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

Moon: 33.3%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: May 20, 2018 at 8:54:49 am


Sunrise Today: 5:55 am 64° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:17 pm 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 11:15 am 68° East
Moonset Today: 12:47 am 294° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 21 minutes (+1m 33s)

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Today's Sun Position in San Francisco

The Sun's altitude in San Francisco 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

8:54 am

Altitude

33.3°

Heading

89° E

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 21m 8s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 33s

Winter: +4h 48m

Summer: -25m 44s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in San Francisco Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in San Francisco 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 – 4:08 am
Astro. Twilight4:08 am – 4:49 am
Nautical Twilight4:49 am – 5:26 am
Civil Twilight5:26 am – 5:55 am
Daylight5:55 am – 8:17 pm
Civil Twilight8:17 pm – 8:46 pm
Nautical Twilight8:46 pm – 9:23 pm
Astro. Twilight9:23 pm – 10:04 pm
Night10:04 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in San Francisco - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 205:55 am8:17 pm14:21:08+1:331:06 pm (72.3°)94.070
May 215:55 am8:17 pm14:22:39+1:301:06 pm (72.5°)94.088
May 225:54 am8:18 pm14:24:07+1:281:06 pm (72.7°)94.105
May 235:53 am8:19 pm14:25:34+1:261:06 pm (72.9°)94.122
May 245:53 am8:20 pm14:26:57+1:231:06 pm (73.1°)94.139
May 255:52 am8:21 pm14:28:19+1:211:06 pm (73.3°)94.155
May 265:52 am8:21 pm14:29:38+1:181:06 pm (73.4°)94.171
* All times are local time for San Francisco. 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 San Francisco time.

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Today's Moon in San Francisco

The Moon's path in San Francisco 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

8:54 am

Altitude

-22.6°

Heading

43° NE

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

33.3%

Moon in San Francisco - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 20-12:47 am11:15 am6:28 pm(68.6°)229,56237.7%
May 21-1:34 am12:23 pm7:22 pm(65.0°)231,72349.4%
May 22-2:14 am1:29 pm8:14 pm(60.6°)234,07160.9%
May 23-2:50 am2:34 pm9:03 pm(55.9°)236,47671.6%
May 24-3:24 am3:37 pm9:50 pm(51.0°)238,85680.9%
May 25-3:55 am4:39 pm10:37 pm(46.3°)241,16488.6%
May 26-4:27 am5:40 pm11:23 pm(41.9°)243,37094.4%
* All times are local time for San Francisco. 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 San Francisco This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, May 20, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:10 amSun 6:44 pmSun 11:57 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 7:54 amSun 10:51 pmSun 3:22 pmGood visibility
MarsSun 12:44 amSun 10:24 amSun 5:34 amPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 7:01 pmMon 5:24 amMon 12:13 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 11:01 pmMon 8:37 amMon 3:49 amPerfect visibility
UranusSun 4:32 amSun 5:46 pmSun 11:09 amVery difficult to see
NeptuneSun 2:45 amSun 2:10 pmSun 8:27 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for San Francisco.

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