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

Moon: 1.6%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jul 22, 2017 at 3:08:49 am


Sunrise Today: 5:30 am 60° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:27 pm 299° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 4:43 am 63° Northeast
Moonset Today: 7:53 pm 296° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 56 minutes (-1m 55s)

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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

3:08 am

Altitude

-19.2°

Heading

32° NE

Position

Night

Day length

14h 56m 44s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 55s

Winter: +6h 4m

Summer: -33m 4s

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 – 3:21 am
Astro. Twilight3:21 am – 4:12 am
Nautical Twilight4:12 am – 4:56 am
Civil Twilight4:56 am – 5:30 am
Daylight5:30 am – 8:27 pm
Civil Twilight8:27 pm – 9:01 pm
Nautical Twilight9:01 pm – 9:44 pm
Astro. Twilight9:44 pm – 10:36 pm
Night10:36 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Rapid City - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 225:30 am8:27 pm14:56:44−1:5512:59 pm (66.0°)94.440
Jul 235:31 am8:26 pm14:54:46−1:5812:59 pm (65.8°)94.432
Jul 245:32 am8:25 pm14:52:45−2:0012:59 pm (65.6°)94.424
Jul 255:33 am8:24 pm14:50:42−2:0312:59 pm (65.4°)94.415
Jul 265:34 am8:23 pm14:48:36−2:0512:59 pm (65.2°)94.405
Jul 275:35 am8:22 pm14:46:28−2:0812:59 pm (65.0°)94.395
Jul 285:36 am8:21 pm14:44:17−2:1012:59 pm (64.7°)94.384
* 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

3:08 am

Altitude

-14.0°

Heading

46° NE

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

1.6%

Moon in Rapid City - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 224:43 am7:53 pm-12:20 pm(64.4°)225,0130.7%
Jul 235:51 am8:42 pm-1:20 pm(62.5°)226,6410.2%
Jul 247:01 am9:24 pm-2:17 pm(59.5°)229,2192.9%
Jul 258:12 am10:00 pm-3:11 pm(55.6°)232,5088.1%
Jul 269:21 am10:32 pm-4:01 pm(51.3°)236,20115.5%
Jul 2710:27 am11:01 pm-4:49 pm(46.8°)239,97024.3%
Jul 2811:31 am11:30 pm-5:35 pm(42.4°)243,51633.9%
* 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, Jul 22, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 7:48 amSat 9:37 pmSat 2:43 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 2:35 amSat 5:38 pmSat 10:06 amGood visibility
MarsSat 5:35 amSat 8:35 pmSat 1:05 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
JupiterSat 12:07 pmSat 11:31 pmSat 5:49 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 5:42 pmSun 2:45 amSat 10:14 pmPerfect visibility
UranusFri 11:54 pmSat 1:20 pmSat 6:37 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 10:19 pmSat 9:27 amSat 3:53 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Rapid City.

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