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

Moon: 70.4%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: May 24, 2019 at 7:54:48 am


Sunrise Today: 6:03 am 63° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:19 pm 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 12:44 am 115° Southeast
Moonset Today: 11:02 am 246° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 16 minutes (+1m 18s)

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Today's Sun Position in Raleigh

Time:7:54 am
Altitude:20.5°
Direction:79° E
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 14h 16m 16s (May 24, 2019)

1 minute, 18 seconds longer than yesterday (May 23, 2019)

4 hours, 32 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

18 minutes, 51 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Raleigh Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:19 am
Astro. Twilight4:19 am – 4:58 am
Nautical Twilight4:58 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 – 9:24 pm
Astro. Twilight9:24 pm – 10:03 pm
Night10:03 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Raleigh - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 246:03 am8:19 pm14:16:16+1:181:11 pm (75.0°)94.134
May 256:02 am8:20 pm14:17:32+1:151:11 pm (75.2°)94.152
May 266:02 am8:21 pm14:18:46+1:131:11 pm (75.4°)94.169
May 276:01 am8:21 pm14:19:58+1:111:11 pm (75.6°)94.186
May 286:01 am8:22 pm14:21:07+1:091:11 pm (75.7°)94.202
May 296:01 am8:23 pm14:22:13+1:061:11 pm (75.9°)94.219
May 306:00 am8:23 pm14:23:17+1:041:12 pm (76.0°)94.234
* 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 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Raleigh - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 2412:44 am11:02 am-5:51 am(33.6°)249,32771.2%
May 251:23 am11:58 am-6:38 am(36.2°)250,62461.8%
May 261:57 am12:53 pm-7:23 am(39.6°)251,11752.2%
May 272:28 am1:49 pm-8:06 am(43.6°)250,76342.4%
May 282:58 am2:45 pm-8:48 am(48.1°)249,59032.9%
May 293:26 am3:41 pm-9:30 am(52.8°)247,68923.9%
May 303:55 am4:39 pm-10:13 am(57.7°)245,21115.8%
* 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, Fri, May 24, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 6:14 amFri 8:41 pmFri 1:27 pmVery difficult to see
VenusFri 5:00 amFri 6:28 pmFri 11:43 amFairly good visibility
MarsFri 8:11 amFri 10:50 pmFri 3:30 pmAverage visibility
JupiterFri 9:34 pmSat 7:20 amSat 2:27 amPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 11:38 pmFri 9:30 amFri 4:34 amPerfect visibility
UranusFri 4:37 amFri 5:54 pmFri 11:15 amVery difficult to see
NeptuneFri 2:40 amFri 2:12 pmFri 8:26 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Raleigh.

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