Home   Sun & Moon   USA   Raleigh

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

Moon: 23.2%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 17, 2017 at 7:48:10 am


Sunrise Today: 6:35 am 73° East
Sunset Today: 8:01 pm 287° West


Moonrise Today: 2:10 am 67° East
Moonset Today: 4:37 pm 294° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 26 minutes (-1m 59s)

Location of RaleighLocation

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

7:48 am

Altitude

13.7°

Heading

83° E

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 26m 11s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 59s

Winter: +3h 42m

Summer: -1h 8m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Raleigh 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

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 – 5:01 am
Astro. Twilight5:01 am – 5:35 am
Nautical Twilight5:35 am – 6:08 am
Civil Twilight6:08 am – 6:35 am
Daylight6:35 am – 8:01 pm
Civil Twilight8:01 pm – 8:28 pm
Nautical Twilight8:28 pm – 9:00 pm
Astro. Twilight9:00 pm – 9:34 pm
Night9:34 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Raleigh - Next 7 Days

Scroll right to see more
2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 176:35 am8:01 pm13:26:11−1:591:18 pm (67.4°)94.102
Aug 186:35 am8:00 pm13:24:10−2:001:18 pm (67.1°)94.084
Aug 196:36 am7:58 pm13:22:09−2:011:18 pm (66.8°)94.066
Aug 206:37 am7:57 pm13:20:06−2:021:17 pm (66.4°)94.048
Aug 216:38 am7:56 pm13:18:03−2:031:17 pm (66.1°)94.029
Aug 226:39 am7:55 pm13:15:59−2:031:17 pm (65.8°)94.010
Aug 236:39 am7:53 pm13:13:54−2:041:17 pm (65.4°)93.990
* All times are local time for Raleigh. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Partial Solar Eclipse visible in Raleigh on Aug 21

See full month's Sun

Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

Scroll right to see more
2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 206:29 am
June SolsticeJun 2112:24 am
September EquinoxSep 224:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 2111:28 am
* All times are local Raleigh time.

Sun Articles

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 2017 Moon Phases

7:48 am

Altitude

63.4°

Heading

124° SE

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

23.2%

Moon in Raleigh - Next 7 days

Scroll right to see more
2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 172:10 am4:37 pm-9:22 am(73.0°)227,81422.6%
Aug 183:07 am5:37 pm-10:22 am(73.3°)227,49813.2%
Aug 194:09 am6:31 pm-11:22 am(72.1°)227,9116.1%
Aug 205:15 am7:19 pm-12:20 pm(69.7°)229,1211.6%
Aug 216:21 am8:02 pm-1:15 pm(66.3°)231,1030.0%
Aug 227:27 am8:41 pm-2:07 pm(62.2°)233,7441.3%
Aug 238:30 am9:17 pm-2:57 pm(57.7°)236,8425.1%
* All times are local time for Raleigh. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

See full month's Moon

Advertising

Moon Articles

Planets Visible in the Sky in Raleigh This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Aug 17, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 7:59 amThu 8:22 pmThu 2:10 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusThu 3:46 amThu 6:03 pmThu 10:55 amGood visibility
MarsThu 6:01 amThu 7:44 pmThu 12:53 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterThu 10:59 amThu 10:25 pmThu 4:42 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 3:55 pmFri 1:45 amThu 8:50 pmPerfect visibility
UranusWed 10:45 pmThu 11:49 amThu 5:17 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 8:50 pmThu 8:11 amThu 2:31 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Raleigh.

More about the planets visible in the night sky in Raleigh