Flag for Greenland Qaanaaq, Greenland — Sunrise, Sunset, and Daylength, December 2017

Current Time: Jan 17, 2017 at 2:20:42 am

Sun Direction: 9° North

Sun Altitude: -33.1°

Sun Distance: 91.448 million mi


Next Equinox: Mar 20, 2017 7:28 am (Vernal)

Sun: Down all day

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December 2017 — Sun in Qaanaaq

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthAstronomical TwilightNautical TwilightCivil TwilightSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceStartEndStartEndStartEndTimeMil. mi
1Down all day8:29 am6:22 pm10:49 am4:02 pmNot above -6°1:26 pm (-9.4°)91.651
2Down all day8:32 am6:20 pm10:54 am3:58 pmNot above -6°1:26 pm (-9.5°)91.637
3Down all day8:35 am6:17 pm10:59 am3:54 pmNot above -6°1:27 pm (-9.7°)91.622
4Down all day8:38 am6:15 pm11:04 am3:50 pmNot above -6°1:27 pm (-9.8°)91.609
5Down all day8:41 am6:13 pm11:08 am3:46 pmNot above -6°1:28 pm (-9.9°)91.596
6Down all day8:44 am6:11 pm11:13 am3:43 pmNot above -6°1:28 pm (-10.0°)91.583
7Down all day8:47 am6:10 pm11:17 am3:39 pmNot above -6°1:29 pm (-10.1°)91.571
8Down all day8:49 am6:08 pm11:21 am3:36 pmNot above -6°1:29 pm (-10.2°)91.560
9Down all day8:52 am6:07 pm11:25 am3:33 pmNot above -6°1:29 pm (-10.3°)91.549
10Down all day8:54 am6:05 pm11:29 am3:30 pmNot above -6°1:30 pm (-10.4°)91.538
11Down all day8:56 am6:04 pm11:33 am3:27 pmNot above -6°1:30 pm (-10.5°)91.528
12Down all day8:58 am6:03 pm11:37 am3:25 pmNot above -6°1:31 pm (-10.6°)91.518
13Down all day9:00 am6:02 pm11:40 am3:22 pmNot above -6°1:31 pm (-10.7°)91.509
14Down all day9:01 am6:02 pm11:43 am3:20 pmNot above -6°1:32 pm (-10.7°)91.500
15Down all day9:03 am6:01 pm11:45 am3:19 pmNot above -6°1:32 pm (-10.8°)91.491
16Down all day9:04 am6:01 pm11:48 am3:17 pmNot above -6°1:33 pm (-10.8°)91.483
17Down all day9:06 am6:01 pm11:50 am3:16 pmNot above -6°1:33 pm (-10.8°)91.475
18Down all day9:07 am6:01 pm11:52 am3:16 pmNot above -6°1:34 pm (-10.9°)91.467
19Down all day9:08 am6:01 pm11:53 am3:15 pmNot above -6°1:34 pm (-10.9°)91.460
20Down all day9:08 am6:01 pm11:54 am3:15 pmNot above -6°1:35 pm (-10.9°)91.453
21Down all day9:09 am6:01 pm11:55 am3:16 pmNot above -6°1:35 pm (-10.9°)91.446
22Down all day9:09 am6:02 pm11:55 am3:16 pmNot above -6°1:36 pm (-10.9°)91.440
23Down all day9:10 am6:03 pm11:55 am3:17 pmNot above -6°1:36 pm (-10.9°)91.434
24Down all day9:10 am6:04 pm11:55 am3:19 pmNot above -6°1:37 pm (-10.9°)91.429
25Down all day9:10 am6:05 pm11:54 am3:20 pmNot above -6°1:37 pm (-10.8°)91.424
26Down all day9:10 am6:06 pm11:53 am3:23 pmNot above -6°1:38 pm (-10.8°)91.419
27Down all day9:09 am6:07 pm11:52 am3:25 pmNot above -6°1:38 pm (-10.8°)91.415
28Down all day9:09 am6:09 pm11:50 am3:28 pmNot above -6°1:39 pm (-10.7°)91.411
29Down all day9:08 am6:11 pm11:48 am3:31 pmNot above -6°1:39 pm (-10.7°)91.408
30Down all day9:07 am6:13 pm11:46 am3:34 pmNot above -6°1:40 pm (-10.6°)91.406
31Down all day9:06 am6:15 pm11:43 am3:37 pmNot above -6°1:40 pm (-10.5°)91.404
* All times are local time for Qaanaaq. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 1:28 pm in Qaanaaq. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

Why is the earliest sunset not on Winter Solstice?

Qaanaaq has polar nights in December.

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