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

Moon: 74.7%
Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Oct 18, 2019 at 11:09:14 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:20 am 102° East
Sunset Today: 6:25 pm 258° West


Moonrise Today: 9:42 pm 61° Northeast
Moonset Today: 11:49 am 298° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 5 minutes (-2m 24s)

Location of Washington DCLocation

Today's Sun Position in Washington DC

Time:11:09 pm
Altitude:-52.8°
Direction:314° NW
Phase:Night

Day length today: 11h 5m 51s (Oct 18, 2019)

2 minutes, 24 seconds shorter than yesterday (Oct 17, 2019)

1 hour, 39 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

3 hours, 48 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2019)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Washington DC Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:51 am
Astro. Twilight5:51 am – 6:22 am
Nautical Twilight6:22 am – 6:53 am
Civil Twilight6:53 am – 7:20 am
Daylight7:20 am – 6:25 pm
Civil Twilight6:25 pm – 6:52 pm
Nautical Twilight6:52 pm – 7:23 pm
Astro. Twilight7:23 pm – 7:54 pm
Night7:54 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 187:20 am6:25 pm11:05:21−2:2412:53 pm (41.4°)92.614
Oct 197:21 am6:24 pm11:02:56−2:2412:53 pm (41.1°)92.588
Oct 207:22 am6:22 pm11:00:32−2:2312:52 pm (40.7°)92.563
Oct 217:23 am6:21 pm10:58:09−2:2312:52 pm (40.4°)92.537
Oct 227:24 am6:20 pm10:55:46−2:2212:52 pm (40.0°)92.512
Oct 237:25 am6:18 pm10:53:24−2:2112:52 pm (39.7°)92.487
Oct 247:26 am6:17 pm10:51:03−2:2112:52 pm (39.3°)92.462
* 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
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 18-11:49 am9:42 pm4:21 am(71.3°)241,67081.4%
Oct 19-12:49 pm10:33 pm5:14 am(73.2°)239,08772.4%
Oct 20-1:45 pm11:32 pm6:09 am(73.8°)236,32162.1%
Oct 21-2:37 pm-7:06 am(72.9°)233,46550.8%
Oct 2212:36 am3:23 pm-8:03 am(70.6°)230,66739.3%
Oct 231:46 am4:04 pm-8:59 am(66.9°)228,13428.0%
Oct 242:58 am4:41 pm-9:54 am(62.0°)226,10917.8%
* 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, Fri, Oct 18, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 9:32 amSat 7:17 pmSat 2:25 pmDifficult to see
VenusSat 8:50 amSat 7:12 pmSat 2:01 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 6:02 amSat 5:47 pmSat 11:54 amDifficult to see
JupiterSat 11:54 amSat 9:20 pmSat 4:37 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 1:35 pmSat 11:04 pmSat 6:19 pmAverage visibility
UranusSat 6:42 pmSun 8:09 amSun 1:25 amAverage visibility
NeptuneFri 4:49 pmSat 4:11 amFri 10:30 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Washington DC.

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