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Flag for USA Houston, TX, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 86.7%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Apr 26, 2018 at 8:41:54 am


Sunrise Today: 6:43 am 74° East
Sunset Today: 7:55 pm 286° West


Moonrise Today: 4:52 pm 85° East
Moonset Today: 4:51 am 277° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 11 minutes (+1m 35s)

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Today's Sun Position in Houston

The Sun's altitude in Houston 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

8:41 am

Altitude

24.5°

Heading

88° E

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 11m 48s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 35s

Winter: +2h 57m

Summer: -51m 41s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Houston Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Houston 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 – 5:18 am
Astro. Twilight5:18 am – 5:48 am
Nautical Twilight5:48 am – 6:18 am
Civil Twilight6:18 am – 6:43 am
Daylight6:43 am – 7:55 pm
Civil Twilight7:55 pm – 8:20 pm
Nautical Twilight8:20 pm – 8:50 pm
Astro. Twilight8:50 pm – 9:20 pm
Night9:20 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 266:43 am7:55 pm13:11:48+1:351:19 pm (73.9°)93.544
Apr 276:42 am7:55 pm13:13:23+1:341:19 pm (74.2°)93.568
Apr 286:41 am7:56 pm13:14:57+1:331:18 pm (74.6°)93.592
Apr 296:40 am7:57 pm13:16:30+1:331:18 pm (74.9°)93.616
Apr 306:39 am7:57 pm13:18:02+1:321:18 pm (75.2°)93.640
May 16:38 am7:58 pm13:19:33+1:311:18 pm (75.5°)93.664
May 26:38 am7:59 pm13:21:04+1:301:18 pm (75.8°)93.687
* All times are local time for Houston. 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 Houston time.

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Today's Moon in Houston

The Moon's path in Houston 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

8:41 am

Altitude

-44.6°

Heading

315° NW

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

86.7%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 26-4:51 am4:52 pm11:13 pm(62.7°)235,96890.8%
Apr 27-5:28 am5:51 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Apr 28-6:05 am6:50 pm12:01 am(57.8°)237,98996.1%
Apr 29-6:41 am7:48 pm12:48 am(53.1°)240,20299.1%
Apr 30-7:18 am8:45 pm1:35 am(48.8°)242,53499.8%
May 1-7:57 am9:41 pm2:23 am(45.1°)244,87598.1%
May 2-8:39 am10:35 pm3:11 am(42.2°)247,07894.5%
* All times are local time for Houston. 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 Houston This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Apr 26, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:36 amThu 5:48 pmThu 11:42 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 8:09 amThu 9:59 pmThu 3:03 pmFairly good visibility
MarsThu 1:29 amThu 11:43 amThu 6:36 amPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 8:48 pmFri 7:34 amFri 2:11 amPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 12:35 amThu 10:51 amThu 5:43 amPerfect visibility
UranusThu 6:24 amThu 7:17 pmThu 12:51 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneThu 4:25 amThu 3:58 pmThu 10:12 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

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