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

Moon: 12.9%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Mar 1, 2017 at 2:31:40 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:46 am 98° East
Sunset Today: 6:20 pm 262° West


Moonrise Today: 8:53 am 85° East
Moonset Today: 9:44 pm 278° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 34 minutes (+1m 45s)

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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

2:31 pm

Altitude

43.4°

Heading

222° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 34m 3s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 45s

Winter: +1h 19m

Summer: -2h 29m

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 – 5:27 am
Astro. Twilight5:27 am – 5:55 am
Nautical Twilight5:55 am – 6:22 am
Civil Twilight6:22 am – 6:46 am
Daylight6:46 am – 6:20 pm
Civil Twilight6:20 pm – 6:44 pm
Nautical Twilight6:44 pm – 7:12 pm
Astro. Twilight7:12 pm – 7:40 pm
Night7:40 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Mar 16:46 am6:20 pm11:34:03+1:4512:33 pm (53.0°)92.122
Mar 26:45 am6:21 pm11:35:49+1:4512:33 pm (53.3°)92.144
Mar 36:44 am6:22 pm11:37:35+1:4612:33 pm (53.7°)92.167
Mar 46:43 am6:22 pm11:39:21+1:4612:33 pm (54.1°)92.189
Mar 56:42 am6:23 pm11:41:08+1:4612:32 pm (54.5°)92.212
Mar 66:41 am6:24 pm11:42:55+1:4712:32 pm (54.9°)92.235
Mar 76:40 am6:24 pm11:44:42+1:4712:32 pm (55.3°)92.259
* All times are local time for Houston. 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

2:31 pm

Altitude

63.1°

Heading

155° S

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

12.9%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Mar 18:53 am9:44 pm-3:16 pm(65.3°)229,80313.2%
Mar 29:35 am10:47 pm-4:09 pm(69.7°)229,35922.3%
Mar 310:19 am11:51 pm-5:03 pm(73.6°)229,41133.0%
Mar 411:07 am--5:59 pm(76.5°)229,87044.6%
Mar 5-12:54 am11:58 am6:56 pm(78.3°)230,65856.5%
Mar 6-1:55 am12:53 pm7:53 pm(78.9°)231,72367.9%
Mar 7-2:53 am1:51 pm8:50 pm(78.2°)233,04378.2%
* All times are local time for Houston. 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 1, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:42 amWed 5:58 pmWed 12:19 pmVery difficult to see
VenusWed 7:52 amWed 8:47 pmWed 2:19 pmFairly good visibility
MarsWed 8:47 amWed 9:35 pmWed 3:11 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterWed 9:19 pmThu 8:49 amThu 3:04 amPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 2:17 amThu 12:34 pmThu 7:25 amAverage visiblity
UranusWed 8:44 amWed 9:25 pmWed 3:04 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneThu 6:49 amThu 6:15 pmThu 12:32 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
* All times are local time for Houston.

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