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

Moon: 91.3%
Waxing Gibbous
Current Time: May 20, 2024 at 10:01:29 am
Sunrise Today: 5:56 am 64° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:16 pm 297° Northwest
Moonrise Today: 5:41 pm 106° East
Moonset Today: 4:08 am 258° West
Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 21 minutes (+1m 31s)
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Today's Sun Position in Richmond

Time:10:01 am
Altitude:46.5°
Direction:100° E
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 14h 20m 35s (May 20, 2024)

1 minute, 31 seconds longer than yesterday (May 19, 2024)

4 hours, 46 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2023)

24 minutes, 52 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2023)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Richmond Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:09 am
Astro. Twilight4:09 am – 4:49 am
Nautical Twilight4:49 am – 5:26 am
Civil Twilight5:26 am – 5:56 am
Daylight5:56 am – 8:16 pm
Civil Twilight8:16 pm – 8:46 pm
Nautical Twilight8:46 pm – 9:23 pm
Astro. Twilight9:23 pm – 10:03 pm
Night10:03 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Richmond - Next 7 Days

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2024Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
May 205:56 am8:16 pm14:20:35+1:311:06 pm (72.7°)94.072
May 215:55 am8:17 pm14:22:04+1:281:06 pm (72.9°)94.090
May 225:54 am8:18 pm14:23:31+1:261:06 pm (73.0°)94.107
May 235:54 am8:19 pm14:24:55+1:241:06 pm (73.2°)94.125
May 245:53 am8:20 pm14:26:17+1:211:06 pm (73.4°)94.142
May 255:53 am8:20 pm14:27:37+1:191:06 pm (73.6°)94.159
May 265:52 am8:21 pm14:28:54+1:171:06 pm (73.8°)94.176
* 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 2024 Moon Phases

Moon in Richmond - Next 7 days

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2024Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 20-4:08 am5:41 pm11:11 pm(38.0°)247,93294.1%
May 21-4:32 am6:43 pm11:55 pm(32.9°)245,86297.9%
May 22-5:00 am7:48 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
May 23-5:34 am8:55 pm12:44 am(28.5°)243,59399.8%
May 24-6:15 am10:00 pm1:37 am(25.3°)241,26699.4%
May 25-7:05 am11:00 pm2:33 am(23.5°)238,99996.7%
May 26-8:05 am11:53 pm3:32 am(23.4°)236,87191.6%
* 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, Mon, May 20, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 4:58 amMon 6:13 pmMon 11:35 amDifficult to see
VenusMon 5:46 amMon 7:54 pmMon 12:50 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsMon 3:55 amMon 4:30 pmMon 10:12 amAverage visibility
JupiterTue 5:53 amTue 8:02 pmTue 12:58 pmExtremely difficult to see
SaturnMon 2:51 amMon 2:16 pmMon 8:34 amAverage visibility
UranusMon 5:38 amMon 7:40 pmMon 12:39 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneMon 3:17 amMon 3:12 pmMon 9:14 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Richmond.

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