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Moon: 63.6%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: May 23, 2018 at 5:11:24 am


Sunrise Today: 6:03 am 64° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:19 pm 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 2:32 pm 83° East
Moonset Today: 2:49 am 280° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 15 minutes (+1m 19s)

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Today's Sun Position in Raleigh

The Sun's altitude in Raleigh 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

5:11 am

Altitude

-10.0°

Heading

55° NE

Position

Nautical Twilight

Day length

14h 15m 17s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 19s

Winter: +4h 31m

Summer: -19m 50s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Raleigh Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Raleigh 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 – 4:20 am
Astro. Twilight4:20 am – 4:59 am
Nautical Twilight4:59 am – 5:34 am
Civil Twilight5:34 am – 6:03 am
Daylight6:03 am – 8:19 pm
Civil Twilight8:19 pm – 8:48 pm
Nautical Twilight8:48 pm – 9:23 pm
Astro. Twilight9:23 pm – 10:02 pm
Night10:02 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Raleigh - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 236:03 am8:19 pm14:15:17+1:191:11 pm (74.9°)94.120
May 246:03 am8:19 pm14:16:35+1:171:11 pm (75.1°)94.137
May 256:02 am8:20 pm14:17:50+1:151:11 pm (75.2°)94.153
May 266:02 am8:21 pm14:19:03+1:131:11 pm (75.4°)94.169
May 276:01 am8:22 pm14:20:14+1:101:11 pm (75.6°)94.185
May 286:01 am8:22 pm14:21:22+1:081:11 pm (75.8°)94.201
May 296:00 am8:23 pm14:22:28+1:051:11 pm (75.9°)94.216
* All times are local time for Raleigh. 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 2012:15 pm
June SolsticeJun 216:07 am
September EquinoxSep 229:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 215:23 pm
* All times are local Raleigh time.

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Today's Moon in Raleigh

The Moon's path in Raleigh 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

5:11 am

Altitude

-26.9°

Heading

303° NW

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

63.6%

Moon in Raleigh - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 23-2:49 am2:32 pm9:02 pm(58.5°)236,18470.3%
May 24-3:24 am3:35 pm9:49 pm(53.6°)238,57079.9%
May 25-3:57 am4:36 pm10:36 pm(48.9°)240,88887.8%
May 26-4:29 am5:36 pm11:22 pm(44.4°)243,10893.8%
May 27-5:03 am6:35 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
May 28-5:38 am7:33 pm12:09 am(40.4°)245,20697.8%
May 29-6:15 am8:30 pm12:56 am(37.2°)247,14499.7%
* All times are local time for Raleigh. 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 Raleigh This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, May 23, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:21 amWed 7:01 pmWed 12:11 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 8:09 amWed 10:53 pmWed 3:31 pmGood visibility
MarsWed 12:37 amWed 10:28 amWed 5:32 amPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 6:49 pmThu 5:20 amThu 12:05 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 10:52 pmWed 8:40 amWed 3:46 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 4:29 amWed 5:38 pmWed 11:03 amDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 2:37 amWed 2:05 pmWed 8:21 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Raleigh.

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