Today: 5:20 am 60° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:15 pm 300° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 7:20 am 64° Northeast
Moonset Today: 10:21 pm 296° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 54 minutes (+1m 29s)

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Today's Sun Position in Chicago

The Sun's altitude in Chicago today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. Altitude and heading are displayed in a separate box. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

7:08 am

Altitude

17.8°

Heading

77° E

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 54m 59s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 29s

Winter: +5h 47m

Summer: -18m 40s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Chicago Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Chicago today. Black is nighttime, light blue is daytime. The darker blue shadings represent the twilight phases during dawn (left) and dusk (right). Hover over the graph for more information. How to use this

Night12:00 am – 3:16 am
Astro. Twilight3:16 am – 4:05 am
Nautical Twilight4:05 am – 4:47 am
Civil Twilight4:47 am – 5:20 am
Daylight5:20 am – 8:15 pm
Civil Twilight8:15 pm – 8:48 pm
Nautical Twilight8:48 pm – 9:30 pm
Astro. Twilight9:30 pm – 10:19 pm
Night10:19 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Chicago - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 275:20 am8:15 pm14:54:59+1:2912:47 pm (69.5°)94.196
May 285:19 am8:16 pm14:56:25+1:2612:47 pm (69.7°)94.211
May 295:19 am8:17 pm14:57:49+1:2312:47 pm (69.8°)94.226
May 305:18 am8:17 pm14:59:09+1:2012:48 pm (70.0°)94.240
May 315:18 am8:18 pm15:00:26+1:1612:48 pm (70.1°)94.255
Jun 15:17 am8:19 pm15:01:40+1:1312:48 pm (70.3°)94.268
Jun 25:17 am8:20 pm15:02:50+1:1012:48 pm (70.4°)94.281
* All times are local time for Chicago. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 205:29 am
June SolsticeJun 2011:24 pm
September EquinoxSep 223:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 2110:28 am
* All times are local Chicago time.

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Today's Moon in Chicago

The Moon's path in Chicago today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show times and headings of moonrise and moonset. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Year 2017 Moon Phases

7:08 am

Altitude

-1.8°

Heading

62° NE

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

4.5%

Moon in Chicago - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 277:20 am10:21 pm-2:50 pm(67.1°)223,8046.2%
May 288:22 am11:18 pm-3:51 pm(66.6°)226,39513.6%
May 299:28 am--4:50 pm(64.7°)229,74022.9%
May 30-12:06 am10:34 am5:45 pm(61.8°)233,49233.4%
May 31-12:47 am11:40 am6:36 pm(58.2°)237,32244.4%
Jun 1-1:23 am12:45 pm7:24 pm(54.1°)240,96055.2%
Jun 2-1:55 am1:47 pm8:10 pm(49.8°)244,21265.5%
* All times are local time for Chicago. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Chicago This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, May 27, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 4:24 amSat 6:08 pmSat 11:15 amDifficult to see
VenusSat 3:23 amSat 4:15 pmSat 9:48 amGreat visibility
MarsSat 6:27 amSat 9:43 pmSat 2:05 pmDifficult to see
JupiterSat 3:31 pmSun 3:06 amSat 9:19 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 9:30 pmSun 6:46 amSun 2:08 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 3:31 amSat 4:47 pmSat 10:09 amDifficult to see
NeptuneSat 1:55 amSat 1:09 pmSat 7:32 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Chicago.

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