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

Moon: 74.0%
Waxing Gibbous
Current Time: Jan 23, 2021 at 7:24:25 am
Sunrise Today: 7:21 am 114° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:19 pm 246° West
Moonrise Today: 1:01 pm 64° Northeast
Moonset Today: 2:51 am 294° Northwest
Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 58 minutes (+1m 45s)
Location of Washington DCLocation

Today's Sun Position in Washington DC

Time:7:24 am
Altitude:0.3°
Direction:115° SE
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 9h 58m 26s (Jan 23, 2021)

1 minute, 45 seconds longer than yesterday (Jan 22, 2021)

32 minutes, 7 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2020)

4 hours, 55 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Washington DC Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:48 am
Astro. Twilight5:48 am – 6:20 am
Nautical Twilight6:20 am – 6:52 am
Civil Twilight6:52 am – 7:21 am
Daylight7:21 am – 5:19 pm
Civil Twilight5:19 pm – 5:48 pm
Nautical Twilight5:48 pm – 6:20 pm
Astro. Twilight6:20 pm – 6:52 pm
Night6:52 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 Days

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Jan 237:21 am5:19 pm9:58:26+1:4512:20 pm (31.9°)91.496
Jan 247:20 am5:20 pm10:00:14+1:4712:20 pm (32.1°)91.506
Jan 257:19 am5:21 pm10:02:04+1:4912:20 pm (32.3°)91.515
Jan 267:19 am5:22 pm10:03:56+1:5112:20 pm (32.6°)91.526
Jan 277:18 am5:24 pm10:05:50+1:5312:20 pm (32.9°)91.536
Jan 287:17 am5:25 pm10:07:46+1:5512:21 pm (33.1°)91.548
Jan 297:16 am5:26 pm10:09:44+1:5712:21 pm (33.4°)91.560
* All times are local time for Washington DC. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Washington DC

Year 2021 Moon Phases

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

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2021Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 23-2:51 am1:01 pm8:22 pm(71.7°)248,84678.4%
Jan 24-3:51 am1:38 pm9:12 pm(74.2°)246,68686.1%
Jan 25-4:51 am2:22 pm10:04 pm(75.6°)244,10392.4%
Jan 26-5:48 am3:14 pm10:58 pm(75.6°)241,32197.0%
Jan 27-6:41 am4:14 pm11:53 pm(74.1°)238,56499.5%
Jan 28-7:28 am5:19 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Jan 29-8:09 am6:27 pm12:48 am(71.2°)236,03599.6%
* 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, Sat, Jan 23, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 8:19 amSat 6:51 pmSat 1:34 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 6:31 amSat 4:03 pmSat 11:17 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 11:22 amSun 1:10 amSat 6:16 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSat 7:38 amSat 5:36 pmSat 12:37 pmDifficult to see
SaturnSat 7:26 amSat 5:17 pmSat 12:21 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
UranusSat 11:26 amSun 12:58 amSat 6:12 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneSat 9:31 amSat 9:00 pmSat 3:15 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Washington DC.

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