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Maine, Maine, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2024

Daylight

6:19 am – 5:20 pm
11 hours, 1 minute

Current Time: Feb 27, 2024 at 12:12:14 am
Sun Direction: 9° North
Sun Altitude: -52.7°
Sun Distance: 92.040 million mi
Next Equinox: Mar 19, 2024 11:06 pm (Vernal)
Sunrise Today: 6:19 am 101° East
Sunset Today: 5:20 pm 259° West
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2024 Sun Graph for Maine

December 2024 — Sun in Maine

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2024Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.StartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
16:57 am (121°)3:54 pm (239°)8:57:41−1:325:11 am5:41 pm5:46 am5:05 pm6:23 am4:28 pm11:26 am (22.6°)91.655
26:58 am (121°)3:54 pm (239°)8:56:12−1:285:12 am5:40 pm5:47 am5:05 pm6:24 am4:28 pm11:26 am (22.4°)91.640
36:59 am (122°)3:54 pm (238°)8:54:48−1:245:12 am5:40 pm5:48 am5:05 pm6:25 am4:27 pm11:27 am (22.3°)91.626
47:00 am (122°)3:54 pm (238°)8:53:27−1:205:13 am5:40 pm5:49 am5:04 pm6:26 am4:27 pm11:27 am (22.2°)91.612
57:01 am (122°)3:53 pm (238°)8:52:11−1:165:14 am5:40 pm5:50 am5:04 pm6:27 am4:27 pm11:27 am (22.1°)91.598
67:02 am (122°)3:53 pm (238°)8:50:59−1:125:15 am5:40 pm5:51 am5:04 pm6:28 am4:27 pm11:28 am (21.9°)91.585
77:03 am (122°)3:53 pm (238°)8:49:51−1:075:16 am5:40 pm5:52 am5:04 pm6:29 am4:27 pm11:28 am (21.8°)91.571
87:04 am (123°)3:53 pm (237°)8:48:48−1:035:17 am5:40 pm5:53 am5:04 pm6:30 am4:27 pm11:29 am (21.7°)91.559
97:05 am (123°)3:53 pm (237°)8:47:49−0:585:18 am5:40 pm5:54 am5:04 pm6:31 am4:27 pm11:29 am (21.6°)91.547
107:06 am (123°)3:53 pm (237°)8:46:55−0:545:19 am5:40 pm5:55 am5:04 pm6:32 am4:27 pm11:30 am (21.5°)91.535
117:07 am (123°)3:53 pm (237°)8:46:05−0:495:19 am5:41 pm5:55 am5:05 pm6:33 am4:27 pm11:30 am (21.5°)91.524
127:08 am (123°)3:53 pm (237°)8:45:21−0:445:20 am5:41 pm5:56 am5:05 pm6:34 am4:27 pm11:31 am (21.4°)91.513
137:09 am (123°)3:53 pm (237°)8:44:41−0:405:21 am5:41 pm5:57 am5:05 pm6:34 am4:27 pm11:31 am (21.3°)91.503
147:09 am (123°)3:53 pm (237°)8:44:05−0:355:22 am5:41 pm5:58 am5:05 pm6:35 am4:28 pm11:31 am (21.3°)91.493
157:10 am (123°)3:54 pm (237°)8:43:35−0:305:22 am5:42 pm5:58 am5:05 pm6:36 am4:28 pm11:32 am (21.2°)91.484
167:11 am (123°)3:54 pm (237°)8:43:09−0:255:23 am5:42 pm5:59 am5:06 pm6:37 am4:28 pm11:32 am (21.2°)91.476
177:11 am (123°)3:54 pm (237°)8:42:49−0:205:24 am5:42 pm6:00 am5:06 pm6:37 am4:29 pm11:33 am (21.2°)91.468
187:12 am (124°)3:55 pm (236°)8:42:33−0:155:24 am5:43 pm6:00 am5:07 pm6:38 am4:29 pm11:33 am (21.1°)91.460
197:13 am (124°)3:55 pm (236°)8:42:22−0:105:25 am5:43 pm6:01 am5:07 pm6:38 am4:29 pm11:34 am (21.1°)91.454
207:13 am (124°)3:56 pm (236°)8:42:16−0:055:25 am5:44 pm6:01 am5:07 pm6:39 am4:30 pm11:34 am (21.1°)91.448
217:14 am (124°)3:56 pm (236°)8:42:15< 1s5:26 am5:44 pm6:02 am5:08 pm6:40 am4:30 pm11:35 am (21.1°)91.442
227:14 am (124°)3:57 pm (236°)8:42:19+0:035:26 am5:45 pm6:02 am5:08 pm6:40 am4:31 pm11:35 am (21.1°)91.437
237:15 am (124°)3:57 pm (236°)8:42:28+0:085:27 am5:45 pm6:03 am5:09 pm6:40 am4:31 pm11:36 am (21.1°)91.432
247:15 am (123°)3:58 pm (237°)8:42:42+0:135:27 am5:46 pm6:03 am5:10 pm6:41 am4:32 pm11:36 am (21.1°)91.428
257:15 am (123°)3:58 pm (237°)8:43:01+0:185:27 am5:46 pm6:04 am5:10 pm6:41 am4:33 pm11:37 am (21.2°)91.424
267:16 am (123°)3:59 pm (237°)8:43:24+0:235:28 am5:47 pm6:04 am5:11 pm6:42 am4:33 pm11:37 am (21.2°)91.420
277:16 am (123°)4:00 pm (237°)8:43:53+0:285:28 am5:48 pm6:04 am5:12 pm6:42 am4:34 pm11:38 am (21.3°)91.417
287:16 am (123°)4:01 pm (237°)8:44:27+0:335:28 am5:48 pm6:04 am5:12 pm6:42 am4:35 pm11:38 am (21.3°)91.415
297:16 am (123°)4:01 pm (237°)8:45:05+0:385:29 am5:49 pm6:05 am5:13 pm6:42 am4:36 pm11:39 am (21.4°)91.412
307:16 am (123°)4:02 pm (237°)8:45:48+0:435:29 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°)8:46:36+0:475:29 am5:51 pm6:05 am5:15 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.

The December solstice (winter solstice) in Maine is at 4:20 am on Saturday, December 21, 2024. In terms of daylight, this day is 6 hours, 59 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 9.

Why is the earliest sunset not on the winter solstice?

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