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Moon: 82.5%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Jul 23, 2018 at 3:47:46 am


Sunrise Today: 6:01 am 63° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:27 pm 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 5:15 pm 115° Southeast
Moonset Today: 2:42 am 247° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 25 minutes (-1m 35s)

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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

3:47 am

Altitude

-21.0°

Heading

39° NE

Position

Night

Day length

14h 25m 56s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 35s

Winter: +4h 59m

Summer: -27m 54s

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 – 4:11 am
Astro. Twilight4:11 am – 4:53 am
Nautical Twilight4:53 am – 5:30 am
Civil Twilight5:30 am – 6:01 am
Daylight6:01 am – 8:27 pm
Civil Twilight8:27 pm – 8:57 pm
Nautical Twilight8:57 pm – 9:35 pm
Astro. Twilight9:35 pm – 10:17 pm
Night10:17 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 236:01 am8:27 pm14:25:56−1:351:14 pm (71.1°)94.431
Jul 246:02 am8:26 pm14:24:19−1:371:14 pm (70.9°)94.423
Jul 256:03 am8:25 pm14:22:39−1:391:14 pm (70.7°)94.414
Jul 266:03 am8:24 pm14:20:57−1:411:14 pm (70.4°)94.404
Jul 276:04 am8:24 pm14:19:13−1:431:14 pm (70.2°)94.395
Jul 286:05 am8:23 pm14:17:27−1:451:14 pm (70.0°)94.385
Jul 296:06 am8:22 pm14:15:39−1:471:14 pm (69.7°)94.375
* 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

3:47 am

Altitude

-12.6°

Heading

256° W

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

82.5%

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 23-2:42 am5:15 pm10:20 pm(31.0°)250,20287.8%
Jul 24-3:22 am6:08 pm11:08 pm(29.8°)251,44493.5%
Jul 25-4:06 am6:58 pm11:56 pm(29.6°)252,16997.5%
Jul 26-4:55 am7:44 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Jul 27-5:46 am8:26 pm12:44 am(30.4°)252,41599.6%
Jul 28-6:41 am9:03 pm1:31 am(32.1°)252,21299.9%
Jul 29-7:37 am9:37 pm2:18 am(34.7°)251,57398.2%
* 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, Mon, Jul 23, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 8:02 amMon 9:18 pmMon 2:40 pmDifficult to see
VenusMon 9:43 amMon 10:31 pmMon 4:08 pmGood visibility
MarsSun 9:07 pmMon 6:15 amMon 1:41 amPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 2:34 pmTue 12:59 amMon 7:47 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 6:34 pmTue 4:02 amMon 11:18 pmPerfect visibility
UranusMon 12:24 amMon 1:46 pmMon 7:05 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 10:33 pmMon 9:56 amMon 4:14 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Washington DC.

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