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Moon: 53.1%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Apr 22, 2018 at 8:56:55 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:24 am 74° East
Sunset Today: 7:51 pm 287° West


Moonrise Today: 12:18 pm 66° East
Moonset Today: 1:59 am 295° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 27 minutes (+2m 14s)

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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

8:56 pm

Altitude

-12.7°

Heading

297° NW

Position

Astronomical Twilight

Day length

13h 27m 2s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 14s

Winter: +3h 54m

Summer: -1h 19m

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 – 4:49 am
Astro. Twilight4:49 am – 5:24 am
Nautical Twilight5:24 am – 5:57 am
Civil Twilight5:57 am – 6:24 am
Daylight6:24 am – 7:51 pm
Civil Twilight7:51 pm – 8:19 pm
Nautical Twilight8:19 pm – 8:52 pm
Astro. Twilight8:52 pm – 9:27 pm
Night9:27 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in San Francisco - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 226:24 am7:51 pm13:27:02+2:141:08 pm (64.6°)93.449
Apr 236:23 am7:52 pm13:29:15+2:131:07 pm (64.9°)93.473
Apr 246:22 am7:53 pm13:31:27+2:121:07 pm (65.3°)93.497
Apr 256:21 am7:54 pm13:33:38+2:111:07 pm (65.6°)93.522
Apr 266:19 am7:55 pm13:35:49+2:101:07 pm (65.9°)93.546
Apr 276:18 am7:56 pm13:37:58+2:091:07 pm (66.2°)93.570
Apr 286:17 am7:57 pm13:40:06+2:081:07 pm (66.6°)93.594
* 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

8:56 pm

Altitude

63.7°

Heading

226° SW

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

53.1%

Moon in San Francisco - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 22-1:59 am12:18 pm7:36 pm(70.3°)230,32552.4%
Apr 23-2:49 am1:24 pm8:32 pm(67.4°)231,39764.0%
Apr 24-3:33 am2:30 pm9:25 pm(63.5°)232,72774.7%
Apr 25-4:12 am3:36 pm10:16 pm(59.0°)234,30184.0%
Apr 26-4:47 am4:41 pm11:05 pm(54.2°)236,11291.3%
Apr 27-5:20 am5:45 pm11:53 pm(49.3°)238,14996.4%
Apr 28-5:53 am6:48 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
* 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, Apr 22, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:28 amMon 5:39 pmMon 11:34 amDifficult to see
VenusSun 7:38 amSun 9:57 pmSun 2:47 pmFairly good visibility
MarsMon 1:44 amMon 11:16 amMon 6:30 amPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 9:08 pmMon 7:25 amMon 2:17 amPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 12:54 amMon 10:31 amMon 5:43 amPerfect visibility
UranusMon 6:15 amMon 7:25 pmMon 12:50 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneMon 4:29 amMon 3:53 pmMon 10:11 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for San Francisco.

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