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

Moon: 66.2%
Waxing Gibbous
Current Time: Oct 4, 2022 at 6:27:34 am
Sunrise Today: 7:06 am 95° East
Sunset Today: 6:46 pm 265° West
Moonrise Today: 4:17 pm 121° Southeast
Moonset Today: 12:43 am 236° Southwest
Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 39 minutes (-2m 29s)
Location of Washington DCLocation

Today's Sun Position in Washington DC

Time:6:27 am
Altitude:-8.5°
Direction:89° E
Phase:Nautical Twilight

Day length today: 11h 39m 6s (Oct 4, 2022)

2 minutes, 29 seconds shorter than yesterday (Oct 3, 2022)

2 hours, 12 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2021)

3 hours, 14 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2022)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Washington DC Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:38 am
Astro. Twilight5:38 am – 6:09 am
Nautical Twilight6:09 am – 6:40 am
Civil Twilight6:40 am – 7:06 am
Daylight7:06 am – 6:46 pm
Civil Twilight6:46 pm – 7:12 pm
Nautical Twilight7:12 pm – 7:43 pm
Astro. Twilight7:43 pm – 8:14 pm
Night8:14 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 Days

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2022Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Oct 47:06 am6:46 pm11:39:06−2:2912:56 pm (46.6°)92.982
Oct 57:07 am6:44 pm11:36:36−2:2912:56 pm (46.2°)92.955
Oct 67:08 am6:42 pm11:34:07−2:2912:56 pm (45.8°)92.928
Oct 77:09 am6:41 pm11:31:38−2:2912:55 pm (45.4°)92.901
Oct 87:10 am6:39 pm11:29:09−2:2812:55 pm (45.1°)92.874
Oct 97:11 am6:38 pm11:26:40−2:2812:55 pm (44.7°)92.847
Oct 107:12 am6:36 pm11:24:12−2:2812:55 pm (44.3°)92.821
* 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 2022 Moon Phases

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

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2022Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 4-12:43 am4:17 pm9:04 pm(27.2°)229,51372.7%
Oct 5-1:57 am4:56 pm10:00 pm(31.8°)229,89582.6%
Oct 6-3:11 am5:28 pm10:52 pm(37.5°)230,78990.6%
Oct 7-4:25 am5:57 pm11:41 pm(43.9°)232,23496.3%
Oct 8-5:35 am6:22 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Oct 9-6:44 am6:47 pm12:28 am(50.5°)234,21899.4%
Oct 10-7:52 am7:12 pm1:14 am(57.0°)236,66799.8%
* 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, Oct 4, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:45 amTue 6:07 pmTue 11:56 amDifficult to see
VenusTue 6:42 amTue 6:39 pmTue 12:41 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsMon 10:16 pmTue 12:58 pmTue 5:37 amPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 6:24 pmWed 6:25 amWed 12:24 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 4:32 pmWed 2:47 amTue 9:40 pmPerfect visibility
UranusMon 8:21 pmTue 10:18 amTue 3:19 amAverage visibility
NeptuneTue 6:01 pmWed 5:41 amTue 11:51 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Washington DC.

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