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

Moon: 99.4%
Waxing Gibbous
Current Time: Jan 27, 2021 at 8:17:16 pm
Sunrise Today: 7:15 am 115° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:56 pm 245° West
Moonrise Today: 3:45 pm 56° Northeast
Moonset Today: 6:48 am 305° Northwest
Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 41 minutes (+2m 19s)
Location of Rapid CityLocation

Today's Sun Position in Rapid City

Time:8:17 pm
Altitude:-36.0°
Direction:280° W
Phase:Night

Day length today: 9h 41m 23s (Jan 27, 2021)

2 minutes, 19 seconds longer than yesterday (Jan 26, 2021)

48 minutes, 41 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2020)

5 hours, 48 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Rapid City Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:35 am
Astro. Twilight5:35 am – 6:09 am
Nautical Twilight6:09 am – 6:44 am
Civil Twilight6:44 am – 7:15 am
Daylight7:15 am – 4:56 pm
Civil Twilight4:56 pm – 5:27 pm
Nautical Twilight5:27 pm – 6:02 pm
Astro. Twilight6:02 pm – 6:36 pm
Night6:36 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Rapid City - Next 7 Days

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Jan 277:15 am4:56 pm9:41:24+2:1912:05 pm (27.7°)91.537
Jan 287:14 am4:58 pm9:43:45+2:2112:05 pm (28.0°)91.549
Jan 297:13 am4:59 pm9:46:09+2:2312:06 pm (28.2°)91.560
Jan 307:12 am5:00 pm9:48:35+2:2512:06 pm (28.5°)91.573
Jan 317:11 am5:02 pm9:51:03+2:2712:06 pm (28.8°)91.586
Feb 17:09 am5:03 pm9:53:33+2:2912:06 pm (29.1°)91.600
Feb 27:08 am5:04 pm9:56:04+2:3112:06 pm (29.4°)91.614
* All times are local time for Rapid City. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Rapid City

Year 2021 Moon Phases

Moon in Rapid City - Next 7 days

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2021Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 27-6:48 am3:45 pm11:42 pm(68.7°)238,37099.6%
Jan 28-7:32 am4:53 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Jan 29-8:10 am6:05 pm12:37 am(65.7°)235,86599.5%
Jan 30-8:42 am7:19 pm1:30 am(61.4°)233,74997.0%
Jan 31-9:10 am8:33 pm2:21 am(56.1°)232,10891.8%
Feb 1-9:35 am9:47 pm3:10 am(50.2°)230,96084.4%
Feb 2-10:00 am11:01 pm3:59 am(44.0°)230,27474.9%
* All times are local time for Rapid City. 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, Wed, Jan 27, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 7:55 amThu 6:28 pmThu 1:11 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 6:35 amThu 3:42 pmThu 11:08 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 10:45 amThu 1:01 amWed 5:53 pmAverage visibility
JupiterThu 7:19 amThu 4:55 pmThu 12:07 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
SaturnThu 7:06 amThu 4:32 pmThu 11:49 amExtremely difficult to see
UranusWed 10:45 amThu 12:36 amWed 5:41 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 9:03 amWed 8:26 pmWed 2:45 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Rapid City.

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