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Moon: 92.5%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 22, 2018 at 12:31:28 am


Sunrise Today: 6:57 am 89° East
Sunset Today: 7:06 pm 271° West


Moonrise Today: 6:16 pm 105° East
Moonset Today: 4:30 am 253° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 8 minutes (-2m 24s)

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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

12:31 am

Altitude

-51.3°

Heading

348° N

Position

Night

Day length

12h 8m 48s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 24s

Winter: +2h 35m

Summer: -2h 38m

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 – 5:29 am
Astro. Twilight5:29 am – 6:00 am
Nautical Twilight6:00 am – 6:31 am
Civil Twilight6:31 am – 6:57 am
Daylight6:57 am – 7:06 pm
Civil Twilight7:06 pm – 7:32 pm
Nautical Twilight7:32 pm – 8:03 pm
Astro. Twilight8:03 pm – 8:34 pm
Night8:34 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in San Francisco - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 226:57 am7:06 pm12:08:48−2:241:02 pm (52.3°)93.291
Sep 236:58 am7:04 pm12:06:23−2:241:01 pm (51.9°)93.264
Sep 246:59 am7:03 pm12:03:59−2:241:01 pm (51.5°)93.238
Sep 257:00 am7:01 pm12:01:34−2:241:01 pm (51.2°)93.212
Sep 267:01 am7:00 pm11:59:09−2:241:00 pm (50.8°)93.186
Sep 277:01 am6:58 pm11:56:45−2:241:00 pm (50.4°)93.160
Sep 287:02 am6:57 pm11:54:20−2:241:00 pm (50.0°)93.134
* 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.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 6:54 pm in San Francisco.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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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

12:31 am

Altitude

33.6°

Heading

205° SW

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

92.5%

Moon in San Francisco - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 22-4:30 am6:16 pm11:49 pm(40.8°)248,54796.7%
Sep 23-5:27 am6:47 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Sep 24-6:26 am7:17 pm12:33 am(44.9°)246,69799.2%
Sep 25-7:25 am7:47 pm1:18 am(49.5°)244,65099.8%
Sep 26-8:25 am8:18 pm2:03 am(54.2°)242,51298.2%
Sep 27-9:27 am8:51 pm2:49 am(58.9°)240,36094.3%
Sep 28-10:30 am9:28 pm3:37 am(63.4°)238,24088.3%
* 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, Sat, Sep 22, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 7:03 amSat 7:15 pmSat 1:09 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSat 10:18 amSat 8:14 pmSat 3:16 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 4:44 pmSun 2:11 amSat 9:27 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 11:09 amSat 9:23 pmSat 4:16 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 2:27 pmSun 12:00 midnightSat 7:14 pmPerfect visibility
UranusFri 8:25 pmSat 9:42 amSat 3:03 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 6:26 pmSun 5:46 amSun 12:06 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for San Francisco.

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