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Madison, WI, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 15.8%
Waxing Crescent
Current Time: Sep 20, 2020 at 1:34:34 pm
Sunrise Today: 6:43 am 88° East
Sunset Today: 6:57 pm 272° West
Moonrise Today: 10:33 am 108° East
Moonset Today: 9:08 pm 249° West
Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 14 minutes (-2m 54s)
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Today's Sun Position in Madison

Time:1:34 pm
Altitude:46.5°
Direction:196° S
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 12h 14m 11s (Sep 20, 2020)

2 minutes, 54 seconds shorter than yesterday (Sep 19, 2020)

3 hours, 14 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2019)

3 hours, 8 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Madison Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:07 am
Astro. Twilight5:07 am – 5:41 am
Nautical Twilight5:41 am – 6:14 am
Civil Twilight6:14 am – 6:43 am
Daylight6:43 am – 6:57 pm
Civil Twilight6:57 pm – 7:25 pm
Nautical Twilight7:25 pm – 7:59 pm
Astro. Twilight7:59 pm – 8:33 pm
Night8:33 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Madison - Next 7 Days

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 206:43 am6:57 pm12:14:12−2:5412:50 pm (47.6°)93.338
Sep 216:44 am6:55 pm12:11:17−2:5412:50 pm (47.3°)93.311
Sep 226:45 am6:53 pm12:08:23−2:5412:49 pm (46.9°)93.285
Sep 236:46 am6:52 pm12:05:28−2:5412:49 pm (46.5°)93.258
Sep 246:47 am6:50 pm12:02:33−2:5412:49 pm (46.1°)93.231
Sep 256:48 am6:48 pm11:59:39−2:5412:48 pm (45.7°)93.204
Sep 266:49 am6:46 pm11:56:44−2:5412:48 pm (45.3°)93.178
* All times are local time for Madison. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 8:30 am in Madison.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Today's Moon in Madison

Year 2020 Moon Phases

Moon in Madison - Next 7 days

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2020Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 2010:33 am9:08 pm-3:55 pm(32.3°)225,83616.6%
Sep 2111:50 am9:44 pm-4:51 pm(27.5°)228,46926.7%
Sep 221:04 pm10:26 pm-5:48 pm(24.1°)231,58837.7%
Sep 232:13 pm11:15 pm-6:45 pm(22.1°)234,90749.1%
Sep 243:13 pm--7:42 pm(21.7°)238,18660.3%
Sep 25-12:11 am4:05 pm8:37 pm(22.7°)241,25170.5%
Sep 26-1:12 am4:47 pm9:29 pm(25.1°)243,99479.6%
* All times are local time for Madison. 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 Madison This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Sep 20, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 8:50 amSun 7:40 pmSun 2:15 pmDifficult to see
VenusSun 3:06 amSun 5:14 pmSun 10:10 amGood visibility
MarsSun 8:14 pmMon 9:08 amMon 2:41 amPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 3:41 pmMon 12:42 amSun 8:12 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 4:08 pmMon 1:22 amSun 8:45 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSun 8:28 pmMon 10:24 amMon 3:26 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 6:35 pmMon 6:00 amMon 12:17 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Madison.

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