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Moon: 4.0%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Jan 18, 2018 at 11:29:03 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:23 am 116° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:13 pm 244° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 8:19 am 111° Southeast
Moonset Today: 6:51 pm 250° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 49 minutes (+1m 32s)

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Today's Sun Position in Washington DC

The Sun's altitude in Washington DC 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

11:29 pm

Altitude

-68.6°

Heading

326° NW

Position

Night

Day length

9h 49m 38s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 32s

Winter: +23m 18s

Summer: -5h 4m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Washington DC Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Washington DC 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 – 5:50 am
Astro. Twilight5:50 am – 6:22 am
Nautical Twilight6:22 am – 6:54 am
Civil Twilight6:54 am – 7:23 am
Daylight7:23 am – 5:13 pm
Civil Twilight5:13 pm – 5:42 pm
Nautical Twilight5:42 pm – 6:15 pm
Astro. Twilight6:15 pm – 6:47 pm
Night6:47 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 187:23 am5:13 pm9:49:39+1:3312:18 pm (30.7°)91.461
Jan 197:23 am5:14 pm9:51:14+1:3512:18 pm (30.9°)91.469
Jan 207:22 am5:15 pm9:52:51+1:3712:19 pm (31.1°)91.476
Jan 217:22 am5:16 pm9:54:31+1:4012:19 pm (31.3°)91.484
Jan 227:21 am5:18 pm9:56:14+1:4312:19 pm (31.6°)91.492
Jan 237:21 am5:19 pm9:57:59+1:4512:20 pm (31.8°)91.500
Jan 247:20 am5:20 pm9:59:46+1:4712:20 pm (32.0°)91.509
* All times are local time for Washington DC. 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 2012:15 pm
June SolsticeJun 216:07 am
September EquinoxSep 229:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 215:23 pm
* All times are local Washington DC time.

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Today's Moon in Washington DC

The Moon's path in Washington DC 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

11:29 pm

Altitude

-51.0°

Heading

297° NW

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

4.0%

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 188:19 am6:51 pm-1:33 pm(34.4°)249,8812.6%
Jan 198:55 am7:49 pm-2:19 pm(37.5°)248,2786.6%
Jan 209:28 am8:47 pm-3:05 pm(41.2°)246,31412.6%
Jan 2110:00 am9:47 pm-3:50 pm(45.3°)243,98020.2%
Jan 2210:30 am10:48 pm-4:35 pm(49.8°)241,28229.2%
Jan 2311:02 am11:50 pm-5:22 pm(54.4°)238,26439.5%
Jan 2411:34 am--6:10 pm(59.0°)235,01950.5%
* All times are local time for Washington DC. 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 Washington DC This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Jan 18, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 6:22 amFri 3:45 pmFri 11:03 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 7:38 amFri 5:22 pmFri 12:30 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsFri 2:46 amFri 12:47 pmFri 7:46 amAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 2:16 amFri 12:29 pmFri 7:23 amFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 5:42 amFri 3:12 pmFri 10:27 amSlightly difficult to see
UranusThu 11:15 amFri 12:18 amThu 5:47 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneFri 9:31 amFri 8:44 pmFri 3:07 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Washington DC.

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