Home   Sun & Moon   USA   Houston
Flag for USA

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

Moon: 75.8%
Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Apr 3, 2020 at 4:16:39 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:07 am 83° East
Sunset Today: 7:41 pm 277° West


Moonrise Today: 2:57 pm 67° East
Moonset Today: 4:09 am 294° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 34 minutes (+1m 46s)

Location of HoustonLocation

Today's Sun Position in Houston

Time:4:16 pm
Altitude:42.9°
Direction:248° W
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 12h 33m 43s (Apr 3, 2020)

1 minute, 46 seconds longer than yesterday (Apr 2, 2020)

2 hours, 19 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2019)

1 hour, 29 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2019)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Houston Today

12 am
2 am
4 am
6 am
8 am
10 am
12 pm
2 pm
4 pm
6 pm
8 pm
10 pm
Night12:00 am – 5:46 am
Astro. Twilight5:46 am – 6:15 am
Nautical Twilight6:15 am – 6:43 am
Civil Twilight6:43 am – 7:07 am
Daylight7:07 am – 7:41 pm
Civil Twilight7:41 pm – 8:05 pm
Nautical Twilight8:05 pm – 8:34 pm
Astro. Twilight8:34 pm – 9:02 pm
Night9:02 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

Scroll right to see more
2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 37:07 am7:41 pm12:33:43+1:461:24 pm (65.9°)92.961
Apr 47:06 am7:42 pm12:35:29+1:461:24 pm (66.3°)92.987
Apr 57:05 am7:42 pm12:37:15+1:451:23 pm (66.7°)93.014
Apr 67:04 am7:43 pm12:39:00+1:451:23 pm (67.1°)93.040
Apr 77:03 am7:44 pm12:40:45+1:451:23 pm (67.5°)93.067
Apr 87:02 am7:44 pm12:42:30+1:441:23 pm (67.8°)93.093
Apr 97:00 am7:45 pm12:44:15+1:441:22 pm (68.2°)93.120
* 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.

See full month's Sun


Today's Moon in Houston

Year 2020 Moon Phases

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

Scroll right to see more
2020Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 3-4:09 am2:57 pm10:00 pm(78.7°)228,84678.1%
Apr 4-4:56 am4:05 pm10:56 pm(74.1°)225,62087.2%
Apr 5-5:40 am5:13 pm11:51 pm(68.5°)223,22094.3%
Apr 6-6:20 am6:23 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Apr 7-7:00 am7:32 pm12:45 am(62.2°)221,93698.6%
Apr 8-7:39 am8:41 pm1:39 am(55.8°)221,94099.8%
Apr 9-8:19 am9:51 pm2:34 am(49.6°)223,25297.6%
* 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.

See full month's Moon

Planets Visible in the Sky in Houston This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Apr 3, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 6:06 amFri 5:42 pmFri 11:54 amDifficult to see
VenusFri 9:17 amFri 11:21 pmFri 4:19 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 3:38 amSat 2:05 pmSat 8:51 amAverage visibility
JupiterSat 3:04 amSat 1:26 pmSat 8:15 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 3:26 amSat 1:54 pmSat 8:40 amAverage visibility
UranusFri 8:12 amFri 9:15 pmFri 2:43 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneFri 6:04 amFri 5:43 pmFri 11:54 amExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

More about the planets visible in the night sky in Houston