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

Moon: 51.1%
First Quarter
Current Time: Jan 20, 2021 at 5:33:59 pm
Sunrise Today: 7:12 am 117° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:50 pm 244° Southwest
Moonrise Today: 11:16 am 80° East
Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 38 minutes (+1m 50s)
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Today's Sun Position in Chicago

Time:5:33 pm
Altitude:-8.2°
Direction:251° W
Phase:Nautical Twilight

Day length today: 9h 38m 10s (Jan 20, 2021)

1 minute, 50 seconds longer than yesterday (Jan 19, 2021)

30 minutes, 25 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2020)

5 hours, 35 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Chicago Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:35 am
Astro. Twilight5:35 am – 6:08 am
Nautical Twilight6:08 am – 6:42 am
Civil Twilight6:42 am – 7:12 am
Daylight7:12 am – 4:50 pm
Civil Twilight4:50 pm – 5:21 pm
Nautical Twilight5:21 pm – 5:55 pm
Astro. Twilight5:55 pm – 6:28 pm
Night6:28 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Chicago - Next 7 Days

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Jan 207:12 am4:50 pm9:38:10+1:5012:01 pm (28.2°)91.472
Jan 217:12 am4:52 pm9:40:03+1:5312:01 pm (28.4°)91.480
Jan 227:11 am4:53 pm9:41:59+1:5512:02 pm (28.6°)91.488
Jan 237:10 am4:54 pm9:43:58+1:5812:02 pm (28.9°)91.497
Jan 247:09 am4:55 pm9:45:59+2:0012:02 pm (29.1°)91.506
Jan 257:09 am4:57 pm9:48:02+2:0312:02 pm (29.4°)91.516
Jan 267:08 am4:58 pm9:50:08+2:0512:03 pm (29.6°)91.526
* 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 2021 Moon Phases

Moon in Chicago - Next 7 days

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2021Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 2011:16 am--5:54 pm(56.4°)251,13251.3%
Jan 21-12:42 am11:40 am6:36 pm(61.1°)251,16560.9%
Jan 22-1:42 am12:06 pm7:20 pm(65.3°)250,35670.1%
Jan 23-2:43 am12:36 pm8:06 pm(68.7°)248,79078.7%
Jan 24-3:45 am1:12 pm8:56 pm(71.2°)246,61586.3%
Jan 25-4:45 am1:56 pm9:48 pm(72.6°)244,02392.6%
Jan 26-5:43 am2:47 pm10:42 pm(72.5°)241,23897.1%
* 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, Jan 20, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 8:11 amWed 6:20 pmWed 1:15 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 6:20 amThu 3:32 pmThu 10:56 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 11:06 amThu 1:02 amWed 6:04 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 7:34 amThu 5:17 pmThu 12:25 pmDifficult to see
SaturnThu 7:23 amThu 4:59 pmThu 12:11 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusWed 11:15 amThu 12:57 amWed 6:06 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneWed 9:26 amWed 8:52 pmWed 3:09 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Chicago.

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