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Flag for USA Washington DC, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 91.1%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Oct 21, 2018 at 2:51:08 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:23 am 103° East
Sunset Today: 6:21 pm 257° West


Moonrise Today: 5:13 pm 97° East
Moonset Today: 4:04 am 260° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 57 minutes (-2m 23s)

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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

2:51 pm

Altitude

33.1°

Heading

215° SW

Position

Daylight

Day length

10h 57m 33s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 23s

Winter: +1h 31m

Summer: -3h 56m

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 – 5:54 am
Astro. Twilight5:54 am – 6:25 am
Nautical Twilight6:25 am – 6:56 am
Civil Twilight6:56 am – 7:23 am
Daylight7:23 am – 6:21 pm
Civil Twilight6:21 pm – 6:48 pm
Nautical Twilight6:48 pm – 7:19 pm
Astro. Twilight7:19 pm – 7:50 pm
Night7:50 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 217:23 am6:21 pm10:57:33−2:2312:52 pm (40.3°)92.527
Oct 227:24 am6:19 pm10:55:11−2:2212:52 pm (39.9°)92.501
Oct 237:25 am6:18 pm10:52:49−2:2112:52 pm (39.6°)92.475
Oct 247:26 am6:17 pm10:50:28−2:2012:52 pm (39.2°)92.450
Oct 257:27 am6:16 pm10:48:08−2:2012:52 pm (38.9°)92.425
Oct 267:28 am6:14 pm10:45:49−2:1912:52 pm (38.5°)92.400
Oct 277:29 am6:13 pm10:43:30−2:1812:51 pm (38.2°)92.375
* All times are local time for Washington DC. 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 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

2:51 pm

Altitude

-27.7°

Heading

75° E

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

91.1%

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 21-4:04 am5:13 pm11:05 pm(45.8°)244,96892.9%
Oct 22-5:04 am5:43 pm11:50 pm(50.6°)242,37497.2%
Oct 23-6:05 am6:12 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Oct 24-7:07 am6:44 pm12:36 am(55.4°)239,75299.5%
Oct 25-8:12 am7:18 pm1:23 am(60.2°)237,28199.5%
Oct 26-9:18 am7:57 pm2:14 am(64.5°)235,10497.0%
Oct 27-10:24 am8:41 pm3:07 am(68.1°)233,30692.0%
* All times are local time for Washington DC. 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 Washington DC This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Oct 21, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 9:04 amSun 7:04 pmSun 2:05 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 8:12 amMon 6:01 pmMon 1:06 pmNot visible
MarsSun 3:23 pmMon 1:21 amSun 8:22 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 9:44 amSun 7:43 pmSun 2:43 pmAverage visiblity
SaturnSun 12:41 pmSun 10:08 pmSun 5:25 pmAverage visiblity
UranusSun 6:22 pmMon 7:39 amMon 1:00 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 4:30 pmMon 3:47 amSun 10:08 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Washington DC.

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