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38°02'14.8"N, 78°29'18.6"W — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2022

Daylight

7:18 am – 4:54 pm
9 hours, 36 minutes

Current Time: Dec 9, 2022 at 10:20:06 pm
Sun Direction: 296° Northwest
Sun Altitude: -62.7°
Sun Distance: 91.547 million mi
Next Solstice: Dec 21, 2022 4:48 pm (Winter)
Sunrise Today: 7:18 am 119° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:54 pm 241° Southwest
Location of 38°02'14.8"N, 78°29'18.6"WLocation

2022 Sun Graph for 38°02'14.8"N, 78°29'18.6"W

December 2022 — Sun in 38°02'14.8"N, 78°29'18.6"W

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2022Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
17:11 am (117°)4:54 pm (242°)9:43:18−1:105:37 am6:27 pm6:09 am5:56 pm6:42 am5:23 pm12:03 pm (30.1°)91.662
27:12 am (118°)4:54 pm (242°)9:42:11−1:075:38 am6:27 pm6:10 am5:56 pm6:43 am5:23 pm12:03 pm (30.0°)91.646
37:13 am (118°)4:54 pm (242°)9:41:07−1:045:39 am6:27 pm6:11 am5:56 pm6:44 am5:23 pm12:03 pm (29.8°)91.632
47:14 am (118°)4:54 pm (242°)9:40:06−1:005:40 am6:27 pm6:12 am5:56 pm6:44 am5:23 pm12:04 pm (29.7°)91.617
57:14 am (118°)4:54 pm (242°)9:39:08−0:575:41 am6:27 pm6:12 am5:56 pm6:45 am5:23 pm12:04 pm (29.6°)91.603
67:15 am (118°)4:54 pm (242°)9:38:14−0:545:41 am6:28 pm6:13 am5:56 pm6:46 am5:23 pm12:05 pm (29.4°)91.590
77:16 am (119°)4:54 pm (241°)9:37:22−0:515:42 am6:28 pm6:14 am5:56 pm6:47 am5:23 pm12:05 pm (29.3°)91.577
87:17 am (119°)4:54 pm (241°)9:36:34−0:485:43 am6:28 pm6:15 am5:56 pm6:48 am5:23 pm12:05 pm (29.2°)91.565
97:18 am (119°)4:54 pm (241°)9:35:49−0:445:44 am6:28 pm6:16 am5:56 pm6:49 am5:23 pm12:06 pm (29.1°)91.553
107:19 am (119°)4:54 pm (241°)9:35:08−0:415:44 am6:28 pm6:16 am5:56 pm6:49 am5:23 pm12:06 pm (29.0°)91.542
117:19 am (119°)4:54 pm (241°)9:34:29−0:385:45 am6:28 pm6:17 am5:56 pm6:50 am5:23 pm12:07 pm (29.0°)91.531
127:20 am (119°)4:54 pm (241°)9:33:55−0:345:46 am6:29 pm6:18 am5:57 pm6:51 am5:24 pm12:07 pm (28.9°)91.521
137:21 am (119°)4:54 pm (241°)9:33:23−0:315:46 am6:29 pm6:18 am5:57 pm6:51 am5:24 pm12:08 pm (28.8°)91.511
147:22 am (119°)4:55 pm (241°)9:32:56−0:275:47 am6:29 pm6:19 am5:57 pm6:52 am5:24 pm12:08 pm (28.8°)91.502
157:22 am (119°)4:55 pm (241°)9:32:32−0:245:48 am6:29 pm6:20 am5:57 pm6:53 am5:24 pm12:09 pm (28.7°)91.494
167:23 am (119°)4:55 pm (241°)9:32:11−0:205:48 am6:30 pm6:20 am5:58 pm6:53 am5:25 pm12:09 pm (28.7°)91.485
177:24 am (119°)4:56 pm (241°)9:31:54−0:175:49 am6:30 pm6:21 am5:58 pm6:54 am5:25 pm12:10 pm (28.6°)91.478
187:24 am (120°)4:56 pm (240°)9:31:41−0:135:50 am6:31 pm6:22 am5:59 pm6:55 am5:25 pm12:10 pm (28.6°)91.470
197:25 am (120°)4:56 pm (240°)9:31:31−0:095:50 am6:31 pm6:22 am5:59 pm6:55 am5:26 pm12:11 pm (28.6°)91.463
207:25 am (120°)4:57 pm (240°)9:31:25−0:065:51 am6:32 pm6:23 am5:59 pm6:56 am5:26 pm12:11 pm (28.6°)91.457
217:26 am (120°)4:57 pm (240°)9:31:22−0:025:51 am6:32 pm6:23 am6:00 pm6:56 am5:27 pm12:12 pm (28.6°)91.451
227:26 am (120°)4:58 pm (240°)9:31:23+0:015:52 am6:33 pm6:24 am6:00 pm6:57 am5:27 pm12:12 pm (28.6°)91.445
237:27 am (120°)4:58 pm (240°)9:31:28+0:045:52 am6:33 pm6:24 am6:01 pm6:57 am5:28 pm12:13 pm (28.6°)91.439
247:27 am (120°)4:59 pm (240°)9:31:37+0:085:53 am6:34 pm6:25 am6:02 pm6:58 am5:28 pm12:13 pm (28.6°)91.434
257:28 am (120°)5:00 pm (241°)9:31:49+0:125:53 am6:34 pm6:25 am6:02 pm6:58 am5:29 pm12:14 pm (28.6°)91.429
267:28 am (119°)5:00 pm (241°)9:32:04+0:155:53 am6:35 pm6:26 am6:03 pm6:59 am5:30 pm12:14 pm (28.6°)91.424
277:28 am (119°)5:01 pm (241°)9:32:24+0:195:54 am6:35 pm6:26 am6:03 pm6:59 am5:30 pm12:15 pm (28.7°)91.420
287:29 am (119°)5:01 pm (241°)9:32:47+0:225:54 am6:36 pm6:26 am6:04 pm6:59 am5:31 pm12:15 pm (28.7°)91.416
297:29 am (119°)5:02 pm (241°)9:33:13+0:265:54 am6:37 pm6:27 am6:05 pm7:00 am5:32 pm12:16 pm (28.8°)91.413
307:29 am (119°)5:03 pm (241°)9:33:43+0:305:55 am6:37 pm6:27 am6:05 pm7:00 am5:32 pm12:16 pm (28.9°)91.410
317:29 am (119°)5:04 pm (241°)9:34:17+0:335:55 am6:38 pm6:27 am6:06 pm7:00 am5:33 pm12:17 pm (28.9°)91.407
* All times are local time for 38°02'14.8"N, 78°29'18.6"W. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Today is highlighted.

The December solstice (winter solstice) in 38°02'14.8"N, 78°29'18.6"W is at 4:48 pm on Wednesday, December 21, 2022. In terms of daylight, this day is 5 hours, 17 minutes shorter than the June solstice. In most locations north of the equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

The earliest sunset is on December 6.

Why is the earliest sunset not on the winter solstice?

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