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

Moon: 97.3%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: May 20, 2019 at 4:34:27 am


Sunrise Today: 6:25 am 66° East
Sunset Today: 8:10 pm 294° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 10:09 pm 115° Southeast
Moonset Today: 7:55 am 246° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 44 minutes (+1m 7s)

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Today's Sun Position in Houston

Time:4:34 am
Altitude:-21.4°
Direction:50° NE
Phase:Night

Day length today: 13h 44m 35s (May 20, 2019)

1 minute, 7 seconds longer than yesterday (May 19, 2019)

3 hours, 30 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

18 minutes, 54 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Houston Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:54 am
Astro. Twilight4:54 am – 5:27 am
Nautical Twilight5:27 am – 5:59 am
Civil Twilight5:59 am – 6:25 am
Daylight6:25 am – 8:10 pm
Civil Twilight8:10 pm – 8:36 pm
Nautical Twilight8:36 pm – 9:08 pm
Astro. Twilight9:08 pm – 9:42 pm
Night9:42 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 206:25 am8:10 pm13:44:35+1:071:18 pm (80.3°)94.062
May 216:25 am8:11 pm13:45:41+1:061:18 pm (80.5°)94.081
May 226:24 am8:11 pm13:46:46+1:041:18 pm (80.7°)94.099
May 236:24 am8:12 pm13:47:48+1:021:18 pm (80.9°)94.117
May 246:24 am8:12 pm13:48:50+1:011:18 pm (81.1°)94.135
May 256:23 am8:13 pm13:49:49+0:591:18 pm (81.2°)94.153
May 266:23 am8:14 pm13:50:46+0:571:18 pm (81.4°)94.170
* 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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Today's Moon in Houston

Year 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 20-7:55 am10:09 pm2:34 am(39.4°)239,16497.6%
May 21-8:45 am11:04 pm3:27 am(37.7°)242,09893.2%
May 22-9:36 am11:54 pm4:20 am(37.2°)244,93487.0%
May 23-10:30 am-5:11 am(37.9°)247,43979.4%
May 2412:39 am11:24 am-6:00 am(39.7°)249,40470.7%
May 251:20 am12:18 pm-6:47 am(42.5°)250,66561.4%
May 261:56 am1:11 pm-7:32 am(45.9°)251,11951.7%
* 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, Mon, May 20, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 6:22 amMon 8:06 pmMon 1:13 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusMon 5:16 amMon 6:19 pmMon 11:47 amFairly good visibility
MarsMon 8:38 amMon 10:45 pmMon 3:42 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSun 9:49 pmMon 8:03 amMon 2:56 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 11:47 pmMon 10:07 amMon 4:57 amPerfect visibility
UranusMon 5:06 amMon 6:07 pmMon 11:37 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneMon 2:59 amMon 2:37 pmMon 8:48 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

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