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

Moon: 23.1%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Feb 21, 2017 at 2:06:45 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:51 am 103° East
Sunset Today: 5:52 pm 258° West


Moonrise Today: 3:08 am 114° Southeast
Moonset Today: 1:20 pm 245° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 1 minute (+2m 25s)

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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

2:06 pm

Altitude

35.1°

Heading

212° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 1m 14s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 25s

Winter: +1h 34m

Summer: -3h 52m

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 – 5:22 am
Astro. Twilight5:22 am – 5:53 am
Nautical Twilight5:53 am – 6:24 am
Civil Twilight6:24 am – 6:51 am
Daylight6:51 am – 5:52 pm
Civil Twilight5:52 pm – 6:19 pm
Nautical Twilight6:19 pm – 6:50 pm
Astro. Twilight6:50 pm – 7:21 pm
Night7:21 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 216:51 am5:52 pm11:01:14+2:2512:21 pm (40.8°)91.947
Feb 226:49 am5:53 pm11:03:40+2:2612:21 pm (41.2°)91.968
Feb 236:48 am5:54 pm11:06:06+2:2612:21 pm (41.6°)91.989
Feb 246:47 am5:55 pm11:08:34+2:2712:21 pm (41.9°)92.011
Feb 256:45 am5:56 pm11:11:02+2:2712:21 pm (42.3°)92.033
Feb 266:44 am5:57 pm11:13:30+2:2812:20 pm (42.7°)92.054
Feb 276:43 am5:59 pm11:15:59+2:2812:20 pm (43.0°)92.076
* All times are local time for Washington DC. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 206:29 am
June SolsticeJun 2112:24 am
September EquinoxSep 224:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 2111:28 am
* 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 2017 Moon Phases

2:06 pm

Altitude

-9.0°

Heading

252° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

23.1%

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 213:08 am1:20 pm-8:14 am(31.6°)248,47725.2%
Feb 223:57 am2:11 pm-9:03 am(31.7°)246,13016.9%
Feb 234:44 am3:06 pm-9:54 am(32.9°)243,3459.9%
Feb 245:27 am4:06 pm-10:45 am(35.0°)240,3604.4%
Feb 256:08 am5:08 pm-11:35 am(38.1°)237,4201.0%
Feb 266:46 am6:13 pm-12:26 pm(41.9°)234,7520.0%
Feb 277:22 am7:19 pm-1:17 pm(46.3°)232,5371.6%
* All times are local time for Washington DC. 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, Feb 21, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:33 amTue 4:54 pmTue 11:43 amDifficult to see
VenusTue 8:01 amTue 9:05 pmTue 2:32 pmGreat visibility
MarsTue 8:42 amTue 9:33 pmTue 3:07 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 9:47 pmWed 9:02 amWed 3:24 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 2:55 amWed 12:27 pmWed 7:41 amAverage visiblity
UranusTue 8:53 amTue 9:49 pmTue 3:21 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 7:17 amTue 6:29 pmTue 12:53 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Washington DC.

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