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Wilmington, DE, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 42.3%
Waxing Crescent
Current Time: Oct 2, 2022 at 3:50:09 am
Sunrise Today: 6:59 am 94° East
Sunset Today: 6:42 pm 266° West
Moonrise Today: 2:28 pm 127° Southeast
Moonset Today: 11:24 pm 233° Southwest
Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 43 minutes (-2m 34s)
Location of WilmingtonLocation

Today's Sun Position in Wilmington

Time:3:50 am
Altitude:-35.9°
Direction:60° NE
Phase:Night

Day length today: 11h 43m 28s (Oct 2, 2022)

2 minutes, 34 seconds shorter than yesterday (Oct 1, 2022)

2 hours, 22 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2021)

3 hours, 15 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2022)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Wilmington Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:29 am
Astro. Twilight5:29 am – 6:01 am
Nautical Twilight6:01 am – 6:32 am
Civil Twilight6:32 am – 6:59 am
Daylight6:59 am – 6:42 pm
Civil Twilight6:42 pm – 7:09 pm
Nautical Twilight7:09 pm – 7:40 pm
Astro. Twilight7:40 pm – 8:12 pm
Night8:12 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Wilmington - Next 7 Days

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2022Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Oct 26:59 am6:42 pm11:43:28−2:3412:51 pm (46.5°)93.037
Oct 37:00 am6:41 pm11:40:54−2:3412:51 pm (46.1°)93.010
Oct 47:01 am6:39 pm11:38:19−2:3412:50 pm (45.7°)92.983
Oct 57:02 am6:38 pm11:35:45−2:3412:50 pm (45.4°)92.955
Oct 67:03 am6:36 pm11:33:11−2:3312:50 pm (45.0°)92.928
Oct 77:04 am6:34 pm11:30:37−2:3312:49 pm (44.6°)92.901
Oct 87:05 am6:33 pm11:28:04−2:3312:49 pm (44.2°)92.874
* All times are local time for Wilmington. 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 Wilmington

Year 2022 Moon Phases

Moon in Wilmington - Next 7 days

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2022Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 22:28 pm11:24 pm-6:56 pm(22.0°)230,01649.5%
Oct 33:26 pm--7:58 pm(23.2°)229,57761.4%
Oct 4-12:33 am4:13 pm8:57 pm(26.3°)229,51272.6%
Oct 5-1:48 am4:52 pm9:53 pm(30.9°)229,89282.6%
Oct 6-3:03 am5:24 pm10:46 pm(36.6°)230,78490.6%
Oct 7-4:17 am5:51 pm11:35 pm(43.0°)232,22696.3%
Oct 8-5:29 am6:16 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
* All times are local time for Wilmington. 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 Wilmington This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Oct 2, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:45 amSun 6:06 pmSun 11:55 amDifficult to see
VenusSun 6:32 amSun 6:35 pmSun 12:34 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 10:13 pmSun 1:00 pmSun 5:36 amPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 6:27 pmMon 6:28 amMon 12:27 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 4:36 pmMon 2:47 amSun 9:42 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSat 8:21 pmSun 10:22 amSun 3:22 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 6:03 pmMon 5:42 amSun 11:53 pmSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Wilmington.

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