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Lafayette, LA, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 8.1%
Waning Crescent
Current Time: May 8, 2021 at 1:59:20 pm
Sunrise Today: 6:18 am 69° East
Sunset Today: 7:50 pm 291° Northwest
Moonrise Today: 4:50 am 90° East
Moonset Today: 5:16 pm 273° West
Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 32 minutes (+1m 25s)
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Today's Sun Position in Lafayette

Time:1:59 pm
Altitude:72.0°
Direction:227° SW
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 13h 31m 44s (May 8, 2021)

1 minute, 25 seconds longer than yesterday (May 7, 2021)

3 hours, 19 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2020)

34 minutes, 2 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Lafayette Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:49 am
Astro. Twilight4:49 am – 5:22 am
Nautical Twilight5:22 am – 5:53 am
Civil Twilight5:53 am – 6:18 am
Daylight6:18 am – 7:50 pm
Civil Twilight7:50 pm – 8:16 pm
Nautical Twilight8:16 pm – 8:47 pm
Astro. Twilight8:47 pm – 9:19 pm
Night9:19 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Lafayette - Next 7 Days

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
May 86:18 am7:50 pm13:31:44+1:251:04 pm (77.1°)93.834
May 96:18 am7:51 pm13:33:08+1:241:04 pm (77.3°)93.857
May 106:17 am7:51 pm13:34:31+1:221:04 pm (77.6°)93.878
May 116:16 am7:52 pm13:35:53+1:211:04 pm (77.9°)93.899
May 126:16 am7:53 pm13:37:13+1:201:04 pm (78.1°)93.920
May 136:15 am7:53 pm13:38:32+1:181:04 pm (78.3°)93.941
May 146:14 am7:54 pm13:39:50+1:171:04 pm (78.6°)93.961
* All times are local time for Lafayette. 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 Lafayette

Year 2021 Moon Phases

Moon in Lafayette - Next 7 days

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2021Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 84:50 am5:16 pm-11:00 am(60.9°)250,3618.8%
May 95:17 am6:10 pm-11:40 am(66.2°)251,5664.0%
May 105:46 am7:04 pm-12:22 pm(71.2°)252,3021.1%
May 116:17 am7:58 pm-1:04 pm(75.8°)252,5900.0%
May 126:50 am8:53 pm-1:49 pm(79.7°)252,4360.9%
May 137:27 am9:49 pm-2:36 pm(82.7°)251,8303.6%
May 148:10 am10:43 pm-3:25 pm(84.6°)250,7438.2%
* All times are local time for Lafayette. 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 Lafayette This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, May 8, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 7:19 amSat 9:27 pmSat 2:23 pmAverage visibility
VenusSat 6:58 amSat 8:43 pmSat 1:50 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 9:37 amSat 11:45 pmSat 4:41 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSun 2:32 amSun 1:37 pmSun 8:05 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 1:42 amSun 12:21 pmSun 7:01 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 5:59 amSat 7:13 pmSat 12:36 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSat 3:43 amSat 3:28 pmSat 9:36 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Lafayette.

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