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Nuuk, Greenland, Greenland — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2023

Current Time: Dec 11, 2023 at 8:45:12 pm
Sun Direction: 281° West
Sun Altitude: -28.8°
Sun Distance: 91.533 million mi
Next Solstice: Dec 22, 2023 1:27 am (Winter)
Sun: Down all day
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2023 Sun Graph for Nuuk

December 2023 — Sun in Nuuk

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2023Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
1Down all day7:44 am6:47 pm8:59 am5:32 pm10:32 am3:59 pm1:16 pm (-0.7°)91.662
2Down all day7:46 am6:46 pm9:01 am5:31 pm10:35 am3:57 pm1:16 pm (-0.8°)91.648
3Down all day7:48 am6:45 pm9:03 am5:29 pm10:38 am3:55 pm1:17 pm (-1.0°)91.634
4Down all day7:50 am6:44 pm9:06 am5:28 pm10:41 am3:52 pm1:17 pm (-1.1°)91.620
5Down all day7:51 am6:43 pm9:08 am5:27 pm10:44 am3:50 pm1:17 pm (-1.2°)91.607
6Down all day7:53 am6:42 pm9:10 am5:26 pm10:47 am3:48 pm1:18 pm (-1.3°)91.595
7Down all day7:55 am6:41 pm9:12 am5:24 pm10:50 am3:46 pm1:18 pm (-1.4°)91.583
8Down all day7:57 am6:40 pm9:14 am5:24 pm10:52 am3:45 pm1:19 pm (-1.5°)91.571
9Down all day7:58 am6:40 pm9:15 am5:23 pm10:55 am3:43 pm1:19 pm (-1.6°)91.559
10Down all day8:00 am6:39 pm9:17 am5:22 pm10:57 am3:42 pm1:20 pm (-1.6°)91.548
11Down all day8:01 am6:39 pm9:19 am5:21 pm11:00 am3:40 pm1:20 pm (-1.7°)91.537
12Down all day8:03 am6:38 pm9:20 am5:21 pm11:02 am3:39 pm1:21 pm (-1.8°)91.527
13Down all day8:04 am6:38 pm9:22 am5:20 pm11:04 am3:38 pm1:21 pm (-1.9°)91.516
14Down all day8:05 am6:38 pm9:23 am5:20 pm11:06 am3:37 pm1:22 pm (-2.0°)91.506
15Down all day8:06 am6:38 pm9:24 am5:20 pm11:07 am3:37 pm1:22 pm (-2.0°)91.497
16Down all day8:07 am6:38 pm9:25 am5:19 pm11:09 am3:36 pm1:23 pm (-2.1°)91.487
17Down all day8:08 am6:38 pm9:26 am5:19 pm11:10 am3:36 pm1:23 pm (-2.2°)91.478
18Down all day8:09 am6:38 pm9:27 am5:20 pm11:11 am3:35 pm1:23 pm (-2.2°)91.470
19Down all day8:10 am6:38 pm9:28 am5:20 pm11:12 am3:35 pm1:24 pm (-2.2°)91.462
20Down all day8:10 am6:38 pm9:29 am5:20 pm11:13 am3:36 pm1:24 pm (-2.3°)91.454
21Down all day8:11 am6:39 pm9:29 am5:20 pm11:14 am3:36 pm1:25 pm (-2.3°)91.447
22Down all day8:12 am6:39 pm9:30 am5:21 pm11:15 am3:36 pm1:25 pm (-2.3°)91.440
23Down all day8:12 am6:40 pm9:30 am5:22 pm11:15 am3:37 pm1:26 pm (-2.3°)91.434
24Down all day8:12 am6:41 pm9:31 am5:22 pm11:15 am3:38 pm1:26 pm (-2.2°)91.428
25Down all day8:13 am6:41 pm9:31 am5:23 pm11:15 am3:39 pm1:27 pm (-2.2°)91.423
26Down all day8:13 am6:42 pm9:31 am5:24 pm11:15 am3:40 pm1:27 pm (-2.2°)91.419
27Down all day8:13 am6:43 pm9:31 am5:25 pm11:14 am3:42 pm1:28 pm (-2.1°)91.415
28Down all day8:13 am6:44 pm9:31 am5:26 pm11:14 am3:43 pm1:28 pm (-2.0°)91.412
29Down all day8:13 am6:45 pm9:31 am5:28 pm11:13 am3:45 pm1:29 pm (-2.0°)91.409
30Down all day8:13 am6:47 pm9:30 am5:29 pm11:12 am3:47 pm1:29 pm (-1.9°)91.407
31Down all day8:12 am6:48 pm9:30 am5:30 pm11:11 am3:49 pm1:30 pm (-1.8°)91.406
* All times are local time for Nuuk. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Today is highlighted.

The December solstice (winter solstice) in Nuuk is at 1:27 am on Friday, December 22, 2023. In most locations north of the equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

Why is the earliest sunset not on the winter solstice?

Nuuk has polar nights in December.

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