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

Moon: 86.0%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: May 25, 2018 at 1:26:46 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:46 am 62° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:19 pm 298° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 4:36 pm 95° East
Moonset Today: 3:51 am 268° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 32 minutes (+1m 23s)

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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

1:26 pm

Altitude

71.7°

Heading

198° S

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 32m 38s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 23s

Winter: +5h 4m

Summer: -19m 10s

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 – 3:55 am
Astro. Twilight3:55 am – 4:38 am
Nautical Twilight4:38 am – 5:16 am
Civil Twilight5:16 am – 5:46 am
Daylight5:46 am – 8:19 pm
Civil Twilight8:19 pm – 8:50 pm
Nautical Twilight8:50 pm – 9:28 pm
Astro. Twilight9:28 pm – 10:11 pm
Night10:11 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Sacramento - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 255:46 am8:19 pm14:32:38+1:231:02 pm (72.5°)94.155
May 265:46 am8:20 pm14:34:00+1:211:03 pm (72.6°)94.171
May 275:45 am8:21 pm14:35:18+1:181:03 pm (72.8°)94.187
May 285:45 am8:21 pm14:36:35+1:161:03 pm (73.0°)94.202
May 295:44 am8:22 pm14:37:48+1:131:03 pm (73.1°)94.218
May 305:44 am8:23 pm14:38:59+1:101:03 pm (73.3°)94.233
May 315:43 am8:23 pm14:40:07+1:071:03 pm (73.4°)94.248
* 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

1:26 pm

Altitude

-35.2°

Heading

63° NE

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

86.0%

Moon in Sacramento - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 25-3:51 am4:36 pm10:33 pm(45.5°)241,15888.6%
May 26-4:23 am5:37 pm11:19 pm(41.1°)243,36594.4%
May 27-4:55 am6:38 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
May 28-5:29 am7:37 pm12:06 am(37.2°)245,44698.1%
May 29-6:06 am8:34 pm12:53 am(34.0°)247,36199.8%
May 30-6:46 am9:29 pm1:42 am(31.7°)249,05199.3%
May 31-7:30 am10:20 pm2:30 am(30.3°)250,43196.9%
* 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, Fri, May 25, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 5:10 amFri 7:11 pmFri 12:10 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 7:54 amFri 10:56 pmFri 3:25 pmGood visibility
MarsSat 12:28 amSat 10:04 amSat 5:16 amPerfect visibility
JupiterFri 6:36 pmSat 4:58 amFri 11:47 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 10:38 pmSat 8:10 amSat 3:24 amPerfect visibility
UranusFri 4:09 amFri 5:25 pmFri 10:47 amDifficult to see
NeptuneFri 2:22 amFri 1:46 pmFri 8:04 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Sacramento.

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