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Raleigh, NC, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 90.7%
Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Aug 6, 2020 at 1:13:18 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:26 am 69° East
Sunset Today: 8:13 pm 291° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 10:18 pm 99° East
Moonset Today: 9:07 am 258° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 47 minutes (-1m 48s)

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Today's Sun Position in Raleigh

Time:1:13 pm
Altitude:70.6°
Direction:175° S
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 13h 46m 46s (Aug 6, 2020)

1 minute, 48 seconds shorter than yesterday (Aug 5, 2020)

4 hours, 2 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2019)

48 minutes, 22 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Raleigh Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:49 am
Astro. Twilight4:49 am – 5:25 am
Nautical Twilight5:25 am – 5:58 am
Civil Twilight5:58 am – 6:26 am
Daylight6:26 am – 8:13 pm
Civil Twilight8:13 pm – 8:41 pm
Nautical Twilight8:41 pm – 9:14 pm
Astro. Twilight9:14 pm – 9:50 pm
Night9:50 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Raleigh - Next 7 Days

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Aug 66:26 am8:13 pm13:46:46−1:481:20 pm (70.6°)94.273
Aug 76:27 am8:12 pm13:44:56−1:491:20 pm (70.4°)94.259
Aug 86:28 am8:11 pm13:43:06−1:501:20 pm (70.1°)94.245
Aug 96:29 am8:10 pm13:41:14−1:521:19 pm (69.8°)94.230
Aug 106:29 am8:09 pm13:39:20−1:531:19 pm (69.5°)94.216
Aug 116:30 am8:08 pm13:37:26−1:541:19 pm (69.2°)94.201
Aug 126:31 am8:06 pm13:35:31−1:551:19 pm (68.9°)94.185
* 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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Today's Moon in Raleigh

Year 2020 Moon Phases

Moon in Raleigh - Next 7 days

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2020Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 6-9:07 am10:18 pm3:25 am(43.1°)248,01092.9%
Aug 7-10:04 am10:45 pm4:08 am(47.9°)249,73486.9%
Aug 8-11:00 am11:11 pm4:49 am(53.0°)250,92079.6%
Aug 9-11:56 am11:37 pm5:29 am(58.0°)251,43271.3%
Aug 10-12:51 pm-6:10 am(62.9°)251,17062.1%
Aug 1112:05 am1:48 pm-6:53 am(67.4°)250,08752.5%
Aug 1212:36 am2:46 pm-7:38 am(71.4°)248,19642.6%
* 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, Thu, Aug 6, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:26 amThu 7:40 pmThu 12:33 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 3:05 amThu 5:11 pmThu 10:08 amGreat visibility
MarsThu 11:17 pmFri 11:47 amFri 5:32 amPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 6:41 pmFri 4:27 amThu 11:34 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 7:09 pmFri 5:06 amFri 12:08 amPerfect visibility
UranusThu 12:01 amThu 1:31 pmThu 6:46 amAverage visibility
NeptuneThu 9:48 pmFri 9:24 amFri 3:36 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Raleigh.

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