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

Moon: 20.6%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Jul 16, 2018 at 6:37:45 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:29 am 60° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:23 pm 300° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 9:40 am 77° East
Moonset Today: 11:07 pm 279° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 53 minutes (-1m 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

6:37 pm

Altitude

17.4°

Heading

283° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 53m 46s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 28s

Winter: +5h 46m

Summer: -19m 53s

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 – 3:25 am
Astro. Twilight3:25 am – 4:14 am
Nautical Twilight4:14 am – 4:56 am
Civil Twilight4:56 am – 5:29 am
Daylight5:29 am – 8:23 pm
Civil Twilight8:23 pm – 8:56 pm
Nautical Twilight8:56 pm – 9:38 pm
Astro. Twilight9:38 pm – 10:26 pm
Night10:26 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Chicago - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 165:29 am8:23 pm14:53:46−1:2812:56 pm (69.4°)94.481
Jul 175:30 am8:22 pm14:52:15−1:3112:56 pm (69.2°)94.475
Jul 185:31 am8:21 pm14:50:40−1:3412:56 pm (69.1°)94.469
Jul 195:32 am8:21 pm14:49:03−1:3712:56 pm (68.9°)94.462
Jul 205:32 am8:20 pm14:47:24−1:3912:56 pm (68.7°)94.455
Jul 215:33 am8:19 pm14:45:41−1:4212:56 pm (68.5°)94.447
Jul 225:34 am8:18 pm14:43:56−1:4412:56 pm (68.3°)94.439
* All times are local time for Chicago. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2011:15 am
June SolsticeJun 215:07 am
September EquinoxSep 228:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 214:23 pm
* 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 2018 Moon Phases

6:37 pm

Altitude

45.7°

Heading

228° SW

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

20.6%

Moon in Chicago - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 169:40 am11:07 pm-4:29 pm(55.9°)228,77319.8%
Jul 1710:51 am11:39 pm-5:20 pm(50.9°)232,40030.0%
Jul 1811:59 am--6:08 pm(45.9°)236,19840.9%
Jul 19-12:09 am1:04 pm6:56 pm(41.1°)239,88351.9%
Jul 20-12:39 am2:07 pm7:42 pm(36.8°)243,24062.4%
Jul 21-1:10 am3:09 pm8:29 pm(33.1°)246,12772.2%
Jul 22-1:42 am4:09 pm9:16 pm(30.1°)248,47080.8%
* All times are local time for Chicago. 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 Chicago This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Jul 16, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 7:47 amMon 9:32 pmMon 2:40 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 9:11 amMon 10:28 pmMon 3:50 pmGood visibility
MarsMon 9:26 pmTue 6:19 amTue 1:53 amPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 2:49 pmTue 1:03 amMon 7:56 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 6:54 pmTue 4:05 amMon 11:29 pmPerfect visibility
UranusTue 12:25 amTue 1:56 pmTue 7:10 amDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 10:41 pmTue 10:00 amTue 4:20 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Chicago.

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