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

Moon: 71.8%
Waxing Gibbous
Current Time: Jul 15, 2024 at 11:20:49 pm
Sunrise Today: 6:00 am 62° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:31 pm 298° Northwest
Moonrise Today: 3:28 pm 115° Southeast
Moonset Today: 1:02 am 249° West
Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 32 minutes (-1m 14s)
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Today's Sun Position in San Rafael

Time:11:20 pm
Altitude:-24.8°
Direction:330° NW
Phase:Night

Day length today: 14h 31m 33s (Jul 15, 2024)

1 minute, 14 seconds shorter than yesterday (Jul 14, 2024)

4 hours, 59 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2023)

16 minutes, 32 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2024)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in San Rafael Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:09 am
Astro. Twilight4:09 am – 4:51 am
Nautical Twilight4:51 am – 5:29 am
Civil Twilight5:29 am – 6:00 am
Daylight6:00 am – 8:31 pm
Civil Twilight8:31 pm – 9:02 pm
Nautical Twilight9:02 pm – 9:40 pm
Astro. Twilight9:40 pm – 10:21 pm
Night10:21 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in San Rafael - Next 7 Days

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2024Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Jul 156:00 am8:31 pm14:31:33−1:141:16 pm (73.4°)94.480
Jul 166:00 am8:31 pm14:30:16−1:171:16 pm (73.2°)94.475
Jul 176:01 am8:30 pm14:28:56−1:191:16 pm (73.0°)94.469
Jul 186:02 am8:30 pm14:27:34−1:221:16 pm (72.8°)94.462
Jul 196:03 am8:29 pm14:26:10−1:241:16 pm (72.7°)94.456
Jul 206:03 am8:28 pm14:24:43−1:261:16 pm (72.5°)94.449
Jul 216:04 am8:27 pm14:23:13−1:291:16 pm (72.3°)94.442
* All times are local time for San Rafael. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in San Rafael

Year 2024 Moon Phases

Moon in San Rafael - Next 7 days

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2024Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 15-1:02 am3:28 pm8:33 pm(30.9°)245,77770.8%
Jul 16-1:31 am4:33 pm9:22 pm(26.9°)242,72679.7%
Jul 17-2:06 am5:39 pm10:16 pm(24.1°)239,34887.6%
Jul 18-2:50 am6:44 pm11:14 pm(22.8°)235,91693.9%
Jul 19-3:44 am7:43 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Jul 20-4:50 am8:34 pm12:15 am(23.4°)232,72598.2%
Jul 21-6:02 am9:17 pm1:16 am(25.9°)230,05099.8%
* All times are local time for San Rafael. 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 Rafael This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Jul 15, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 8:12 amTue 9:52 pmTue 3:03 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 6:56 amTue 9:14 pmTue 2:05 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 2:06 amTue 4:14 pmTue 9:10 amAverage visibility
JupiterTue 2:56 amTue 5:24 pmTue 10:10 amFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 11:07 pmWed 10:32 amWed 4:50 amGreat visibility
UranusTue 2:01 amTue 4:11 pmTue 9:06 amDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 11:34 pmTue 11:30 amTue 5:32 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for San Rafael.

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