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Flag for USA Sacramento, CA, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 98.1%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Oct 23, 2018 at 3:25:23 am


Sunrise Today: 7:23 am 104° East
Sunset Today: 6:16 pm 256° West


Moonrise Today: 6:14 pm 85° East
Moonset Today: 6:10 am 272° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 53 minutes (-2m 19s)

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Today's Sun Position in Sacramento

The Sun's altitude in Sacramento 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

3:25 am

Altitude

-46.2°

Heading

62° NE

Position

Night

Day length

10h 53m 22s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 19s

Winter: +1h 25m

Summer: -3h 58m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Sacramento Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Sacramento 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 – 5:54 am
Astro. Twilight5:54 am – 6:25 am
Nautical Twilight6:25 am – 6:56 am
Civil Twilight6:56 am – 7:23 am
Daylight7:23 am – 6:16 pm
Civil Twilight6:16 pm – 6:43 pm
Nautical Twilight6:43 pm – 7:14 pm
Astro. Twilight7:14 pm – 7:45 pm
Night7:45 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Sacramento - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 237:23 am6:16 pm10:53:22−2:1912:50 pm (39.8°)92.472
Oct 247:24 am6:15 pm10:51:03−2:1912:50 pm (39.5°)92.447
Oct 257:25 am6:14 pm10:48:44−2:1812:49 pm (39.2°)92.421
Oct 267:26 am6:12 pm10:46:27−2:1712:49 pm (38.8°)92.397
Oct 277:27 am6:11 pm10:44:10−2:1612:49 pm (38.5°)92.372
Oct 287:28 am6:10 pm10:41:54−2:1512:49 pm (38.1°)92.347
Oct 297:29 am6:09 pm10:39:39−2:1412:49 pm (37.8°)92.323
* All times are local time for Sacramento. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 209:15 am
June SolsticeJun 213:07 am
September EquinoxSep 226:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 212:23 pm
* All times are local Sacramento time.

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Today's Moon in Sacramento

The Moon's path in Sacramento 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 2018 Moon Phases

3:25 am

Altitude

29.4°

Heading

245° SW

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

98.1%

Moon in Sacramento - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 23-6:10 am6:14 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Oct 24-7:13 am6:46 pm12:39 am(56.4°)239,43599.6%
Oct 25-8:17 am7:21 pm1:27 am(61.1°)236,99499.3%
Oct 26-9:23 am8:01 pm2:18 am(65.3°)234,86096.5%
Oct 27-10:29 am8:46 pm3:12 am(68.8°)233,11291.2%
Oct 28-11:34 am9:38 pm4:08 am(71.3°)231,78083.6%
Oct 29-12:35 pm10:36 pm5:06 am(72.4°)230,84874.0%
* All times are local time for Sacramento. 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 Sacramento This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Oct 23, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 9:09 amTue 7:03 pmTue 2:06 pmDifficult to see
VenusTue 8:01 amTue 5:54 pmTue 12:57 pmNot visible
MarsTue 3:15 pmWed 1:18 amTue 8:16 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 9:35 amTue 7:34 pmTue 2:35 pmAverage visiblity
SaturnTue 12:30 pmTue 9:59 pmTue 5:15 pmAverage visiblity
UranusMon 6:15 pmTue 7:31 amTue 12:53 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 4:19 pmWed 3:37 amTue 9:58 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Sacramento.

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