Home   Sun & Moon   USA   Palo Alto
Flag for USA

Palo Alto, CA, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 80.6%
Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Apr 4, 2020 at 2:19:24 am


Sunrise Today: 6:48 am 82° East
Sunset Today: 7:34 pm 278° West


Moonrise Today: 3:44 pm 71° East
Moonset Today: 5:01 am 292° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 46 minutes (+2m 22s)

Location of Palo AltoLocation

Today's Sun Position in Palo Alto

Time:2:19 am
Altitude:-43.8°
Direction:24° NE
Phase:Night

Day length today: 12h 45m 53s (Apr 4, 2020)

2 minutes, 22 seconds longer than yesterday (Apr 3, 2020)

3 hours, 11 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2019)

1 hour, 58 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2019)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Palo Alto Today

12 am
2 am
4 am
6 am
8 am
10 am
12 pm
2 pm
4 pm
6 pm
8 pm
10 pm
Night12:00 am – 5:18 am
Astro. Twilight5:18 am – 5:51 am
Nautical Twilight5:51 am – 6:22 am
Civil Twilight6:22 am – 6:48 am
Daylight6:48 am – 7:34 pm
Civil Twilight7:34 pm – 8:01 pm
Nautical Twilight8:01 pm – 8:32 pm
Astro. Twilight8:32 pm – 9:04 pm
Night9:04 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Palo Alto - Next 7 Days

Scroll right to see more
2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 46:48 am7:34 pm12:45:53+2:221:11 pm (58.7°)92.989
Apr 56:47 am7:35 pm12:48:15+2:211:11 pm (59.1°)93.016
Apr 66:45 am7:36 pm12:50:37+2:211:10 pm (59.4°)93.042
Apr 76:44 am7:37 pm12:52:58+2:211:10 pm (59.8°)93.069
Apr 86:42 am7:38 pm12:55:18+2:201:10 pm (60.2°)93.095
Apr 96:41 am7:39 pm12:57:39+2:201:10 pm (60.5°)93.122
Apr 106:40 am7:40 pm12:59:59+2:191:09 pm (60.9°)93.149
* All times are local time for Palo Alto. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

See full month's Sun


Today's Moon in Palo Alto

Year 2020 Moon Phases

Moon in Palo Alto - Next 7 days

Scroll right to see more
2020Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 4-5:01 am3:44 pm10:47 pm(65.9°)225,40987.8%
Apr 5-5:40 am4:58 pm11:42 pm(60.2°)223,08394.7%
Apr 6-6:16 am6:12 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Apr 7-6:50 am7:27 pm12:36 am(53.9°)221,89098.8%
Apr 8-7:24 am8:41 pm1:30 am(47.5°)221,99399.7%
Apr 9-8:00 am9:55 pm2:25 am(41.4°)223,39997.4%
Apr 10-8:39 am11:08 pm3:20 am(36.1°)225,95392.0%
* All times are local time for Palo Alto. 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.

See full month's Moon

Planets Visible in the Sky in Palo Alto This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Apr 4, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:58 amSat 5:28 pmSat 11:42 amDifficult to see
VenusSat 8:42 amSat 11:30 pmSat 4:06 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 3:42 amSat 1:35 pmSat 8:38 amAverage visibility
JupiterSat 3:08 amSat 12:55 pmSat 8:02 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 3:29 amSat 1:25 pmSat 8:27 amAverage visibility
UranusSat 7:44 amSat 9:09 pmSat 2:26 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSat 5:51 amSat 5:23 pmSat 11:37 amExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Palo Alto.

More about the planets visible in the night sky in Palo Alto