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

Moon: 99.3%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Mar 20, 2019 at 6:31:16 am


Sunrise Today: 7:25 am 90° East
Sunset Today: 7:32 pm 271° West


Moonrise Today: 7:23 pm 85° East
Moonset Today: 7:22 am 278° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 7 minutes (+1m 48s)

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Today's Sun Position in Houston

Time:6:31 am
Altitude:-12.6°
Direction:83° E
Phase:Astronomical Twilight

Day length today: 12h 7m 15s (Mar 20, 2019)

1 minute, 48 seconds longer than yesterday (Mar 19, 2019)

1 hour, 53 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

1 hour, 56 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Houston Today

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Night12:00 am – 6:06 am
Astro. Twilight6:06 am – 6:34 am
Nautical Twilight6:34 am – 7:01 am
Civil Twilight7:01 am – 7:25 am
Daylight7:25 am – 7:32 pm
Civil Twilight7:32 pm – 7:56 pm
Nautical Twilight7:56 pm – 8:24 pm
Astro. Twilight8:24 pm – 8:52 pm
Night8:52 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Mar 207:25 am7:32 pm12:07:15+1:481:28 pm (60.2°)92.568
Mar 217:24 am7:33 pm12:09:03+1:481:28 pm (60.6°)92.594
Mar 227:23 am7:34 pm12:10:51+1:481:28 pm (61.0°)92.621
Mar 237:21 am7:34 pm12:12:39+1:481:28 pm (61.4°)92.647
Mar 247:20 am7:35 pm12:14:27+1:481:27 pm (61.8°)92.674
Mar 257:19 am7:35 pm12:16:15+1:481:27 pm (62.2°)92.701
Mar 267:18 am7:36 pm12:18:03+1:471:27 pm (62.6°)92.728
* 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.

March Equinox (Vernal Equinox) is on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 4:58 pm in Houston.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Today's Moon in Houston

Year 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Mar 20-7:22 am7:23 pm12:52 am(68.5°)223,40598.9%
Mar 21-8:03 am8:30 pm1:47 am(62.8°)224,48699.8%
Mar 22-8:42 am9:36 pm2:40 am(57.0°)226,68497.6%
Mar 23-9:22 am10:40 pm3:32 am(51.6°)229,78892.6%
Mar 24-10:02 am11:42 pm4:23 am(46.8°)233,49385.4%
Mar 25-10:44 am-5:15 am(42.8°)237,45276.6%
Mar 2612:41 am11:29 am-6:06 am(40.0°)241,32966.9%
* 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, Wed, Mar 20, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:48 amWed 6:41 pmWed 12:45 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusWed 5:41 amWed 4:39 pmWed 11:10 amGood visibility
MarsWed 10:02 amWed 11:39 pmWed 4:50 pmAverage visibility
JupiterWed 1:56 amWed 12:09 pmWed 7:03 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 3:43 amWed 2:02 pmWed 8:53 amAverage visibility
UranusWed 8:56 amWed 9:51 pmWed 3:24 pmVery difficult to see
NeptuneWed 6:54 amWed 6:29 pmWed 12:42 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

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