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Maine, Maine, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2021

Daylight

6:59 am – 3:54 pm
8 hours, 55 minutes

Current Time: Dec 3, 2021 at 1:21:40 am
Sun Direction: 55° Northeast
Sun Altitude: -56.9°
Sun Distance: 91.636 million mi
Next Solstice: Dec 21, 2021 10:59 am (Winter)
Sunrise Today: 6:59 am 122° Southeast
Sunset Today: 3:54 pm 238° Southwest
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2021 Sun Graph for Maine

December 2021 — Sun in Maine

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
16:56 am (121°)3:55 pm (239°)8:58:07−1:335:10 am5:41 pm5:46 am5:05 pm6:23 am4:28 pm11:26 am (22.6°)91.659
26:58 am (121°)3:54 pm (239°)8:56:37−1:295:11 am5:41 pm5:47 am5:05 pm6:24 am4:28 pm11:26 am (22.5°)91.645
36:59 am (122°)3:54 pm (238°)8:55:11−1:255:12 am5:40 pm5:48 am5:05 pm6:25 am4:28 pm11:26 am (22.3°)91.631
47:00 am (122°)3:54 pm (238°)8:53:50−1:215:13 am5:40 pm5:49 am5:04 pm6:26 am4:27 pm11:27 am (22.2°)91.617
57:01 am (122°)3:53 pm (238°)8:52:32−1:175:14 am5:40 pm5:50 am5:04 pm6:27 am4:27 pm11:27 am (22.1°)91.604
67:02 am (122°)3:53 pm (238°)8:51:19−1:135:15 am5:40 pm5:51 am5:04 pm6:28 am4:27 pm11:28 am (22.0°)91.590
77:03 am (122°)3:53 pm (238°)8:50:10−1:085:16 am5:40 pm5:52 am5:04 pm6:29 am4:27 pm11:28 am (21.9°)91.577
87:04 am (123°)3:53 pm (237°)8:49:05−1:045:17 am5:40 pm5:53 am5:04 pm6:30 am4:27 pm11:29 am (21.8°)91.565
97:05 am (123°)3:53 pm (237°)8:48:05−0:595:18 am5:40 pm5:53 am5:04 pm6:31 am4:27 pm11:29 am (21.7°)91.552
107:06 am (123°)3:53 pm (237°)8:47:10−0:555:18 am5:40 pm5:54 am5:04 pm6:32 am4:27 pm11:29 am (21.6°)91.541
117:07 am (123°)3:53 pm (237°)8:46:19−0:505:19 am5:41 pm5:55 am5:05 pm6:33 am4:27 pm11:30 am (21.5°)91.529
127:08 am (123°)3:53 pm (237°)8:45:33−0:465:20 am5:41 pm5:56 am5:05 pm6:33 am4:27 pm11:30 am (21.4°)91.518
137:08 am (123°)3:53 pm (237°)8:44:51−0:415:21 am5:41 pm5:57 am5:05 pm6:34 am4:27 pm11:31 am (21.3°)91.507
147:09 am (123°)3:53 pm (237°)8:44:15−0:365:21 am5:41 pm5:57 am5:05 pm6:35 am4:28 pm11:31 am (21.3°)91.497
157:10 am (123°)3:54 pm (237°)8:43:43−0:315:22 am5:41 pm5:58 am5:05 pm6:36 am4:28 pm11:32 am (21.2°)91.488
167:11 am (123°)3:54 pm (237°)8:43:16−0:265:23 am5:42 pm5:59 am5:06 pm6:36 am4:28 pm11:32 am (21.2°)91.479
177:11 am (123°)3:54 pm (237°)8:42:54−0:225:23 am5:42 pm5:59 am5:06 pm6:37 am4:28 pm11:33 am (21.2°)91.470
187:12 am (123°)3:55 pm (236°)8:42:37−0:175:24 am5:43 pm6:00 am5:06 pm6:38 am4:29 pm11:33 am (21.1°)91.463
197:13 am (124°)3:55 pm (236°)8:42:25−0:125:25 am5:43 pm6:01 am5:07 pm6:38 am4:29 pm11:34 am (21.1°)91.455
207:13 am (124°)3:55 pm (236°)8:42:18−0:075:25 am5:43 pm6:01 am5:07 pm6:39 am4:30 pm11:34 am (21.1°)91.449
217:14 am (124°)3:56 pm (236°)8:42:15−0:025:26 am5:44 pm6:02 am5:08 pm6:39 am4:30 pm11:35 am (21.1°)91.442
227:14 am (124°)3:56 pm (236°)8:42:18+0:025:26 am5:44 pm6:02 am5:08 pm6:40 am4:31 pm11:35 am (21.1°)91.437
237:15 am (124°)3:57 pm (236°)8:42:25+0:075:27 am5:45 pm6:03 am5:09 pm6:40 am4:31 pm11:36 am (21.1°)91.432
247:15 am (124°)3:58 pm (237°)8:42:38+0:125:27 am5:46 pm6:03 am5:09 pm6:41 am4:32 pm11:36 am (21.1°)91.427
257:15 am (123°)3:58 pm (237°)8:42:56+0:175:27 am5:46 pm6:03 am5:10 pm6:41 am4:32 pm11:37 am (21.2°)91.423
267:16 am (123°)3:59 pm (237°)8:43:18+0:225:28 am5:47 pm6:04 am5:11 pm6:41 am4:33 pm11:37 am (21.2°)91.420
277:16 am (123°)4:00 pm (237°)8:43:45+0:275:28 am5:47 pm6:04 am5:11 pm6:42 am4:34 pm11:38 am (21.2°)91.417
287:16 am (123°)4:00 pm (237°)8:44:17+0:325:28 am5:48 pm6:04 am5:12 pm6:42 am4:35 pm11:38 am (21.3°)91.414
297:16 am (123°)4:01 pm (237°)8:44:54+0:375:29 am5:49 pm6:05 am5:13 pm6:42 am4:35 pm11:39 am (21.4°)91.412
307:16 am (123°)4:02 pm (237°)8:45:36+0:415:29 am5:50 pm6:05 am5:14 pm6:42 am4:36 pm11:39 am (21.4°)91.410
317:17 am (123°)4:03 pm (237°)8:46:23+0:465:29 am5:50 pm6:05 am5:14 pm6:43 am4:37 pm11:40 am (21.5°)91.409
* All times are local time for Maine. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Today is highlighted.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at 10:59 am in Maine. In terms of daylight, this day is 6 hours, 59 minutes shorter than on June Solstice. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

Earliest sunset is on December 9 or December 10.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

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