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

Moon: 20.1%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Apr 30, 2017 at 3:06:48 am


Sunrise Today: 6:11 am 70° East
Sunset Today: 7:59 pm 290° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 10:00 am 65° East


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 48 minutes (+2m 11s)

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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

3:06 am

Altitude

-29.2°

Heading

34° NE

Position

Night

Day length

13h 48m 44s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 11s

Winter: +4h 22m

Summer: -1h 5m

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 – 4:30 am
Astro. Twilight4:30 am – 5:07 am
Nautical Twilight5:07 am – 5:42 am
Civil Twilight5:42 am – 6:11 am
Daylight6:11 am – 7:59 pm
Civil Twilight7:59 pm – 8:28 pm
Nautical Twilight8:28 pm – 9:03 pm
Astro. Twilight9:03 pm – 9:41 pm
Night9:41 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 306:11 am7:59 pm13:48:44+2:111:05 pm (66.1°)93.650
May 16:10 am8:00 pm13:50:54+2:101:05 pm (66.4°)93.673
May 26:08 am8:01 pm13:53:03+2:081:05 pm (66.7°)93.696
May 36:07 am8:02 pm13:55:11+2:071:04 pm (67.0°)93.719
May 46:06 am8:03 pm13:57:17+2:061:04 pm (67.3°)93.741
May 56:05 am8:04 pm13:59:21+2:041:04 pm (67.5°)93.763
May 66:04 am8:05 pm14:01:25+2:031:04 pm (67.8°)93.785
* All times are local time for Washington DC. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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

3:06 am

Altitude

-28.2°

Heading

333° NW

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

20.1%

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 3010:00 am--5:22 pm(69.9°)228,20726.0%
May 1-12:42 am11:01 am6:20 pm(68.8°)231,24037.1%
May 2-1:34 am12:04 pm7:15 pm(66.6°)234,49548.5%
May 3-2:19 am1:08 pm8:07 pm(63.5°)237,73559.7%
May 4-2:59 am2:10 pm8:56 pm(59.8°)240,78670.0%
May 5-3:34 am3:11 pm9:42 pm(55.7°)243,54179.2%
May 6-4:06 am4:10 pm10:27 pm(51.4°)245,94586.9%
* All times are local time for Washington DC. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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, Sun, Apr 30, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:36 amSun 6:34 pmSun 12:06 pmVery difficult to see
VenusSun 4:27 amSun 4:42 pmSun 10:34 amGreat visibility
MarsSun 7:31 amSun 10:09 pmSun 2:50 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterSun 5:43 pmMon 5:17 amSun 11:30 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 11:36 pmSun 9:08 amSun 4:22 amPerfect visibility
UranusSun 5:35 amSun 6:40 pmSun 12:07 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSun 3:56 amSun 3:13 pmSun 9:34 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Washington DC.

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