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

Moon: 10.9%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: May 28, 2017 at 7:36:42 am


Sunrise Today: 6:22 am 64° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:15 pm 296° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 9:22 am 68° East
Moonset Today: 11:24 pm 291° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 53 minutes (+52s)

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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

7:36 am

Altitude

14.3°

Heading

73° E

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 53m 1s

Change since

Yesterday: +52s

Winter: +3h 38m

Summer: -10m 28s

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 – 4:48 am
Astro. Twilight4:48 am – 5:23 am
Nautical Twilight5:23 am – 5:55 am
Civil Twilight5:55 am – 6:22 am
Daylight6:22 am – 8:15 pm
Civil Twilight8:15 pm – 8:42 pm
Nautical Twilight8:42 pm – 9:14 pm
Astro. Twilight9:14 pm – 9:49 pm
Night9:49 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 286:22 am8:15 pm13:53:01+0:521:18 pm (81.8°)94.211
May 296:22 am8:15 pm13:53:52+0:511:18 pm (82.0°)94.226
May 306:21 am8:16 pm13:54:41+0:481:19 pm (82.1°)94.241
May 316:21 am8:17 pm13:55:28+0:471:19 pm (82.3°)94.255
Jun 16:21 am8:17 pm13:56:13+0:441:19 pm (82.4°)94.268
Jun 26:21 am8:18 pm13:56:56+0:421:19 pm (82.5°)94.282
Jun 36:20 am8:18 pm13:57:37+0:401:19 pm (82.6°)94.295
* 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

7:36 am

Altitude

-19.9°

Heading

53° NE

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

10.9%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 289:22 am11:24 pm-4:24 pm(78.9°)226,46013.8%
May 2910:25 am--5:22 pm(77.0°)229,81823.1%
May 30-12:15 am11:28 am6:17 pm(74.1°)233,57533.6%
May 31-1:01 am12:29 pm7:08 pm(70.4°)237,40344.6%
Jun 1-1:42 am1:27 pm7:56 pm(66.3°)241,03455.4%
Jun 2-2:20 am2:23 pm8:42 pm(62.0°)244,27665.7%
Jun 3-2:55 am3:18 pm9:26 pm(57.7°)247,01275.0%
* 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, Sun, May 28, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:13 amSun 6:23 pmSun 11:48 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 4:01 amSun 4:37 pmSun 10:19 amGreat visibility
MarsSun 7:33 amSun 9:37 pmSun 2:35 pmDifficult to see
JupiterSun 3:53 pmMon 3:38 amSun 9:45 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 9:30 pmSun 7:47 amSun 2:39 amPerfect visibility
UranusSun 4:12 amSun 5:00 pmSun 10:36 amDifficult to see
NeptuneSun 2:13 amSun 1:44 pmSun 7:59 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

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