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

Moon: 15.2%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Apr 29, 2017 at 12:57:53 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:49 am 69° East
Sunset Today: 7:47 pm 291° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 8:39 am 65° Northeast
Moonset Today: 11:35 pm 296° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 58 minutes (+2m 28s)

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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

12:57 pm

Altitude

62.7°

Heading

185° S

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 58m 7s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 28s

Winter: +4h 50m

Summer: -1h 15m

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 – 4:02 am
Astro. Twilight4:02 am – 4:42 am
Nautical Twilight4:42 am – 5:18 am
Civil Twilight5:18 am – 5:49 am
Daylight5:49 am – 7:47 pm
Civil Twilight7:47 pm – 8:17 pm
Nautical Twilight8:17 pm – 8:54 pm
Astro. Twilight8:54 pm – 9:34 pm
Night9:34 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Chicago - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 295:49 am7:47 pm13:58:07+2:2812:47 pm (62.8°)93.628
Apr 305:47 am7:48 pm14:00:34+2:2612:47 pm (63.1°)93.651
May 15:46 am7:49 pm14:02:59+2:2512:47 pm (63.4°)93.674
May 25:45 am7:50 pm14:05:24+2:2412:47 pm (63.7°)93.697
May 35:43 am7:51 pm14:07:46+2:2212:47 pm (64.0°)93.719
May 45:42 am7:52 pm14:10:07+2:2112:47 pm (64.3°)93.742
May 55:41 am7:53 pm14:12:27+2:1912:47 pm (64.6°)93.764
* 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

12:57 pm

Altitude

44.7°

Heading

107° E

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

15.2%

Moon in Chicago - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 298:39 am11:35 pm-4:06 pm(66.6°)225,74716.3%
Apr 309:36 am--5:06 pm(66.8°)228,29126.3%
May 1-12:34 am10:38 am6:04 pm(65.7°)231,33437.4%
May 2-1:25 am11:42 am6:59 pm(63.5°)234,59248.9%
May 3-2:09 am12:47 pm7:51 pm(60.4°)237,82860.0%
May 4-2:47 am1:50 pm8:39 pm(56.6°)240,87170.3%
May 5-3:20 am2:52 pm9:26 pm(52.5°)243,61779.4%
* 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, Apr 29, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:18 amSat 6:26 pmSat 11:52 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusSat 4:10 amSat 4:27 pmSat 10:18 amGreat visibility
MarsSat 7:06 amSat 10:01 pmSat 2:33 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterSat 5:31 pmSun 5:02 amSat 11:16 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 11:27 pmSun 8:42 amSun 4:04 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 5:18 amSat 6:29 pmSat 11:53 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSat 3:44 amSat 2:56 pmSat 9:20 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Chicago.

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