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

Moon: 6.2%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: May 27, 2017 at 1:39:17 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:15 am 59° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:25 pm 302° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 7:18 am 63° Northeast
Moonset Today: 10:33 pm 297° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 15 hours, 9 minutes (+1m 37s)

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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

1:39 pm

Altitude

65.2°

Heading

208° SW

Position

Daylight

Day length

15h 9m 25s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 37s

Winter: +6h 16m

Summer: -20m 23s

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 – 3:01 am
Astro. Twilight3:01 am – 3:55 am
Nautical Twilight3:55 am – 4:40 am
Civil Twilight4:40 am – 5:15 am
Daylight5:15 am – 8:25 pm
Civil Twilight8:25 pm – 9:00 pm
Nautical Twilight9:00 pm – 9:45 pm
Astro. Twilight9:45 pm – 10:40 pm
Night10:40 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Rapid City - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 275:15 am8:25 pm15:09:25+1:3712:50 pm (67.3°)94.196
May 285:14 am8:25 pm15:10:59+1:3412:50 pm (67.5°)94.212
May 295:14 am8:26 pm15:12:31+1:3112:50 pm (67.7°)94.227
May 305:13 am8:27 pm15:13:58+1:2712:50 pm (67.8°)94.241
May 315:13 am8:28 pm15:15:23+1:2412:50 pm (67.9°)94.255
Jun 15:12 am8:29 pm15:16:43+1:2012:50 pm (68.1°)94.269
Jun 25:12 am8:30 pm15:18:00+1:1712:50 pm (68.2°)94.282
* 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

1:39 pm

Altitude

60.4°

Heading

142° SE

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

6.2%

Moon in Rapid City - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 277:18 am10:33 pm-2:55 pm(64.9°)223,8966.5%
May 288:21 am11:28 pm-3:56 pm(64.3°)226,52613.9%
May 299:27 am--4:55 pm(62.4°)229,89723.3%
May 30-12:16 am10:35 am5:50 pm(59.4°)233,65933.9%
May 31-12:55 am11:42 am6:41 pm(55.8°)237,48544.8%
Jun 1-1:30 am12:47 pm7:28 pm(51.7°)241,10955.7%
Jun 2-2:00 am1:51 pm8:14 pm(47.4°)244,34265.9%
* 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, Sat, May 27, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 4:22 amSat 6:14 pmSat 11:18 amDifficult to see
VenusSat 3:23 amSat 4:19 pmSat 9:51 amGreat visibility
MarsSat 6:21 amSat 9:54 pmSat 2:07 pmDifficult to see
JupiterSat 3:34 pmSun 3:08 amSat 9:21 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 9:39 pmSun 6:41 amSun 2:10 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 3:30 amSat 4:52 pmSat 10:11 amDifficult to see
NeptuneSun 1:56 amSun 1:05 pmSun 7:30 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Rapid City.

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