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Moon: 63.5%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: May 23, 2018 at 5:04:25 am


Sunrise Today: 5:49 am 62° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:20 pm 298° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 2:24 pm 82° East
Moonset Today: 2:45 am 280° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 31 minutes (+1m 30s)

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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

5:04 am

Altitude

-8.3°

Heading

55° NE

Position

Nautical Twilight

Day length

14h 31m 21s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 30s

Winter: +5h 5m

Summer: -22m 29s

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 – 3:58 am
Astro. Twilight3:58 am – 4:40 am
Nautical Twilight4:40 am – 5:18 am
Civil Twilight5:18 am – 5:49 am
Daylight5:49 am – 8:20 pm
Civil Twilight8:20 pm – 8:51 pm
Nautical Twilight8:51 pm – 9:29 pm
Astro. Twilight9:29 pm – 10:12 pm
Night10:12 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 235:49 am8:20 pm14:31:21+1:301:04 pm (71.8°)94.120
May 245:48 am8:21 pm14:32:49+1:271:04 pm (71.9°)94.136
May 255:48 am8:22 pm14:34:14+1:251:05 pm (72.1°)94.153
May 265:47 am8:23 pm14:35:37+1:221:05 pm (72.3°)94.169
May 275:47 am8:23 pm14:36:57+1:201:05 pm (72.5°)94.185
May 285:46 am8:24 pm14:38:14+1:171:05 pm (72.6°)94.201
May 295:46 am8:25 pm14:39:29+1:141:05 pm (72.8°)94.216
* 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

5:04 am

Altitude

-25.1°

Heading

304° NW

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

63.5%

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 23-2:45 am2:24 pm8:55 pm(55.4°)236,17370.3%
May 24-3:18 am3:28 pm9:43 pm(50.5°)238,56079.8%
May 25-3:50 am4:30 pm10:29 pm(45.7°)240,87887.7%
May 26-4:21 am5:32 pm11:16 pm(41.3°)243,09993.8%
May 27-4:52 am6:33 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
May 28-5:26 am7:32 pm12:02 am(37.3°)245,19797.8%
May 29-6:02 am8:30 pm12:50 am(34.0°)247,13599.7%
* 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, Wed, May 23, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:09 amWed 7:01 pmWed 12:04 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 7:52 amWed 10:57 pmWed 3:25 pmGood visibility
MarsWed 12:39 amWed 10:13 amWed 5:26 amPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 6:48 pmThu 5:09 amWed 11:58 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 10:54 pmWed 8:25 amWed 3:40 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 4:18 amWed 5:35 pmWed 10:57 amDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 2:33 amWed 1:56 pmWed 8:14 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Washington DC.

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