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Moon: 80.0%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Jul 22, 2018 at 7:01:29 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:35 am 66° East
Sunset Today: 8:20 pm 294° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 4:17 pm 109° East
Moonset Today: 2:35 am 252° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 45 minutes (-1m 4s)

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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

7:01 pm

Altitude

15.4°

Heading

285° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 45m 18s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 4s

Winter: +3h 31m

Summer: -18m 11s

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 – 5:03 am
Astro. Twilight5:03 am – 5:36 am
Nautical Twilight5:36 am – 6:08 am
Civil Twilight6:08 am – 6:35 am
Daylight6:35 am – 8:20 pm
Civil Twilight8:20 pm – 8:46 pm
Nautical Twilight8:46 pm – 9:18 pm
Astro. Twilight9:18 pm – 9:52 pm
Night9:52 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Houston - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 226:35 am8:20 pm13:45:18−1:041:27 pm (80.4°)94.439
Jul 236:35 am8:19 pm13:44:12−1:061:27 pm (80.2°)94.431
Jul 246:36 am8:19 pm13:43:04−1:071:27 pm (80.0°)94.422
Jul 256:36 am8:18 pm13:41:55−1:091:27 pm (79.8°)94.413
Jul 266:37 am8:18 pm13:40:44−1:101:27 pm (79.6°)94.404
Jul 276:38 am8:17 pm13:39:31−1:121:27 pm (79.3°)94.394
Jul 286:38 am8:16 pm13:38:18−1:131:27 pm (79.1°)94.384
* 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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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2011:15 am
June SolsticeJun 215:07 am
September EquinoxSep 228:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 214:23 pm
* 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 2018 Moon Phases

7:01 pm

Altitude

28.4°

Heading

135° SE

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

80.0%

Moon in Houston - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 22-2:35 am4:17 pm9:48 pm(42.3°)248,51480.9%
Jul 23-3:15 am5:11 pm10:35 pm(40.2°)250,27888.1%
Jul 24-3:58 am6:03 pm11:24 pm(39.0°)251,49393.7%
Jul 25-4:44 am6:52 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Jul 26-5:32 am7:39 pm12:12 am(38.9°)252,19397.6%
Jul 27-6:23 am8:22 pm1:00 am(39.7°)252,41599.7%
Jul 28-7:15 am9:02 pm1:47 am(41.5°)252,19099.8%
* 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, Sun, Jul 22, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 8:28 amSun 9:24 pmSun 2:57 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 10:02 amSun 10:40 pmSun 4:21 pmGood visibility
MarsSun 8:54 pmMon 6:54 amMon 1:54 amPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 2:37 pmMon 1:31 amSun 8:04 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 6:28 pmMon 4:42 amSun 11:35 pmPerfect visibility
UranusMon 12:49 amMon 1:47 pmMon 7:18 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 10:40 pmMon 10:14 amMon 4:27 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Houston.

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