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Aug 12, 2026 – Partial Solar Eclipse in Virginia, United States

Partial Eclipse Visible
Aug 12, 2026
Virginia, United States
Global Event: Total Solar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Solar Eclipse, in Virginia, United States
Start of Partial: Wed, Aug 12, 2026 at 1:16 pm EDT
Start of Totality: Not visible from Virginia
End of Totality: Not visible from Virginia
End of Partial: Wed, Aug 12, 2026 at 2:33 pm EDT

All times shown on this page are local time.

Location

This map shows where and when the eclipse is visible in Virginia.

Aug 12, 2026 – Partial Solar Eclipse – Virginia

A
Partial Starting:
1:16 pm EDT
Totality
Not visible from Virginia
B
Partial Ending:
2:33 pm EDT

The colors on the map indicate how much of the Sun gets covered by the Moon.

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Countdown until eclipse begins

785Days 1Hrs 27Mins 28Secs

Virginia Eclipse Countdown

This table provides the eclipse visibility and times for each city,

Selection of Cities in Virginia Where the Eclipse Is Visible

LocationObscurationStartMaxEndAvg. Cloud Cover
Alexandria
3.56%
1:18 pm1:53 pm2:27 pm EDT
63 %
Chesapeake
2.00%
1:29 pm1:58 pm2:26 pm EDT
54 %
Hampton
2.16%
1:28 pm1:58 pm2:26 pm EDT
52 %
Newport News
2.06%
1:28 pm1:57 pm2:26 pm EDT
54 %
Norfolk
2.02%
1:29 pm1:58 pm2:26 pm EDT
54 %
Portsmouth
2.00%
1:29 pm1:58 pm2:26 pm EDT
54 %
Richmond
1.83%
1:27 pm1:55 pm2:22 pm EDT
62 %

All times shown on this page are local time.

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Eclipses Visible in Virginia

Eclipse Visibility from VirginiaVisibility Worldwide
Sep 17–18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 13–14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 29, 2025 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse
Mar 3, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Aug 12, 2026 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse

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