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Moon: 70.9%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Oct 18, 2018 at 5:28:31 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:21 am 102° East
Sunset Today: 6:27 pm 258° West


Moonrise Today: 3:42 pm 111° Southeast
Moonset Today: 1:23 am 247° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 6 minutes (-2m 19s)

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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

5:28 pm

Altitude

10.5°

Heading

249° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

11h 6m 51s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 19s

Winter: +1h 33m

Summer: -3h 40m

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 – 5:53 am
Astro. Twilight5:53 am – 6:24 am
Nautical Twilight6:24 am – 6:54 am
Civil Twilight6:54 am – 7:21 am
Daylight7:21 am – 6:27 pm
Civil Twilight6:27 pm – 6:54 pm
Nautical Twilight6:54 pm – 7:24 pm
Astro. Twilight7:24 pm – 7:55 pm
Night7:55 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in San Francisco - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 187:21 am6:27 pm11:06:51−2:1912:54 pm (42.4°)92.603
Oct 197:22 am6:26 pm11:04:33−2:1812:54 pm (42.1°)92.577
Oct 207:23 am6:25 pm11:02:15−2:1712:54 pm (41.7°)92.550
Oct 217:24 am6:23 pm10:59:58−2:1712:54 pm (41.3°)92.524
Oct 227:24 am6:22 pm10:57:41−2:1612:54 pm (41.0°)92.498
Oct 237:25 am6:21 pm10:55:25−2:1512:53 pm (40.6°)92.472
Oct 247:26 am6:20 pm10:53:10−2:1512:53 pm (40.3°)92.447
* 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

5:28 pm

Altitude

17.1°

Heading

128° SE

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

70.9%

Moon in San Francisco - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 18-1:23 am3:42 pm8:58 pm(35.7°)250,45972.1%
Oct 19-2:19 am4:16 pm9:43 pm(39.1°)249,05180.5%
Oct 20-3:16 am4:48 pm10:28 pm(43.1°)247,05387.7%
Oct 21-4:14 am5:18 pm11:12 pm(47.6°)244,64993.6%
Oct 22-5:13 am5:48 pm11:57 pm(52.3°)242,04197.6%
Oct 23-6:14 am6:18 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Oct 24-7:16 am6:51 pm12:43 am(57.2°)239,42899.7%
* 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, Thu, Oct 18, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:53 amThu 7:09 pmThu 2:01 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 8:31 amFri 6:19 pmFri 1:25 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 3:30 pmFri 1:29 amThu 8:29 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 9:51 amThu 7:56 pmThu 2:54 pmAverage visiblity
SaturnThu 12:50 pmThu 10:23 pmThu 5:37 pmAverage visiblity
UranusThu 6:36 pmFri 7:51 amFri 1:13 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 4:42 pmFri 4:01 amThu 10:21 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for San Francisco.

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