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

Moon: 97.0%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Apr 20, 2019 at 6:31:15 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:24 am 74° East
Sunset Today: 7:49 pm 286° West


Moonrise Today: 9:21 pm 108° East
Moonset Today: 7:26 am 255° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 24 minutes (+2m 21s)

Location of Washington DCLocation

Today's Sun Position in Washington DC

Time:6:31 pm
Altitude:14.3°
Direction:274° W
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 13h 24m 55s (Apr 20, 2019)

2 minutes, 21 seconds longer than yesterday (Apr 19, 2019)

3 hours, 58 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

1 hour, 28 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Washington DC Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:48 am
Astro. Twilight4:48 am – 5:23 am
Nautical Twilight5:23 am – 5:57 am
Civil Twilight5:57 am – 6:24 am
Daylight6:24 am – 7:49 pm
Civil Twilight7:49 pm – 8:17 pm
Nautical Twilight8:17 pm – 8:51 pm
Astro. Twilight8:51 pm – 9:26 pm
Night9:26 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 206:24 am7:49 pm13:24:55+2:211:07 pm (62.7°)93.386
Apr 216:23 am7:50 pm13:27:15+2:201:06 pm (63.0°)93.411
Apr 226:22 am7:51 pm13:29:35+2:201:06 pm (63.4°)93.437
Apr 236:20 am7:52 pm13:31:55+2:191:06 pm (63.7°)93.463
Apr 246:19 am7:53 pm13:34:13+2:181:06 pm (64.0°)93.488
Apr 256:18 am7:54 pm13:36:30+2:171:06 pm (64.4°)93.513
Apr 266:16 am7:55 pm13:38:46+2:161:05 pm (64.7°)93.539
* 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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Today's Moon in Washington DC

Year 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 20-7:26 am9:21 pm1:53 am(40.0°)230,88799.0%
Apr 21-8:03 am10:28 pm2:45 am(35.4°)233,91895.6%
Apr 22-8:43 am11:31 pm3:38 am(31.9°)237,34690.0%
Apr 23-9:28 am-4:31 am(29.5°)240,87582.5%
Apr 2412:29 am10:16 am-5:23 am(28.3°)244,21073.9%
Apr 251:21 am11:08 am-6:14 am(28.3°)247,09264.4%
Apr 262:08 am12:03 pm-7:04 am(29.5°)249,32054.6%
* 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, Sat, Apr 20, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:33 amSun 5:38 pmSun 11:35 amDifficult to see
VenusSun 5:17 amSun 5:17 pmSun 11:17 amFairly good visibility
MarsSat 8:36 amSat 11:26 pmSat 4:01 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSun 12:02 amSun 9:30 amSun 4:46 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 1:51 amSun 11:27 amSun 6:39 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 6:34 amSat 7:56 pmSat 1:15 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSun 4:43 amSun 4:10 pmSun 10:27 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Washington DC.

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