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Richmond, VA, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 52.5%
Third Quarter
Current Time: Jul 31, 2021 at 3:18:05 am
Sunrise Today: 6:13 am 66° East
Sunset Today: 8:18 pm 294° Northwest
Moonrise Today: 12:13 am 77° East
Moonset Today: 1:47 pm 286° West
Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 5 minutes (-1m 46s)
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Today's Sun Position in Richmond

Time:3:18 am
Altitude:-27.3°
Direction:33° NE
Phase:Night

Day length today: 14h 5m 17s (Jul 31, 2021)

1 minute, 46 seconds shorter than yesterday (Jul 30, 2021)

4 hours, 31 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2020)

40 minutes, 10 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2021)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Richmond Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:30 am
Astro. Twilight4:30 am – 5:08 am
Nautical Twilight5:08 am – 5:44 am
Civil Twilight5:44 am – 6:13 am
Daylight6:13 am – 8:18 pm
Civil Twilight8:18 pm – 8:47 pm
Nautical Twilight8:47 pm – 9:22 pm
Astro. Twilight9:22 pm – 10:01 pm
Night10:01 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Richmond - Next 7 Days

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Jul 316:13 am8:18 pm14:05:17−1:461:16 pm (70.5°)94.353
Aug 16:14 am8:17 pm14:03:29−1:471:16 pm (70.3°)94.342
Aug 26:14 am8:16 pm14:01:39−1:491:15 pm (70.0°)94.330
Aug 36:15 am8:15 pm13:59:48−1:511:15 pm (69.8°)94.318
Aug 46:16 am8:14 pm13:57:55−1:521:15 pm (69.5°)94.306
Aug 56:17 am8:13 pm13:56:01−1:541:15 pm (69.2°)94.293
Aug 66:18 am8:12 pm13:54:05−1:551:15 pm (69.0°)94.280
* All times are local time for Richmond. 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 Richmond

Year 2021 Moon Phases

Moon in Richmond - Next 7 days

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2021Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 3112:13 am1:47 pm-6:56 am(63.5°)249,94351.1%
Aug 112:40 am2:46 pm-7:39 am(68.1°)251,02241.3%
Aug 21:10 am3:45 pm-8:23 am(72.1°)251,27331.9%
Aug 31:44 am4:43 pm-9:10 am(75.2°)250,73123.2%
Aug 42:23 am5:40 pm-10:00 am(77.2°)249,48715.4%
Aug 53:09 am6:33 pm-10:51 am(78.0°)247,6808.9%
Aug 64:03 am7:22 pm-11:44 am(77.4°)245,4804.0%
* All times are local time for Richmond. 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 Richmond This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Jul 31, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 6:04 amSat 8:22 pmSat 1:13 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusSat 8:56 amSat 9:54 pmSat 3:25 pmGood visibility
MarsSat 8:05 amSat 9:25 pmSat 2:45 pmDifficult to see
JupiterFri 9:19 pmSat 8:04 amSat 2:42 amPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 8:22 pmSat 6:28 amSat 1:25 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 12:29 amSat 2:14 pmSat 7:21 amDifficult to see
NeptuneFri 10:18 pmSat 9:58 amSat 4:08 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Richmond.

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