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Helena, MT, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 30.9%
Waxing Crescent
Current Time: May 17, 2021 at 3:26:59 pm
Sunrise Today: 5:51 am 60° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:58 pm 300° Northwest
Moonrise Today: 10:15 am 54° Northeast
Moonset Today: 1:42 am 307° Northwest
Daylight Hours: 15 hours, 7 minutes (+2m 20s)
Location of HelenaLocation

Today's Sun Position in Helena

Time:3:26 pm
Altitude:53.2°
Direction:233° SW
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 15h 7m 5s (May 17, 2021)

2 minutes, 20 seconds longer than yesterday (May 16, 2021)

6 hours, 33 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2020)

43 minutes, 8 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Helena Today

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Night12:00 am – 3:31 am
Astro. Twilight3:31 am – 4:28 am
Nautical Twilight4:28 am – 5:15 am
Civil Twilight5:15 am – 5:51 am
Daylight5:51 am – 8:58 pm
Civil Twilight8:58 pm – 9:34 pm
Nautical Twilight9:34 pm – 10:21 pm
Astro. Twilight10:21 pm – 11:19 pm
Night11:19 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Helena - Next 7 Days

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
May 175:51 am8:58 pm15:07:05+2:201:24 pm (62.9°)94.020
May 185:50 am8:59 pm15:09:22+2:171:24 pm (63.1°)94.038
May 195:49 am9:00 pm15:11:36+2:141:24 pm (63.4°)94.057
May 205:48 am9:01 pm15:13:47+2:111:24 pm (63.6°)94.074
May 215:47 am9:03 pm15:15:56+2:081:24 pm (63.8°)94.092
May 225:46 am9:04 pm15:18:01+2:051:24 pm (64.0°)94.109
May 235:45 am9:05 pm15:20:03+2:011:24 pm (64.1°)94.126
* All times are local time for Helena. 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 Helena

Year 2021 Moon Phases

Moon in Helena - Next 7 days

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2021Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 17-1:42 am10:15 am6:22 pm(66.0°)244,15632.1%
May 18-2:19 am11:23 am7:13 pm(62.7°)240,96242.3%
May 19-2:50 am12:34 pm8:03 pm(58.3°)237,39653.2%
May 20-3:17 am1:48 pm8:51 pm(52.9°)233,63964.2%
May 21-3:40 am3:04 pm9:40 pm(46.8°)229,94775.0%
May 22-4:02 am4:21 pm10:30 pm(40.3°)226,62984.6%
May 23-4:24 am5:42 pm11:21 pm(33.8°)224,01992.5%
* All times are local time for Helena. 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 Helena This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, May 17, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 6:52 amMon 11:00 pmMon 2:56 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 6:34 amMon 10:09 pmMon 2:21 pmFairly good visibility
MarsMon 8:53 amTue 12:45 amMon 4:50 pmAverage visibility
JupiterTue 2:43 amTue 1:04 pmTue 7:53 amFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 2:01 amTue 11:32 amTue 6:47 amFairly good visibility
UranusMon 5:14 amMon 7:30 pmMon 12:22 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneTue 3:31 amTue 3:03 pmTue 9:17 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Helena.

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