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Durham, NC, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 28.2%
Waning Crescent
Current Time: May 5, 2021 at 8:32:47 pm
Sunrise Today: 6:18 am 69° East
Sunset Today: 8:06 pm 291° Northwest
Moonrise Today: 3:35 am 109° East
Moonset Today: 2:29 pm 254° West
Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 48 minutes (+1m 51s)
Location of DurhamLocation

Today's Sun Position in Durham

Time:8:32 pm
Altitude:-5.7°
Direction:295° NW
Phase:Civil Twilight

Day length today: 13h 47m 50s (May 5, 2021)

1 minute, 51 seconds longer than yesterday (May 4, 2021)

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

48 minutes, 31 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Durham Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:41 am
Astro. Twilight4:41 am – 5:17 am
Nautical Twilight5:17 am – 5:50 am
Civil Twilight5:50 am – 6:18 am
Daylight6:18 am – 8:06 pm
Civil Twilight8:06 pm – 8:34 pm
Nautical Twilight8:34 pm – 9:07 pm
Astro. Twilight9:07 pm – 9:43 pm
Night9:43 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Durham - Next 7 Days

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
May 56:18 am8:06 pm13:47:50+1:511:12 pm (70.5°)93.765
May 66:17 am8:07 pm13:49:40+1:501:12 pm (70.7°)93.789
May 76:16 am8:08 pm13:51:29+1:481:12 pm (71.0°)93.811
May 86:15 am8:08 pm13:53:17+1:471:12 pm (71.3°)93.834
May 96:14 am8:09 pm13:55:03+1:451:12 pm (71.6°)93.856
May 106:13 am8:10 pm13:56:47+1:441:11 pm (71.8°)93.877
May 116:12 am8:11 pm13:58:30+1:421:11 pm (72.1°)93.899
* All times are local time for Durham. 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 Durham

Year 2021 Moon Phases

Moon in Durham - Next 7 days

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2021Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 53:35 am2:29 pm-8:59 am(39.1°)243,57932.7%
May 64:04 am3:29 pm-9:43 am(44.1°)246,34023.4%
May 74:31 am4:27 pm-10:25 am(49.4°)248,58415.4%
May 84:56 am5:24 pm-11:06 am(54.9°)250,3089.0%
May 95:21 am6:20 pm-11:46 am(60.2°)251,5314.2%
May 105:47 am7:17 pm-12:28 pm(65.2°)252,2831.2%
May 116:14 am8:14 pm-1:10 pm(69.8°)252,5870.0%
* All times are local time for Durham. 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 Durham This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, May 5, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 7:07 amWed 9:37 pmWed 2:21 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 6:53 amWed 8:56 pmWed 1:54 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 9:32 amThu 12:13 amWed 4:52 pmAverage visibility
JupiterThu 2:58 amThu 1:48 pmThu 8:23 amFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 2:11 amThu 12:30 pmThu 7:21 amAverage visibility
UranusThu 6:05 amThu 7:37 pmThu 12:51 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneThu 4:01 amThu 3:41 pmThu 9:51 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Durham.

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