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Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2022

Daylight

6:59 am – 4:49 pm
9 hours, 51 minutes

Current Time: Dec 9, 2022 at 5:31:31 am
Sun Direction: 106° East
Sun Altitude: -17.4°
Sun Distance: 91.555 million mi
Next Solstice: Dec 21, 2022 4:48 pm (Winter)
Sunrise Today: 6:59 am 118° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:49 pm 242° Southwest
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2022 Sun Graph for Cape Hatteras

December 2022 — Sun in Cape Hatteras

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2022Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
16:52 am (116°)4:49 pm (243°)9:57:33−1:025:22 am6:19 pm5:53 am5:49 pm6:24 am5:17 pm11:51 am (32.9°)91.662
26:53 am (117°)4:49 pm (243°)9:56:33−0:595:23 am6:19 pm5:53 am5:49 pm6:25 am5:17 pm11:51 am (32.8°)91.646
36:54 am (117°)4:49 pm (243°)9:55:36−0:575:24 am6:19 pm5:54 am5:49 pm6:26 am5:17 pm11:51 am (32.6°)91.632
46:54 am (117°)4:49 pm (243°)9:54:41−0:545:24 am6:19 pm5:55 am5:49 pm6:27 am5:17 pm11:52 am (32.5°)91.617
56:55 am (117°)4:49 pm (243°)9:53:49−0:515:25 am6:19 pm5:56 am5:49 pm6:27 am5:17 pm11:52 am (32.4°)91.603
66:56 am (117°)4:49 pm (243°)9:53:01−0:485:26 am6:19 pm5:57 am5:49 pm6:28 am5:17 pm11:53 am (32.2°)91.590
76:57 am (117°)4:49 pm (242°)9:52:15−0:455:27 am6:20 pm5:57 am5:49 pm6:29 am5:17 pm11:53 am (32.1°)91.577
86:58 am (118°)4:49 pm (242°)9:51:31−0:435:27 am6:20 pm5:58 am5:49 pm6:30 am5:17 pm11:54 am (32.0°)91.565
96:59 am (118°)4:49 pm (242°)9:50:51−0:405:28 am6:20 pm5:59 am5:49 pm6:30 am5:17 pm11:54 am (31.9°)91.553
106:59 am (118°)4:50 pm (242°)9:50:14−0:375:29 am6:20 pm6:00 am5:49 pm6:31 am5:18 pm11:54 am (31.8°)91.542
117:00 am (118°)4:50 pm (242°)9:49:40−0:345:29 am6:20 pm6:00 am5:50 pm6:32 am5:18 pm11:55 am (31.8°)91.531
127:01 am (118°)4:50 pm (242°)9:49:09−0:305:30 am6:21 pm6:01 am5:50 pm6:33 am5:18 pm11:55 am (31.7°)91.521
137:01 am (118°)4:50 pm (242°)9:48:41−0:275:31 am6:21 pm6:02 am5:50 pm6:33 am5:18 pm11:56 am (31.6°)91.512
147:02 am (118°)4:50 pm (242°)9:48:17−0:245:31 am6:21 pm6:02 am5:50 pm6:34 am5:19 pm11:56 am (31.6°)91.502
157:03 am (118°)4:51 pm (242°)9:47:55−0:215:32 am6:22 pm6:03 am5:51 pm6:35 am5:19 pm11:57 am (31.5°)91.494
167:03 am (118°)4:51 pm (242°)9:47:37−0:185:33 am6:22 pm6:03 am5:51 pm6:35 am5:19 pm11:57 am (31.5°)91.486
177:04 am (118°)4:51 pm (242°)9:47:21−0:155:33 am6:22 pm6:04 am5:51 pm6:36 am5:20 pm11:58 am (31.4°)91.478
187:05 am (118°)4:52 pm (242°)9:47:09−0:115:34 am6:23 pm6:05 am5:52 pm6:36 am5:20 pm11:58 am (31.4°)91.470
197:05 am (118°)4:52 pm (242°)9:47:01−0:085:34 am6:23 pm6:05 am5:52 pm6:37 am5:21 pm11:59 am (31.4°)91.463
207:06 am (118°)4:53 pm (242°)9:46:55−0:055:35 am6:24 pm6:06 am5:53 pm6:38 am5:21 pm11:59 am (31.4°)91.457
217:06 am (118°)4:53 pm (242°)9:46:53−0:025:35 am6:24 pm6:06 am5:53 pm6:38 am5:21 pm12:00 pm (31.4°)91.451
227:07 am (118°)4:54 pm (242°)9:46:54< 1s5:36 am6:25 pm6:07 am5:54 pm6:39 am5:22 pm12:00 pm (31.4°)91.445
237:07 am (118°)4:54 pm (242°)9:46:58+0:045:36 am6:25 pm6:07 am5:54 pm6:39 am5:23 pm12:01 pm (31.4°)91.439
247:08 am (118°)4:55 pm (242°)9:47:06+0:075:37 am6:26 pm6:08 am5:55 pm6:39 am5:23 pm12:01 pm (31.4°)91.434
257:08 am (118°)4:55 pm (242°)9:47:16+0:105:37 am6:26 pm6:08 am5:55 pm6:40 am5:24 pm12:02 pm (31.4°)91.429
267:09 am (118°)4:56 pm (242°)9:47:30+0:135:38 am6:27 pm6:09 am5:56 pm6:40 am5:24 pm12:02 pm (31.4°)91.424
277:09 am (118°)4:57 pm (242°)9:47:48+0:175:38 am6:28 pm6:09 am5:57 pm6:41 am5:25 pm12:03 pm (31.5°)91.420
287:09 am (118°)4:57 pm (242°)9:48:08+0:205:38 am6:28 pm6:09 am5:57 pm6:41 am5:26 pm12:03 pm (31.5°)91.416
297:10 am (118°)4:58 pm (242°)9:48:32+0:235:39 am6:29 pm6:10 am5:58 pm6:41 am5:26 pm12:04 pm (31.6°)91.413
307:10 am (118°)4:59 pm (242°)9:48:58+0:265:39 am6:30 pm6:10 am5:59 pm6:42 am5:27 pm12:04 pm (31.7°)91.410
317:10 am (118°)4:59 pm (242°)9:49:28+0:295:39 am6:30 pm6:10 am5:59 pm6:42 am5:28 pm12:05 pm (31.7°)91.407
* All times are local time for Cape Hatteras. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Today is highlighted.

The December solstice (winter solstice) in Cape Hatteras is at 4:48 pm on Wednesday, December 21, 2022. In terms of daylight, this day is 4 hours, 45 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 5.

Why is the earliest sunset not on the winter solstice?

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