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Santa Monica, CA, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 49.2%
Third Quarter

Current Time: Jul 12, 2020 at 6:56:23 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:52 am 63° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:06 pm 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 12:26 am 89° East
Moonset Today: 12:55 pm 274° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 14 minutes (-56s)

Location of Santa MonicaLocation

Today's Sun Position in Santa Monica

Time:6:56 pm
Altitude:12.7°
Direction:288° W
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 14h 14m 23s (Jul 12, 2020)

56 seconds shorter than yesterday (Jul 11, 2020)

4 hours, 21 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2019)

10 minutes, 58 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Santa Monica Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:10 am
Astro. Twilight4:10 am – 4:48 am
Nautical Twilight4:48 am – 5:23 am
Civil Twilight5:23 am – 5:52 am
Daylight5:52 am – 8:06 pm
Civil Twilight8:06 pm – 8:35 pm
Nautical Twilight8:35 pm – 9:10 pm
Astro. Twilight9:10 pm – 9:48 pm
Night9:48 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Santa Monica - Next 7 Days

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Jul 125:52 am8:06 pm14:14:23−0:5612:59 pm (77.8°)94.496
Jul 135:53 am8:06 pm14:13:24−0:5912:59 pm (77.6°)94.493
Jul 145:53 am8:05 pm14:12:22−1:0112:59 pm (77.5°)94.489
Jul 155:54 am8:05 pm14:11:19−1:031:00 pm (77.3°)94.485
Jul 165:54 am8:05 pm14:10:13−1:051:00 pm (77.2°)94.480
Jul 175:55 am8:04 pm14:09:05−1:081:00 pm (77.0°)94.475
Jul 185:56 am8:04 pm14:07:54−1:101:00 pm (76.8°)94.469
* All times are local time for Santa Monica. 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 Santa Monica

Year 2020 Moon Phases

Moon in Santa Monica - Next 7 days

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2020Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 1212:26 am12:55 pm-6:37 am(57.2°)251,13454.0%
Jul 1312:53 am1:50 pm-7:18 am(62.2°)250,91144.3%
Jul 141:21 am2:45 pm-8:00 am(66.9°)249,85934.7%
Jul 151:52 am3:43 pm-8:44 am(71.3°)248,05525.5%
Jul 162:26 am4:42 pm-9:31 am(75.0°)245,63917.2%
Jul 173:05 am5:41 pm-10:21 am(77.8°)242,80110.0%
Jul 183:51 am6:40 pm-11:15 am(79.5°)239,7734.5%
* All times are local time for Santa Monica. 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 Santa Monica This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Jul 12, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 4:53 amMon 6:45 pmMon 11:49 amDifficult to see
VenusMon 3:14 amMon 4:58 pmMon 10:06 amGreat visibility
MarsMon 12:01 amMon 12:08 pmMon 6:04 amPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 8:05 pmMon 6:03 amMon 1:04 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 8:29 pmMon 6:36 amMon 1:32 amPerfect visibility
UranusMon 1:16 amMon 2:40 pmMon 7:58 amDifficult to see
NeptuneSun 11:05 pmMon 10:44 amMon 4:54 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Santa Monica.

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