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

Moon: 1.8%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Apr 27, 2017 at 8:13:19 am


Sunrise Today: 6:42 am 73° East
Sunset Today: 7:56 pm 287° West


Moonrise Today: 7:51 am 75° East
Moonset Today: 9:29 pm 288° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 13 minutes (+1m 34s)

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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

8:13 am

Altitude

18.6°

Heading

84° E

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 13m 46s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 34s

Winter: +2h 59m

Summer: -49m 43s

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 – 5:16 am
Astro. Twilight5:16 am – 5:47 am
Nautical Twilight5:47 am – 6:17 am
Civil Twilight6:17 am – 6:42 am
Daylight6:42 am – 7:56 pm
Civil Twilight7:56 pm – 8:21 pm
Nautical Twilight8:21 pm – 8:51 pm
Astro. Twilight8:51 pm – 9:22 pm
Night9:22 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 276:42 am7:56 pm13:13:46+1:341:19 pm (74.3°)93.581
Apr 286:41 am7:56 pm13:15:19+1:331:18 pm (74.6°)93.604
Apr 296:40 am7:57 pm13:16:52+1:321:18 pm (74.9°)93.628
Apr 306:39 am7:58 pm13:18:24+1:321:18 pm (75.2°)93.651
May 16:38 am7:58 pm13:19:56+1:311:18 pm (75.5°)93.674
May 26:37 am7:59 pm13:21:26+1:301:18 pm (75.8°)93.697
May 36:37 am7:59 pm13:22:55+1:291:18 pm (76.1°)93.720
* All times are local time for Houston. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 205:29 am
June SolsticeJun 2011:24 pm
September EquinoxSep 223:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 2110:28 am
* 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 2017 Moon Phases

8:13 am

Altitude

3.8°

Heading

77° E

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

1.8%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 277:51 am9:29 pm-2:37 pm(74.4°)223,2862.8%
Apr 288:42 am10:36 pm-3:37 pm(77.3°)224,0238.4%
Apr 299:38 am11:40 pm-4:38 pm(79.0°)225,79416.5%
Apr 3010:36 am--5:38 pm(79.2°)228,35226.6%
May 1-12:39 am11:37 am6:36 pm(78.0°)231,40337.7%
May 2-1:32 am12:38 pm7:31 pm(75.7°)234,66249.1%
May 3-2:20 am1:38 pm8:23 pm(72.6°)237,89660.2%
* All times are local time for Houston. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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 27, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 6:10 amThu 6:56 pmThu 12:33 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusThu 4:48 amThu 4:59 pmThu 10:53 amGreat visibility
MarsThu 8:11 amThu 10:01 pmThu 3:06 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterThu 6:05 pmFri 5:47 amThu 11:56 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 11:39 pmThu 9:56 amThu 4:48 amPerfect visibility
UranusThu 6:09 amThu 6:55 pmThu 12:32 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneThu 4:14 amThu 3:44 pmThu 9:59 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

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