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

Moon: 55.8%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: May 22, 2018 at 12:03:32 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:50 am 63° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:19 pm 298° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 1:18 pm 76° East
Moonset Today: 2:09 am 286° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 29 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

12:03 pm

Altitude

67.3°

Heading

140° SE

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 29m 50s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 32s

Winter: +5h 3m

Summer: -23m 59s

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 – 3:59 am
Astro. Twilight3:59 am – 4:41 am
Nautical Twilight4:41 am – 5:19 am
Civil Twilight5:19 am – 5:50 am
Daylight5:50 am – 8:19 pm
Civil Twilight8:19 pm – 8:50 pm
Nautical Twilight8:50 pm – 9:28 pm
Astro. Twilight9:28 pm – 10:11 pm
Night10:11 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 225:50 am8:19 pm14:29:50+1:321:04 pm (71.6°)94.103
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
* 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

12:03 pm

Altitude

-13.9°

Heading

64° NE

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

55.8%

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 22-2:09 am1:18 pm8:06 pm(60.1°)233,76959.5%
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%
* 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, Tue, May 22, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:08 amTue 6:55 pmTue 12:01 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 7:51 amTue 10:56 pmTue 3:23 pmGood visibility
MarsWed 12:39 amWed 10:13 amWed 5:26 amPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 6:53 pmWed 5:13 amWed 12:03 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 10:54 pmWed 8:25 amWed 3:40 amPerfect visibility
UranusTue 4:22 amTue 5:39 pmTue 11:01 amVery difficult to see
NeptuneTue 2:37 amTue 2:00 pmTue 8:18 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Washington DC.

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