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

Moon: 46.1%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Nov 14, 2018 at 10:30:26 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:38 am 114° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:30 pm 246° West


Moonrise Today: 12:27 pm 115° Southeast
Moonset Today: 10:33 pm 247° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 51 minutes (-2m 8s)

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Today's Sun Position in Chicago

Time:10:30 pm
Altitude:-62.8°
Direction:325° NW
Phase:Night

Day length today: 9h 51m 34s (Nov 14, 2018)

2 minutes, 8 seconds shorter than yesterday (Nov 13, 2018)

43 minutes, 48 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2017)

5 hours, 22 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Chicago Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:02 am
Astro. Twilight5:02 am – 5:35 am
Nautical Twilight5:35 am – 6:09 am
Civil Twilight6:09 am – 6:38 am
Daylight6:38 am – 4:30 pm
Civil Twilight4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Nautical Twilight5:00 pm – 5:34 pm
Astro. Twilight5:34 pm – 6:06 pm
Night6:06 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Chicago - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
NovSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Nov 146:38 am4:30 pm9:51:34−2:0811:34 am (29.8°)91.962
Nov 156:40 am4:29 pm9:49:28−2:0511:35 am (29.5°)91.940
Nov 166:41 am4:28 pm9:47:24−2:0311:35 am (29.3°)91.919
Nov 176:42 am4:28 pm9:45:23−2:0111:35 am (29.1°)91.899
Nov 186:43 am4:27 pm9:43:24−1:5911:35 am (28.8°)91.879
Nov 196:45 am4:26 pm9:41:27−1:5611:35 am (28.6°)91.859
Nov 206:46 am4:25 pm9:39:33−1:5411:36 am (28.4°)91.839
* All times are local time for Chicago. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Chicago

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Chicago - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
NovMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Nov 1412:27 pm10:33 pm-5:28 pm(29.8°)251,20544.1%
Nov 151:01 pm11:31 pm-6:13 pm(32.9°)250,51053.8%
Nov 161:31 pm--6:58 pm(36.5°)248,98063.5%
Nov 17-12:31 am2:00 pm7:41 pm(40.8°)246,71172.7%
Nov 18-1:31 am2:27 pm8:25 pm(45.4°)243,86881.3%
Nov 19-2:32 am2:54 pm9:10 pm(50.2°)240,67088.8%
Nov 20-3:36 am3:23 pm9:57 pm(55.1°)237,37994.6%
* All times are local time for Chicago. 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 Chicago This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Nov 14, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:32 amThu 5:24 pmThu 12:57 pmDifficult to see
VenusThu 4:21 amThu 3:04 pmThu 9:43 amFairly good visibility
MarsWed 1:09 pmWed 11:37 pmWed 6:23 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 7:22 amThu 4:57 pmThu 12:09 pmSlightly difficult to see
SaturnThu 10:03 amThu 7:12 pmThu 2:38 pmAverage visibility
UranusWed 3:23 pmThu 4:46 amWed 10:04 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneWed 1:40 pmThu 12:51 amWed 7:15 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Chicago.

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