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Flag for USA Rapid City, SD, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 30.4%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Jun 28, 2017 at 8:12:41 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:12 am 56° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:40 pm 304° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 10:33 am 77° East


Daylight Hours: 15 hours, 27 minutes (-30s)

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Today's Sun Position in Rapid City

The Sun's altitude in Rapid City 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

8:12 pm

Altitude

3.6°

Heading

300° NW

Position

Daylight

Day length

15h 27m 44s

Change since

Yesterday: -30s

Winter: +6h 35m

Summer: -2m 3s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Rapid City Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Rapid City 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 – 2:47 am
Astro. Twilight2:47 am – 3:48 am
Nautical Twilight3:48 am – 4:35 am
Civil Twilight4:35 am – 5:12 am
Daylight5:12 am – 8:40 pm
Civil Twilight8:40 pm – 9:16 pm
Nautical Twilight9:16 pm – 10:03 pm
Astro. Twilight10:03 pm – 11:04 pm
Night11:04 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Rapid City - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JunSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jun 285:12 am8:40 pm15:27:44−0:3012:56 pm (69.2°)94.501
Jun 295:12 am8:39 pm15:27:10−0:3412:56 pm (69.1°)94.503
Jun 305:13 am8:39 pm15:26:31−0:3812:56 pm (69.0°)94.504
Jul 15:13 am8:39 pm15:25:49−0:4212:56 pm (69.0°)94.505
Jul 25:14 am8:39 pm15:25:02−0:4612:57 pm (68.9°)94.506
Jul 35:14 am8:39 pm15:24:12−0:5012:57 pm (68.8°)94.506
Jul 45:15 am8:38 pm15:23:17−0:5412:57 pm (68.7°)94.506
* All times are local time for Rapid City. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 204:29 am
June SolsticeJun 2010:24 pm
September EquinoxSep 222:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 219:28 am
* All times are local Rapid City time.

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Today's Moon in Rapid City

The Moon's path in Rapid City 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

8:12 pm

Altitude

38.3°

Heading

237° SW

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

30.4%

Moon in Rapid City - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JunMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jun 2810:33 am--5:22 pm(53.6°)236,57129.3%
Jun 29-12:02 am11:39 am6:10 pm(49.2°)240,46939.7%
Jun 30-12:32 am12:42 pm6:56 pm(44.8°)244,01550.2%
Jul 1-1:00 am1:44 pm7:40 pm(40.6°)247,01860.3%
Jul 2-1:28 am2:44 pm8:24 pm(36.7°)249,36169.9%
Jul 3-1:56 am3:43 pm9:08 pm(33.1°)250,99978.5%
Jul 4-2:26 am4:41 pm9:52 pm(30.2°)251,94085.9%
* All times are local time for Rapid City. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Rapid City This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Jun 28, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:45 amWed 9:23 pmWed 1:34 pmDifficult to see
VenusThu 2:42 amThu 5:00 pmThu 9:51 amGood visibility
MarsWed 5:50 amWed 9:16 pmWed 1:34 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterWed 1:30 pmThu 1:02 amWed 7:16 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 7:23 pmThu 4:25 amWed 11:54 pmPerfect visibility
UranusThu 1:24 amThu 2:49 pmThu 8:06 amDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 11:50 pmThu 10:59 amThu 5:25 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Rapid City.

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