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

Moon: 50.2%
Waning Crescent
Current Time: Jul 31, 2021 at 7:59:16 am
Sunrise Today: 5:43 am 64° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:09 pm 295° Northwest
Moonset Today: 1:37 pm 287° West
Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 26 minutes (-2m 5s)
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Today's Sun Position in Chicago

Time:7:59 am
Altitude:23.5°
Direction:86° E
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 14h 25m 53s (Jul 31, 2021)

2 minutes, 5 seconds shorter than yesterday (Jul 30, 2021)

5 hours, 18 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2020)

47 minutes, 47 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2021)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Chicago Today

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Night12:00 am – 3:49 am
Astro. Twilight3:49 am – 4:32 am
Nautical Twilight4:32 am – 5:12 am
Civil Twilight5:12 am – 5:43 am
Daylight5:43 am – 8:09 pm
Civil Twilight8:09 pm – 8:40 pm
Nautical Twilight8:40 pm – 9:19 pm
Astro. Twilight9:19 pm – 10:03 pm
Night10:03 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Chicago - Next 7 Days

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Jul 315:43 am8:09 pm14:25:53−2:0512:56 pm (66.2°)94.353
Aug 15:44 am8:08 pm14:23:45−2:0712:56 pm (65.9°)94.342
Aug 25:45 am8:07 pm14:21:36−2:0912:56 pm (65.7°)94.330
Aug 35:46 am8:06 pm14:19:25−2:1112:56 pm (65.4°)94.318
Aug 45:47 am8:04 pm14:17:11−2:1312:56 pm (65.2°)94.306
Aug 55:48 am8:03 pm14:14:57−2:1412:56 pm (64.9°)94.293
Aug 65:49 am8:02 pm14:12:40−2:1612:56 pm (64.6°)94.279
* 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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Today's Moon in Chicago

Year 2021 Moon Phases

Moon in Chicago - Next 7 days

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2021Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 31-1:37 pm-6:38 am(59.2°)249,98550.8%
Aug 112:14 am2:38 pm-7:21 am(63.9°)251,04141.0%
Aug 212:41 am3:39 pm-8:05 am(67.8°)251,26931.7%
Aug 31:12 am4:40 pm-8:52 am(70.8°)250,70522.9%
Aug 41:50 am5:38 pm-9:42 am(72.8°)249,44315.2%
Aug 52:36 am6:32 pm-10:34 am(73.6°)247,6228.7%
Aug 63:29 am7:19 pm-11:26 am(72.9°)245,4143.9%
* 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, Sat, Jul 31, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:33 amSat 8:14 pmSat 12:54 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusSat 8:32 amSat 9:39 pmSat 3:06 pmGood visibility
MarsSat 7:39 amSat 9:13 pmSat 2:26 pmDifficult to see
JupiterSat 9:02 pmSun 7:34 amSun 2:18 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 8:08 pmSun 5:54 amSun 1:01 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 12:01 amSat 2:03 pmSat 7:02 amDifficult to see
NeptuneFri 10:01 pmSat 9:37 amSat 3:49 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Chicago.

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