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

Moon: 59.5%
Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Apr 2, 2020 at 1:38:03 am


Sunrise Today: 6:31 am 82° East
Sunset Today: 7:21 pm 278° West


Moonrise Today: 12:45 pm 58° Northeast
Moonset Today: 3:33 am 303° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 51 minutes (+3m 1s)

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Today's Sun Position in Rapid City

Time:1:38 am
Altitude:-39.9°
Direction:14° N
Phase:Night

Day length today: 12h 50m 36s (Apr 2, 2020)

3 minutes, 1 second longer than yesterday (Apr 1, 2020)

3 hours, 57 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2019)

2 hours, 39 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2019)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Rapid City Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:51 am
Astro. Twilight4:51 am – 5:27 am
Nautical Twilight5:27 am – 6:02 am
Civil Twilight6:02 am – 6:31 am
Daylight6:31 am – 7:21 pm
Civil Twilight7:21 pm – 7:51 pm
Nautical Twilight7:51 pm – 8:26 pm
Astro. Twilight8:26 pm – 9:02 pm
Night9:02 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Rapid City - Next 7 Days

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 26:31 am7:21 pm12:50:36+3:0112:56 pm (51.3°)92.935
Apr 36:29 am7:23 pm12:53:37+3:0012:55 pm (51.6°)92.962
Apr 46:27 am7:24 pm12:56:37+3:0012:55 pm (52.0°)92.988
Apr 56:25 am7:25 pm12:59:37+2:5912:55 pm (52.4°)93.014
Apr 66:24 am7:26 pm13:02:37+2:5912:55 pm (52.8°)93.041
Apr 76:22 am7:28 pm13:05:36+2:5912:54 pm (53.1°)93.067
Apr 86:20 am7:29 pm13:08:35+2:5812:54 pm (53.5°)93.094
* All times are local time for Rapid City. 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 Rapid City

Year 2020 Moon Phases

Moon in Rapid City - Next 7 days

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2020Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 2-3:33 am12:45 pm8:36 pm(67.2°)232,47167.9%
Apr 3-4:19 am1:55 pm9:32 pm(64.0°)228,76978.3%
Apr 4-4:58 am3:11 pm10:28 pm(59.4°)225,55787.4%
Apr 5-5:33 am4:29 pm11:23 pm(53.8°)223,17994.4%
Apr 6-6:04 am5:49 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Apr 7-6:33 am7:09 pm12:18 am(47.6°)221,92298.7%
Apr 8-7:02 am8:29 pm1:12 am(41.1°)221,95599.8%
* All times are local time for Rapid City. 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 Rapid City This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Apr 2, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:48 amThu 5:01 pmThu 11:24 amDifficult to see
VenusThu 8:07 amThu 11:35 pmThu 3:50 pmGreat visibility
MarsThu 3:47 amThu 1:02 pmThu 8:25 amAverage visibility
JupiterThu 3:19 amThu 12:27 pmThu 7:53 amFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 3:39 amThu 12:59 pmThu 8:19 amAverage visibility
UranusThu 7:25 amThu 9:12 pmThu 2:18 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneThu 5:47 amThu 5:11 pmThu 11:29 amExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Rapid City.

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